Re: need driver for usb floppy drive to work with Vista
Thanks, Michael. I have contacted Gateway and all is well. I'm just keeping
Business, as it fits my profile pretty well. I will try contacting Starlogic.
"Michael Solomon" wrote:
> "Mike F from TN" <MikeFfromTN@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >I just upgraded from XP MCE to Vista Home Premium. I have a usb 3.5" floppy
> > drive that is essential to my work, but Vista can't recognize the driver.
> > The
> > driver disk is titled Starlogic Portable USB Floppy Disk Drive Driver &
> > User's Manual. The drive is named USB Omni Floppy Disk Drive, Model
> > USB-F3501, S/N S0311000974. I need a Vista compatible driver. Any
> > suggestions?
> > Unrelated question which I will be happy to put in a different thread if
> > you
> > think it's best: the Vista installation disk was labeled Home Premium, but
> > the installed version is Vista Business. Did I get a mislabeled disk? It
> > was
> > ordered as an upgrade through my computer manufacturer Gateway/eMachines.
> > Bought the Vista-ready pc in December just before Vista was released.
> > Gateway
> > offered free upgrades at that time.
> You'll need to check the manufacturer's website for the latest Vista
> compatible drivers for the floppy drive, perhaps they list the website in
> the manual for the drive. If no such drivers exist, you'll need to contact
> their tech support to see if they will be supporting the drive in Vista or
> how to get their default driver recognized.
> As to the other question, that would best be answered by Gateway.
> Michael Solomon
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