Personal Storage 5000 USB/Win98SE Driver

The ps5000_win98se_usb_driver.exe is a self-extracting file containing the USB Drivers needed for use with the Maxtor Personal Storage 5000 LE/DV/XT in a Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) environment.

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Download ps5000_win98se_usb_driver.exe from this web site.

  • Step 2

    Extract ps5000_win98se_usb_driver.exe to you computer that the Maxtor Personal Storage 5000 LE/DV/XT drive is connected to. Upon extraction, the 5000_USB directory will be created on your system. Suggestion: extract the ps5000_win98se_usb_driver.exe to the Desktop of the computer that you will connect the Personal Storage 5000 to.

  • Step 3

    Shut down your computer and connect the Personal Storage 5000 to an available USB interface on your computer. Once connected, apply power to the system.

  • Step 4

    After Windows 98SE starts, the Add New Hardware Wizard box will appear. Click the Next > button to continue.

  • Step 5

    On the next page, select "Search for the best driver for your device..." and click the Next > button to continue.

  • Step 6

    On the next page, check the "Specify a location:" checkbox and click on the Browse... button.

  • Step 7

    In the Browse for Folder Window, locate the 5000_USB directory and click the OK button.

  • Step 8

    Click on the Next > button to accept the selection of the driver. NOTE: The path identified in the image will vary depending on the location of the file. At this point the 5000 software driver will load on your Windows 98SE computer.

  • Step 9

    To complete the installation, click on the Finish button and restart your Windows 98SE computer.

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    Step 10

    When finished, the Add New Hardware Wizard will appear for a second time. Repeat Steps 1-9 to install the Storage Adapter Bridge Module.

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