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Will flash media cards work in classic?
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Jan 22, 2004, 06:00 PM
I have a 500mhz g3 imac running 9.2.2 with usb 1.1, and i have a flash card that is usb 2.0. I was informed that there wouldnt be a problem with the differance in USB, but i cannot get the flash card to show up on the desktop when inserted.

Is my problem that OS 9 just doesnt support flash memory cards?

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Jan 23, 2004, 07:27 AM
OS9 only supported flash card readers that met a certain design criteria. Something about a "common removable disk" format or some junk.

Use system profiler to examine what kind of card reader you have, then go on the internet and look for OS9 drivers.

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Jan 24, 2004, 03:06 AM
usb mass storage
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