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How to install Memorex USB 2.0 1GB flash drive on computer with microsoft 2000 OS

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Evidently the flashdrive can't be used on 2000 OS so I'll give up....thanks for the info

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Windows 2000 should recognize the flash drive immediately after it is inserted. The flash drive should install itself. Besides, there are only drivers available on the Memorex website for Windows 98se.

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