How to make Verbatim's Store'n'Go U3 Smart Drive work with a WIN98SE system?

Dear Expert,
Sorry, I really can't tell which area of expertise this question should be addressed to … USB?  WIN98SE?  Storage devices?  Drivers?

In any case, I bought the U3 Smart Drive to work with my XP machine that has USB 2 ports and lots of resources … no problems there.  However, I would like to move large files from my Win98SE machine using the U3 Smart Drive.  The retailer told me that USB 1.1 should not be a problem other than slightly slower file transfers.

Looking on Google I found that some Win98 drivers would have to be upgraded.  I downloaded and I tried VerbatimStore'n'Go.exe and StorenGoWin98SE_driver.exe (they seem to be the same thing?) but the machine still  doesn't recognise the U3 Smart Drive.  At least I haven't done any obvious harm with the installed drivers.  

Does anyone have experience with this problem?  Any suggestions -- other than why does anyone in your family still use Win98SE  --  hints or any advice would be greatly appreciated.
Best Regards,
Paul
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ammowagonCommented:
According to verbatim's website http://www.verbatim.com/usb/u3.cfm this drive is only compatible with Windows 2000, XP, and ME.

However http://www.verbatim.com/support/downloads.cfm has windows 98 drivers for Store'n'Go drives. It goes by what your serial number ends in so you'll have to look that up. You probably can get the drive to work just not the U3 features. I would try some of these drivers and see if it will recognize anything.

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pkw7Author Commented:
Dear ammowagon,
Thanks for the quick response.  I followed your advice and checked all the drivers on the site you indicated.  All because I haven't a clue about how to find the serial number of my U3 Smart Drive.  I checked the device and the packaging with a magnifying glass (in case Verbatim decided to use super small fonts) but no luck.  There are two numbers on the packaging:  one looks like a product code but it's all numeric and the other is also numeric (95326).  There is nothing like an A2, A3, A4, etc. anywhere.  The device itself (silver in colour with a blue light) has U3 smart, Verbatim, and 2GB on it.  That's all.  In any case, I'll keep trying.  The good news is that the drivers I tried did not cause any obvious discomfort to the system.
Thanks again.
Paul
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