Generic driver for USB Flash Drive with Win 98

  99ab 00:52 21 Mar 04
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I have several USB flash drives of different makes. I have no problem using them on my computer running Windows 2000 but my computer running Windows 98 SE needs drivers. I have lost the original CDs or floppies which came with the flash drives when they were new and most of the drives have no manufacturer's name on them.

Where, if anywhere, can I download a generic driver(s) which will work with any of these flash drives when I am using Windows 98SE?

If Win 2K has a database of drivers for all makes and models of flash drive, then logically it should be possible to obtain a similar database which will work with Windows 98 SE.

Please, can anyone help?

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99AB

  frazky 01:58 21 Mar 04

please try the following drivers - copy them into txt files and rename to .inf files

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first is "Genedisk.inf"

second is "Umssmpix.inf"

  frazky 01:59 21 Mar 04

; INF file for USB storage device
; Copyright (c) 2000-2005

[Version]
Signature="$CHICAGO$"
Class=hdc
provider=%MSFT%

[Manufacturer]
%MfgName%=General

[General]
%USBSTOR\DISK.DeviceDesc%=usbmspd.Dev,USBSTOR\DISK

[usbmspd.Dev]
AddReg=usbmspd.AddReg

[usbmspd.AddReg]
HKR,,DevLoader,,*ios
HKR,,PortDriver,,genestor.pdr

;---------------------------------------------------------------;

[Strings]
MSFT="General"
MfgName="General"
USBSTOR\DISK.DeviceDesc="USB Storage Drive"

  frazky 02:01 21 Mar 04

[Version]
Signature="$CHICAGO$"
Class=HDC
provider=%MSFT%

[Manufacturer]
%MfgName%=OSI

[OSI]
%USB\VID_0FDE&PID_8228.DeviceDesc%=Mpix.install,USB\VID_0FDE&PID_8228
%UMSS\DISK.DeviceDesc%=umsspdr.install,MPIX\DISK

[PreCopySection]
HKR,,NoSetupUI,,1

[DestinationDirs]
; \<WINDIR>\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS
umss.files = 10,System32\Drivers

; \<WINDIR>\SYSTEM\IOSUBSYS
umsspdr.files = 12

[Mpix.install]
CopyFiles=umss.files, umsspdr.files
AddReg=umss.addreg

[umss.addreg]
HKR,,DevLoader,,*ntkern
HKR,,NTMPDriver,,UMSSMPIX.SYS


; If the device does not correctly indicate which protocol it uses,
; one of the following sections should be added to indicate which protocol
; the driver should use.

; Indicate that the device uses the C/B/I protocol
[cbi.addreg.HW]
HKR,,DeviceProtocol,0x10001,00

; Indicate that the device uses the C/B protocol
[cb.addreg.HW]
HKR,,DeviceProtocol,0x10001,01

; Indicate that the device uses the BULK ONLY protocol
[bulkonly.addreg.HW]
HKR,,DeviceProtocol,0x10001,50

; Install the port driver
[umsspdr.install]
AddReg=umsspdr.addreg

[umsspdr.addreg]
HKR,,DevLoader,,*ios
HKR,,PortDriver,,mpix_pdr.pdr



[umss.files]
umssmpix.sys

[umsspdr.files]
mpix_pdr.pdr

[SourceDisksNames]
1000 = "Oregon Scientific DS8228 CDROM","",,

[SourceDisksFiles]
UMSSMPIX.SYS = 1000
MPIX_PDR.PDR = 1000

;---------------------------------------------------------------;

[Strings]
MSFT="OSI"
MfgName="Oregon Scientific"
USB\VID_0FDE&PID_8228.DeviceDesc="Oregon Scientific DS8228"
UMSS\DISK.DeviceDesc="USB Mass Storage Device"

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