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only have one display color 16 in windows98
JenL May-15-02 11:44 PM
I have put in a new hard drive in my computer
with windows 98 and the display setting is only 640x480
and 2 colors or 16 colors. the other hard disk supported it
why doesn't this one

1. RE: only have one display color 16 in windows98
DJ Net2Infinity May-16-02 00:14 AM
In response to message 0
You need to install the correct driver for your video card. Click Start, Settings, Control Panel, System Properties and then select the Device Manager tab. Double click on Display Adapters and then right click on your video card ... and select Properties. From that box select the Driver tab and at the bottom you will see Update driver, click on that and follow the prompts, if you have any problems let us know.

2. RE: only have one display color 16 in windows98
JenL May-16-02 10:17 AM
In response to message 1
I tryed doing that but they all say not compatiable and even if I do install a new one when I reboot it not there.

3. RE: only have one display color 16 in windows98
stephenl May-16-02 10:36 AM
In response to message 2
LAST EDITED ON May-16-02 AT 10:37 AM (EST)
 
The best thing to do is find out what your vga card is and find the correct driver youre obviously using the wrong one if you know what it is you could checkout the maunfacturer website or www.driverzone.com and see if its their. Windows doesnt come with every driver ever made.

4. RE: only have one display color 16 in windows98
lbyard May-16-02 11:30 AM
In response to message 3
This might help: http://duxcw.com/digest/Fromshop/mb/det.htm. Also, I almost always have downloaded drivers from the manufacturer's web site, and very rarely rely on driver download sites (I might have done it 2 or 3 times in the last 15 years) for them. Chances are the manufacturer will have the most recent drivers. You should be looking for the manufacturer of the board and not the manufacturer of the chipset on the board, in most cases. Larry

5. RE: only have one display color 16 in windows98
JenL May-16-02 07:10 PM
In response to message 4
Well I have found the driver thank god I was going crazy!It took me all day but it was worth it.I took the advise about booting up and see what display for the Bios it said velocity 128.well I couldn\'t fine the name in the hardware detetion so I look on the video card it self
and found STB systems then I found the driver no problem.I Just wanted to say thanks.

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