readme.txt Driver File Contents (v3-w9x-1.07.00.exe)

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Voodoo3 Windows(r) 9x/ME Driver Kit
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Voodoo3(tm) Driver kit:				1.07.00-WHQL

Voodoo3 DirectX(r) Driver Version:		4.12.01.0666
Voodoo3 Win9x 2D/3D Display Drivers:		4.12.01.0666
Glide(tm) 2.X Driver:				2.61.00.0658
Glide 3.X Driver:				3.10.00.0658
OpenGL(r) Driver Version:			1.0.0.0734 ICD

Copyright ( 1998-2000 3dfx Interactive, Inc. )
All Rights Reserved

NOTE: Use of this software is subject to the terms in the 3dfx license 
agreement.

3dfx Interactive, Inc.
Website: http://www.3dfx.com

This product may be covered by one or more of the following
US patents: 5,724,561  5,740,343  5,808,621  5,822,452  5,831,624

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What's in the distribution?
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This distribution contains Voodoo drivers and control panel for 
Windows 95/98. The DirectDraw portion of the drivers supports Direct3D 
when using DirectX 7.0

NOTE: DirectX 7.0 redistributable files should be used with these 
drivers!

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Installation 
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Requirements
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- Windows 95/98
- PC with a Pentium, Pentium II, or Pentium Pro Processor and a free 
  AGP or PCI slot
- 16MB of RAM

Fresh Installation 
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NOTE: Complete Steps 1 and 2 before removing your existing 2D card.

1) Extract the files for the Voodoo3 driver to a directory.
2) Before removing your existing 2D card switch the video driver to 
   Standard VGA. Click Start, Control Panel. Double-click on Display.

   Select 640X480 and 16 colors.  Accept the changes.

3) Power off the system and remove your existing 2D card.
4) Install the Voodoo Card in a free AGP or PCI Slot
5) Power on the system and verify that video appears during post.
6) Start Windows in Normal mode

  (Once Windows starts you may be notified that no video device
   exists, click Cancel if this message appears)

7) Go to the directory where you put the Voodoo driver, run the executable
   file.  Click SETUP.  At the welcome screen of 3dfx Tools,
   select NEXT.  Click on YES when prompt to install Voodoo Driver.
8) Follow instruction on the screen to install Voodoo Driver and 3dfx Tools
   Control Panel.
9) Select 'Yes, I want to restart my computer now' when prompted.
10) Install DirectX 7.0.


Upgrade Existing Voodoo3 Drivers
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1) Start Windows 95/98
2) Extract the files for the Voodoo driver to a directory.
3) Go to the directory where you put the Voodoo driver, run the executable
   file.  Click SETUP.  At the welcome screen of 3dfx Tools,
   select NEXT.  Click on YES when prompt to install Voodoo Driver.
4) Follow instruction on the screen to install Voodoo Driver and 3dfx Tools
   Control Panel.
5) Select 'Yes, I want to restart my computer now' when prompted.
6) Install DirectX 7.0

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Troubleshooting Techniques
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Problem:
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User can only access a resolution of 640x480 although any colour depth 
is available

Explanation:
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This happens when the monitor is set to unknown or default

Solution:
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Change monitor selection on display properties page by following the 
following instructions:

* Right click on desktop and select properties from the drop down menu 

* Click on the settings tab and select advanced 

* Choose monitor tab  

* Select change 

* Follow the instructions and change to either PnP (Plug and Play) or 
  the exact model of the monitor

Download Driver Pack

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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