Here's our Hardware Tip for.. December 31, 1999
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Universal Serial Bus (Usb) Update--Part 2 Of 4
If you're working on an older PC and you're not quite sure whether it is USB capable, never fear. The USB Implementers Forum offers a free Windows utility (recently updated to version 3.01) at its Web site,

http://www.usb.org/shopping_bag.html

Download and run this utility to determine once and for all if your system is ready for USB. You'll also find some pictures of USB ports and cables so you'll know what to look for on the back of your PC.