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Subject: Re: Connection with Win 98
From: Jürgen Hestermann (juergen.hestermann_at_gmx.de)
Date: 2004-10-19


> I have an Archos Recorder 20. I have used it several
> times with computers and various operating systems. It
> has always worked fine.
> I am now approached with a new (to me) computer that
> uses Windows 98. I can't get the drivers to install
> properly and it displays an exclamation mark in the
> System Control panel and recommends updating my
> drivers.
> I have tried various combinations of the drivers
> provided on your website with no luck. The HD does not
> show up.
> Can anyone please tell me the precise procedure for
> installation? Or give me some ideas?

I am using Win98 (not SE) too and it is working here (although
only in slow USB 1.1 mode).

I bought an USB card for my older PC with drivers for Win98
but as you I also have errors in device manager. I have two entries:

"NEC PCI to USB Enhanced Host Controller" and
"NEC PCI/USB Open Host Controller"

but only the last is working.
Anybody knows how to get the first one working too? ;-)

If you want to get an automatic drive letter assignment when
attaching your Archos to the USB port you need an USBtoIDE
driver. It's only 64 kB, if you send me your email address
(to juergen.hestermann_at_gmx.de) I can send it to you.

Jürgen Hestermann.

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