Sas411 and sirrobin4ever,
Thank you very much for your time in researching this issue. I did find that 98 drivers are available for 98/SE/ME. I wish the online retailers of these kind of products would list more of this type of information. Although I use XP, I was researching this for an elderly friend who like many others still cling to 98 or ME yet need the convenience of an external drive. Thanks again for your help.