Update for 1394 Storage Peripherals in Windows 98 Second Edition

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SYMPTOMS

You may experience any of the following symptoms:
  • Your computer stops responding (hangs) when you physically unplug a 1394 (FireWire) storage or peripheral device from your computer.
  • You experience poor performance with your 1394 storage or peripheral device.
  • Your 1394 storage or peripheral device is not recognized by Windows.

RESOLUTION

A software update is now available to address these issues. You can download this update from the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/ph/1139
NOTE: This component updates your system files and requires you to restart your computer to complete the installation. Please save your work and quit all programs before installing.

This update installs the Safe Removal tool that allows you to safely stop a Plug and Play storage device prior to physically unplugging the device. This component also includes an update for 1394 drivers to resolve issues that are related to the "surprise" removal of peripheral devices. Large performance improvements (approximately 300 percent) have been made over the implementation of 1394 storage drivers in Windows 98 Second Edition.

The English-language version of this software update should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time       Version    Size    File name     Platform
   ------------------------------------------------------------------
   12/14/99  3:39:04pm  4.10.2224  38,016  1394bus.sys   Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:05pm              1,299  Ntmap.inf     Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:05pm  4.10.2224   7,984  Ntmap.sys     Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:05pm  4.10.2224  32,256  Ohci1394.sys  Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:06pm  4.10.2224  35,152  Sbp2port.sys  Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:04pm  4.10.2224  68,096  Hotplug.dll   Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:05pm  4.10.2223  69,632  Ios.vxd       Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:05pm  4.10.2223  10,240  Ntmaphlp.pdr  Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:06pm  4.10.2223  27,648  Systray.exe   Windows 98 SE
   12/14/99  3:39:04pm             10,752  Hardware.hlp  Windows 98 SE
				

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows 98 Second Edition.

MORE INFORMATION

If you suspect that installing this update has caused problems with your computer, you can uninstall the update using the steps below.

NOTE: Save your work and quit all programs before attempting to uninstall this component. Make sure that your original Windows 98 Second Edition CD-ROM is available to uninstall this component.
  1. Click Start, point to Find, and then click Files or Folders.
  2. Search for the 242975un.inf file.
  3. When you locate the file, right-click it, click Install, and then follow the instructions on the screen.

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Article ID: 242975 - Last Review: May 12, 2007 - Revision: 1.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
Keywords: 
kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbhardware kbprb KB242975
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This article was written about products for which Microsoft no longer offers support. Therefore, this article is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.

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