old pc win982ed

  BODS 12:07 27 Oct 05
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hi,
can anyone help, would it be possible to add usb v2 to my pc which has usb v1, via a pci card.
what version of usb would i require to run external hard drive and usb mouse.
also how to i find what version of pci do i have/use
pc amd 1600xp k7s5a mobo

  xania 12:46 27 Oct 05

Win98SE does not support USB 2.0 - only USB 1.1. You can attach 2.0 equipment (it is backward compatible) but you wil not get the faster speed. For all the best advice (free and unbiased) on USB click here

  PaulB2005 14:31 27 Oct 05

Just installed a Belkin USB 2 PCI in a Win Me PC and you do get the USB 2 speeds after you install the drivers.

Win98SE just doesn't support USB 2 natively (i.e. with drivers from the hardware manufacturer)

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