3000LS/Win98SE Driver

Additional drivers are required to use the Maxtor Personal Storage 3000LS with Windows 98SE. Follow the instructions below to download and install the required software.


  • Step 1

    Download and extract ps3000ls_98se_drivers.exe to the computer to which you connect the 3000LS to. Maxtor suggests that you extract the file to the C:\> drive.

  • Step 2

    Install your hardware as instructed. When you connect the drive to your computer with the USB cable, the Windows Add New Hardware Wizard will appear. Click Next on this first screen.

  • Step 3

    On the second screen, select the option to Search for the best driver and click Next.

  • Step 4

    On the third screen, select the option to find the directory containing the 98SE Drivers (e.g., C:\3000LS_98SE_Drivers) for a driver and click Next.

  • Step 5

    The Hardware Wizard should find a driver directory called TPPFX.INF. Click Next to install this driver.

  • Step 6

    After a moment, the Hardware Wizard should tell you Windows has finished installing the software. Click Finish.

    Step 7

    A couple of information screens will appear briefly. Your drive is now ready to use.