README.TXT Driver File Contents (ELSA_W9X.ZIP)

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        | README file for
        |
        | ELSA graphics driver for Windows 95/98/ME
        |
        | Copyright (c) 2001 ELSA AG (Aachen, Germany)
        |
        | ELSA AG                  Internet   : http://www.elsa.de
        | Sonnenweg 11
        | 52070 Aachen
        | Germany
        |
        | ELSA Inc.                Internet   : http://www.elsa.com
        | 1630 Zanker Road,
        | San Jose, CA 95112
        | USA
        |
        | ELSA Asia Inc.           Internet   : http://www.elsa.com
        | 7F-11, No. 188, Sec. 5
        | Nanking East Road
        | Taipei 105
        | Taiwan
        |
        | ELSA Japan Inc.          Internet   : http://www.elsa.com
        | Mita Suzuki Building 3F
        | 5-20-14 Shiba, Minato-ku
        | Tokyo 108-0014
        | Japan


        Operating systems supported
        ---------------------------
        Microsoft Windows 95
        Microsoft Windows 98
        Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me)


        File list
        ---------

        AGARTD.VXD   - AGP support file for Aladdin TNT2
        ALIPCIMP.PCI - AGP support file for Aladdin TNT2
        NVAGP.INF    - Windows 9x display driver information file for
                       ELSA adapters
        NVARCH16.DLL - interface layer to NV architecture for 16-bit
                       clients
        NVARCH32.DLL - interface layer to NV architecture for 32-bit
                       clients
        NVCORE.VXD   - Resource Manager kernel
        NVDD32.DLL   - DirectDraw driver
        NVDESK32.DLL - desktop manager
        NVDISP.DRV   - display driver
        NVOPENGL.DLL - OpenGL driver
        NVMINI.VXD   - mini-VDD for VGA virtualization and device
                       Plug-N-Play
        NVMINI2.VXD  - mini-VDD for device Plug-N-Play of secondary
                       devices
        NVCPL.DLL    - display properties extension
        NVCPL.HLP    - display properties extension help file
        NVQTWK.DLL   - taskbar applet
        NVDESK32.DLL - desktop manager
        NVDMCPL.DLL  - desktop manager hook library
        README.TXT   - The file you're reading.
        VGARTD.VXD   - Windows 95 AGP support file



        Installation instructions
        -------------------------

        Windows 95
        ----------

        To prepare for installation of the drivers

        1 Start Microsoft Windows 95.

        2 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control
          Panel.

        3 Double-click Display, and click the Settings tab.

        4 Click Advanced Properties, click the Adapter tab, then click
          Change.

        5 Select Show all Devices.

        6 Select the Standard display types from the Manufacturers list.

        7 Select Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA) from the list, then
          select OK.

        8 Click Apply, click OK, then click Apply.

        9 Click Yes when Windows asks you to restart the computer.

        To install the drivers

        1 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control
          Panel.

        2 Double-click Display, and click the Settings tab.

        3 Click Advanced Properties, click the Adapter tab, then click
          Change.

        4 Select Have Disk, then select or type the path to the driver
          files, then click OK.

          Windows should find files for your ELSA graphics board. If
          Windows cannot find the files, check that the path name for
          the disk is correct and that the correct floppy disk is
          inserted.

        5 If Windows found the files, select OK.

          Windows copies the files to the hard disk.

        6 Click Apply, click OK, then click Apply.

        7 Click Yes when Windows asks you to restart the computer.



        Windows 98
        ----------

        To prepare for installation of the drivers

        1 Start Microsoft Windows 98.

        2 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click
          Control Panel.

        3 Double-click Display, and click the Settings tab.

        4 Click Advanced, click the Adapter tab, then click Change.

        5 Click Next, click Display a list of all the drivers in a
          specific location, so you can select the driver you want,
          then click Next.

        6 Select Show all Hardware button, then select the Standard
          display types from the Manufacturers list.

        7 Select Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA) from the list,
          then select Next.

        8 Click Next to install the driver, then click Finish.

        9 Click Apply, then click Close.

        10 Click Yes when Windows asks you to restart the computer.



        To install the drivers

        1 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click
          Control Panel.

        2 Double-click Display, and click the Settings tab.

        3 Click Advanced, click the Adapter tab, then click Change.

        4 Click Next, click Display a list of all the drivers in a
          specific location, so you can select the driver you want,
          then click Next.

        5 Click Have Disk, select or type the path to the folder
          containing the driver files, then click OK.

          Windows should find files for your ELSA graphics adapter.
          If Windows cannot find the files, check that the path name
          for the driver files is correct.

        6 If Windows found the files, click OK, then click Next.

          Windows copies the files to the hard disk.

        7 Click Finish, click Apply, then click Close.

        8 Click Yes when Windows asks if you wish to restart the
          computer.



        Windows Millennium Edition
        --------------------------

        To prepare for installation of the drivers

        1 Start Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition.

        2 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click
          Control Panel.

        3 Click Display, and click the Settings tab.

        4 Click Advanced, click the Adapter tab, then click Change.

        5 Click Specify the location of the driver (Advanced), click
          Next, click Display a list of all the drivers in a specific
          location, so you can select the driver you want, then click
          Next.

        6 Select Show all Hardware button, then select the Standard
          display types from the Manufacturers list.

        7 Select Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA) from the list,
          then select Next.

        8 Click Next to install the driver, then click Finish.

        9 Click Yes when Windows asks you to restart the computer.


        To install the drivers

        1 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control
          Panel.

        2 Click Display, and click the Settings tab.

        3 Click Advanced, click the Adapter tab, then click Change.

        4 Click Specify the location of the driver (Advanced), click
          Next, click Display a list of all the drivers in a specific
          location, so you can select the driver you want, then click
          Next.

        5 Click Have Disk, select or type the path to the folder
          containing the driver files, then click OK.

          Windows should find files for your ELSA graphics adapter. If
          Windows cannot find the files, check that the path name for
          the driver files is correct.

        6 If Windows found the files, click OK, then click Next.

          Windows copies the files to the hard disk.

        7 Click Finish, then click Yes when Windows asks if you wish to
          restart the computer.


        Uninstall instructions
        ----------------------

        To uninstall the drivers

        1 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control
          Panel.

        2 Double-click Add/Remove Programs, select ELSA
          Windows 95/98/ME Display Drivers, then click Add/Remove.

        3 You will be asked whether you are sure to want the drivers
          being removed. Click Yes.

        4 Confirm the request for restart.



        Control Panel
        -------------

        To access the graphics Control Panel applet:

        1 Click the Start button, point to Settings, and click Control
          Panel.

        2 Double-click Display, and click the tab for your ELSA
          graphics adapter.

        3 Right click on each option to display information about
          each setting.
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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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