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Driver to run USB jumpdrive through PS/2

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February 24, 2010 1:11:16 PM

Hello,
I have an old IBM laptop running Windows95 that has limited ports. It has a PS2 mouse port and I have a PS2/USB adapter. I was wondering if there is a driver that would allow me to use a USB Jumpdrive through this PSw2 port.
Anonymous
February 24, 2010 8:37:54 PM

No, that only works for a keyboard or mouse.
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February 25, 2010 12:21:25 AM

buy a pci card for usb devices. But I guess not all old laptop can support that.
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February 25, 2010 1:40:20 AM

You likely won't even find a driver to run it period under Windows 95... no matter how many USB ports you have.
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February 26, 2010 5:35:12 PM

Thanks, to everyone. This machine also has male 25 pin and 9 pin plugs. Would either of these adapt to USB?
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Anonymous
February 26, 2010 8:32:38 PM

NOTHING will work with USB in Windows 95.
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February 26, 2010 9:27:47 PM

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NOTHING will work with USB in Windows 95.


Thanks, I am just not use to "No", "Nothing", and things like that. However, I do believe you and appreciate your time to let me know. Thanks again, Larry H.
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Anonymous
February 27, 2010 10:06:31 AM

If there's something you really need of the hard drive, get an IDE to USB cable, remove the laptop hard drive and connect it to another computer.
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February 27, 2010 2:05:37 PM

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If there's something you really need of the hard drive, get an IDE to USB cable, remove the laptop hard drive and connect it to another computer.


I found this on EBay "3 in 1 USB 2.0 To SATA / IDE Cable Adapter + Power Cord". Would that work? The computer is an IBM ThinkPad 365XD. If yes, do you know where I could find how to remove the hard drive?

Thanks, Larry H
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February 28, 2010 4:05:51 AM

I wouldn't say that nothing would work USB-wise in Windows 95... but I do believe you're out of luck when it comes to any mass storage device. I don't think even USB floppy drives work in 95. There are a few USB devices that will work, but they were limited to mice, keyboards and perhaps older webcams / digital cameras.
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