USB2 and Operating System Compatability

  DN14 13:48 07 Jul 03

I am currently considering changing my motherboard and the motherboard that I am considering buying has USB version two ports. I currently run Windows 98 on my PC and am wondering whether or not Windows 98 is compatible with USB2. I would be grateful if someone could tell me if there is a compatibility problem and if there is what operating systems are compatible with the standard.

  bigray 13:56 07 Jul 03

My usb 2 was only compatable when I went on to XP,had a new PC, dealer informed me of this & they work fine

  DieSse 14:01 07 Jul 03

Yes Win98SE is compatible, as long as you get the correct driver for the USB2 chipset in use.

This site has pointers to where the various main chipset drivers are located.

  DieSse 14:02 07 Jul 03

Which site - why this one - click here


  DN14 22:20 07 Jul 03

Thanks for the assitance.

  DN14 22:22 07 Jul 03

Thanks for the advice.

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