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AR# 8777

*Obsolete* MultiLINX Cable - Issues with Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000 and USB


Keywords: Windows, 98, multilinx, driver, second edition, 2000, USB

Urgency: Hot

General Description:
Are there issues with the MultiLINX cable USB interface and Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows 2000?



An updated driver is required for the MultiLINX cable. (NOTE: This is ONLY for Windows 98 SE and Windows 2000. It is not meant to be used with Windows 98 or earlier OS.) This will work for all versions of Windows 98 SE and Windows 2000.

This problem is fixed in the latest 3.1i Service Pack available at:
The first service pack containing the fix is 3.1i Service Pack 1.


For 2.1i and earlier users, there is a patch available at:

Make sure the README file is read and understood before installation.
AR# 8777
Date Created 03/08/2000
Last Updated 11/14/2005
Status Archive
Type General Article