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Can't seem to find usb

I have an old Toshiba laptop Satellite Pro 440cdx which has one type 1 usb connector. I plugged in a 1 gig travel drive made by memorex. No matter how hard I dug in the Windows 95 OS, I couldn't find any way to locate the usb drive. Its as though the usb doesn't exist.

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    Yeah, if I could connect to the web using the old Toshiba, updating and finding drivers would be a snap. I was hoping I could load the updates on the thumb drive and plug them in that way. I suppose I'll have to burn them to a cd then transfer them via the cd drive. I was thinking about loading it up with linux and using it to familiarize myself with that operating system. It would be nice to get away from MS's massive OS and all its kinks.



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Here is compatibility information:


  • Windows 98SE/2000/ME & XP
  • Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 & 10(X) or higher
  • USB 2.0 or 1.1 compatible
Looks like it might not be compatible. Sorry!

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Windows 95? Have you thought about updating? The plug and play support, as well as USB support, are somewhat limited when using Windows95. If you can upgrade to Windows98 or Windows2000, i suggest you do so. Does Memorex say that the drive is compatible with Windows95? Have you installed the drivers for the travel drive? Umm.. If it is supported, the drivers must be installed for it to work. Other than that, Im not sure what else you can do. Sorry, I cant be of more help.

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