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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.
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.
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.
After Windows 98SE starts, the Add New Hardware Wizard box will appear. Click the Next > button to continue.
On the next page, select "Search for the best driver for your device..." and click the Next > button to continue.
On the next page, check the "Specify a location:" checkbox and click on the Browse... button.
In the Browse for Folder Window, locate the 5000_USB directory and click the OK button.
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.
To complete the installation, click on the Finish button and restart your Windows 98SE computer.
When finished, the Add New Hardware Wizard will appear for a second time. Repeat Steps 1-9 to install the Storage Adapter Bridge Module.