How to Use the Windows 98 USB Device Viewer Utility

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This article describes how to find information about your Universal Serial Bus (USB) devices by using the Windows 98 USB Device Viewer utility. You can use this utility to diagnose problems or to verify that Windows 98 recognizes your USB device.


The USB Device Viewer utility is located on the Windows 98 CD-ROM in the Tools\Reskit\Diagnose folder. To start the utility, double-click Usbview.exe in that folder.

When you click a device in the left pane of the USB Device Viewer utility, a description of the device is displayed in the right pane. This information may include the device manufacturer, connection status, and data transfer type that is in use.


Article ID: 272584 - Last Review: January 29, 2007 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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