Windows ME

Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows ME (marketed as being pronounced as the pronoun "Me" , but commonly pronounced as an initialism, "M-E"), is a graphical operating system from Microsoft released to manufacturing on June 19, 2000 and launched on September 14, 2000.It was the last operating system released in the Windows 9x series.

Windows ME was the successor to Windows 98 SE and was targeted specifically at home PC users. It included Internet Explorer 5.5, Windows Media Player 7, and the new Windows Movie Maker software, which provided basic video editing and was designed to be easy to use for home users. Microsoft also updated the graphical user interface, shell features, and Windows Explorer in Windows ME with some of those first introduced in Windows 2000, which had been released as a business-oriented operating system seven months earlier. Windows ME could be upgraded to Internet Explorer 6 SP1 (but not to SP2 (SV1) or Internet Explorer 7), Outlook Express 6 SP1 and Windows Media Player 9 Series. Microsoft .NET Framework up to and including version 2.0 is supported; however, versions 2.0 SP1, 3.x, and greater are not. Office XP was the last version of Microsoft Office to be compatible with Windows ME.

Windows ME is a continuation of the Windows 9x model, but with restricted access to real mode MS-DOS in order to decrease system boot time. This was one of the most unpopular changes in Windows ME, because applications that needed real mode DOS to run, such as older disk utilities, did not run under Windows ME (although the system could either be booted into real mode DOS using a bootable Windows ME floppy disk or the configuration could be tweaked manually to reenable access to the underlying MS-DOS).

Compared with other releases of Windows, Windows ME had a short shelf-life of just over a year. Microsoft aimed to make ME the first consumer Windows OS based on the NT kernel. However, this did not happen and ME was rushed to the market after the Neptune project was canceled. Windows ME was often criticized for being buggy, slow and unstable. Windows ME, along with Windows 2000, were soon replaced by the NT-based Windows XP, which was launched on August 24, 2001. Support for Windows ME ended on July 11, 2006.

Samsung PLEOMAX Webcam Drivers

The Samsung PLEOMAX Pleo Webcams that came out some time ago now are no longer supported by Samsung, in fact it is getting hard to even find much of their existence online. I'm pretty sure we have all the drivers to all the models below, if there is one missing let us know on our Facebook page and I’ll add it as soon as possible. These Webcam were all USB, and should work on Windows 10 without any additional drivers. However, on older operating systems going back to Windows 98SE, ME , 2000, XP, Vista and 7 the drivers are necessary.

Generic PC CARD WLG1101 802.11g Drivers

Wireless Cardbus Adapter can wirelessly transmit and receive data, minimizing the need for wired connections, at a speed of up to fifty-four megabit per second. With Wireless Cardbus Adapter, you can locate your Notebook PC or station wherever you want without wires and cables

Lexmark C734dn Drivers

The Lexmark C734dn is a durable color laser printer that has compatibility going all the way back to Windows 95. Released in 2009 this printer is still used and highly popular in offices and commercial settings around the globe, it is an excellent workhorse and with the latest drivers it can be used still today. An archive of the drivers can be downloaded below.

Canon i-SENSYS lbp2900b driver

The Canon lbp2900b is an older laser printer that is still used today given that it is a work horse and will last a long time with good maintenance. The Canon lbp2900b is a USB printer and there are drivers that can be download for various operating systems going back to Windows 98.

 

Card Bus USB 2.0 4 port PCMCIA PC Card Adapter Power

Due to the fact there were a lot of generic PCMCIA (PC CARD) to USB 2.0 devices on the market drivers can be a little hard to find. At the bottom of the page are a range of drivers you can try to install the adapter on an older operating system.

Intel 82371SB PCI to USB Universal Host Controller Driver

This driver for the Intel 82371SB PCI to USB Universal Host Controller Driver is required for many USB disk drive devices like the Iomega Zip drives and other devices. The driver does support up to Windows XP and Server 2003 but later operating systems should not need to have a driver installed as it is included. Install this driver with extreme caution as it is a base system driver. As always backup your data before installation.

Iomega Zip 100/250/750 Drivers (scsi/parallel/usb/ide)

Iomega Zip drives were the choice for expanded external storage in the 90’s and early 2000 because alternatives were 1.44MB floppy disks that were becoming a problem due to the nature of files and multimedia need much more space. CD writers were available at the time but were slow and un-reliable at times. Also Zip drives were much cheaper to purchase, however the disks for the Zip drivers were expensive compared to CDRW discs. Storage is 100MB, 250MB & 750MB hence the 3 models that have each number. New models are backwards compatible with smaller size disks.

Nvidia Drivers for Windows 95,98,98SE & ME

This is a driver pack (Forceware) for older versions of Windows which great for Retro gamers that want to play on original hardware and Operating Systems to get a genuine experience. When running games from the late 90's and early 2000's there are many glitches when running them on Windows Vista onwards. Some older games have had the 3D Engines ported to new versions of Windows which allow the game to run smoothly one example is Return to Castle Wolfenstein. In any case the drivers are below also there is a list of compatible graphics cards.

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