at last i have finally found a suitable driver for my OS….. Or sign in with one of these services Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign Up All Activity Home Microsoft Software Products Windows 9x/ME Trying to use Infinst to This following method which I'm about to show you can work for most USB mass storage devices if your Windows 98 has detection problems. But when I do, I get this error message:"Infinst is only supported in Win98 setup.exe"I have googled that exact phrase, but can find nothing diagnostic.I am browsing to the setup.exe located this contact form
Sign in here. Next: 15.2 Renaming the WinDriver Up: 15. If the installation wizard offers to install an INF file other than the one you have generated, select Install one of the other drivers and choose your specific INF file from However, some hardware drivers are not included in Windows 98 or need to be updated to include new files.
Install your INF file: On Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista you can automatically install the INF file: You can use the wdreg utility with the install command to automatically install the INF file The former will have a PnP ID, the later won't.Joe. I downloaded this a couple of years ago as part of an effort to find all possible drivers for the Asrock Dual-VSTA motherboard. I think that it doesn't complain if it sees "$chicago$" in the inf file.
This inf will not install any PnP hardware. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Why don't you ask those others you speak of? Doubt it... it was a weird capacity mp3 player/usb flash drive..
I know this works for system file updates, never tried it for drivers but I do remember reading about it a long time ago. Inf File Download This software is the treasure! We recommend using the wdreg utility to install the INF file automatically, instead of installing it manually. More hints And I have made sure that the entire mirror directory and all files do not have their read-only attribute set.This error appears to indicate that infinst does not like the setup.exe
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Do you know how I install the 98 driver on windows 7? I just pop the chip and plug it into a card reader and it works! Topic Removed... (see my previous post)BTW, the method works for any Win9x/ME... (except for certain MSBATCH.INF parameters) Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Guest wsxedcrfv Guest What I found was a generic Windows 98SE USB mass storage device driver that will work with many makes and models of the following:- USB Flash Drives - Digital Photo and Video
by R. you could check here It works excellent! Windows 98 Driver Pack Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Look for files containing your device's vendor and device IDs and delete them.
I have tried formatting in other computer to FAT or FAT32 with no success.. weblink Locate the INF in your distribution package when asked. Windows Add/Remove Hardware Wizard: Right-click on My Computer, select Properties, choose the Hardware tab and click on Hardware Wizard.... It is for this model, there is only a xp and 98 driver.http://www.avermedia.eu/avertv/uk/Support/Download.aspx?Type=Software&id=19&tab=APDriver Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) All Answers Collapse - Answer I really don't think a Win 98
Windows Upgrade Device Driver Wizard: Select the device from the Device Manager devices list, select Properties, choose the Driver tab and click the Update Driver... Please try again now or at a later time. Next: 12.2 Renaming the WinDriver Up: 12. navigate here During reboot, the computer will detect new devices and USB controllers and will ask for the Windows 98 install CD so make sure you have it to hand.
After restart and after insertion of the USB flash drive it successfully installed itself. We recommend using the wdreg utility to install the INF file automatically, instead of installing it manually. Mind you, they have to exist in the Exact-Path specified.Easier to just ensure that the INF contents point directly to "current-folder" (where-modules-are) along with the INF's and place them in the
Share this post Link to post Share on other sites submix8c 89 submix8c 89 Inconceivable! 89 5,211 posts OS: none specified Country: Report post Posted January 12, 2011 But I seem to remember that some NTx.x INF's would not work on 2K/XP (and vise-versa). That's what the INFINST program is supposed to setup for you. Devices in Device Manager can be uninstalled by right clicking on an entry and selecting "Remove".
Reply Pam Vincent 3 years ago The people who give their knowledge freely are to be commended. Then install the device when you use the "update driver" button, click on it and then make sure you can then direct it to your disc or source of drivers, rather When Windows 98 is installed, Setup automatically detects all hardware and installs the necessary drivers by checking the Windows INF directory for the correct file. his comment is here Which leads me to ask - if there is a $chicago$ signature in an inf file, does that mean it's 100% compatible or functional or usable for win-98?
But, I have not tried it myself so I can't speak from experience.Oh, I didn't know that.Placing new versions of files that it already knows about (ie. Some stuff is PnP and invokes the New Hardware Detected wizard, other stuff isn't and it's either on the "well-known-devices" list that MS-W scans for during installation or else you have On Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003/Vista you can choose to upgrade the driver directly from the Properties list. On Windows 98/Me you need to install the INF file manually via Windows Add New Hardware Wizard or Upgrade Device Driver Wizard, as explained below: Windows Add New Hardware Wizard: ****************************************************************************************
With Infinst.exe, the new hardware infs and the associated drivers may be added to the Windows 98 setup installation point. method 1) when the O/S is running, not sure about during the O/S installation process though, nor where you'd put such a command.Joe.