166550 (8x) Driver
Micro Solutions BACKPACK Driver
Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1
backpack.zip (1.0 MB)
this is the whole install disk for the MicroSolutions "backpack" drive.
and speed IDE drive can be installed into it. these drivers should work with dos,95,98 and NT. just plug in the drive, turn it on, run the install, and restart. enjoy
mr.squonk (DG Member) on 13-May-2000
The following files are found inside the driver download file.
|LOADCD.BAT||240 bytes||8 Aug 1996|
|SETUP.INS||86.0 KB||7 Mar 1997|
|VBACPAC.VXD||26.7 KB||15 Nov 1996|
|_ISDEL.EXE||8.2 KB||7 Sep 1995|
|README.TXT||12.3 KB||11 Feb 1997|
|DEVICE.COM||2.9 KB||17 Jul 1996|
|BPCDDRV.SYS||27.2 KB||15 Nov 1996|
|TXTSETUP.OEM||3.2 KB||11 Feb 1997|
|CDDRIVES.EXE||10.2 KB||4 Sep 1996|
|SETUP.EXE||49.2 KB||24 Oct 1996|
|TXTSETUP/BP32DRV.SYS||32.9 KB||11 Dec 1996|
|MSCDEX.EXE||25.5 KB||11 Jul 1995|
|SETID.EXE||11.4 KB||9 Aug 1996|
|BP32DRV.MPD||32.9 KB||11 Dec 1996|
|_SETUP.LIB||31.1 KB||11 Feb 1997|
|OS2/BPCDOS2.DDP||124 bytes||28 Aug 1996|
|OS2/README.TXT||3.9 KB||28 Aug 1996|
|OS2/BPCDOS2.ADD||28.6 KB||28 Aug 1996|
|DISK1.ID||5 bytes||11 Feb 1997|
|UTILITY/TESTPORT.EXE||22.3 KB||2 May 1996|
|UTILITY/TRKPLAY.EXE||6.4 KB||18 Mar 1993|
|UTILITY/TRKPLAY.TXT||403 bytes||1 Feb 1996|
|UTILITY/TESTPORT.TXT||1.8 KB||2 May 1996|
|BPMPDCP.CPL||31.7 KB||4 Feb 1997|
|SETUP.INI||69 bytes||11 Feb 1997|
|_SETUP.DLL||6.2 KB||11 Feb 1997|
|BPMPDUI.DLL||8.0 KB||18 Sep 1996|
|_SETUP32.LIB||151.3 KB||11 Feb 1997|
|_INST16.EX_||280.5 KB||10 Jul 1996|
|BP32DRV.INF||1.1 KB||11 Feb 1997|
|SETUP.DOS||26.8 KB||15 Nov 1996|
|OEMSETUP.INF||17.6 KB||18 Feb 1997|
|_INST32I.EX_||306.7 KB||22 Jan 1996|
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