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:

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
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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: Jun 19, 2014 - Revision: 1

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