README.TXT Driver File Contents (Forceware_Win9xMe_V8269.zip)

Tweaked Unofficial NVIDIA Display Driver 82.69 for Windows 98/98 SP1/98 SE/ME


Automated installer executable [14.5 MB, multilingual]:
http://www.mdgx.com/files/NV8269.EXE
Documentation [this file, English]:
http://www.mdgx.com/files/NV8269.TXT

Please post all questions/problems/comments in this MSFN forum:
http://www.msfn.org/board/?showtopic=97140

CAUTION:
You do all this at your OWN risk.
I am NOT liable NOR responsible for ANYTHING.
ALWAYS BACKUP FIRST!

Modded NVAGP.INF = added support for all:
- GeForce, GeForce Go + Quadro series:
GeForce2
GeForce3
GeForce4
GeForce 5xxx
GeForce 6xxx
GeForce 7xxx
GeForce 8xxx
- GeForce + Quadro series:
PCI
AGP
PCIe (PCI Express)
PCIe may or may not work, depending on motherboard, chipset +/- NVIDIA GPU.
- GeForce 7950 SLI PCIe series.
- Vertical refresh rate frequencies *only* for CRT monitors:
60
70
72
75
85
100
120
140
144
150
170
200
240
This driver may change to highest vertical refresh rate frequency supported by
both GPU and monitor (default mode). To change this frequency:
Right-click on an empty spot on your Desktop -> select Properties -> Settings
tab -> Advanced button -> Adapter tab -> browse Refresh rate slider and select
desired frequency value (NEVER select frequencies NOT supported by your
monitor!) -> click Apply/OK button as many times as necessary.
Video performance tips:
"OPTIMAL VIDEO REFRESH RATE":
http://www.mdgx.com/newtip23.htm#OVRR
"96-BIT VIDEO RESOLUTION":
http://www.mdgx.com/newtip19.htm#96BVR
"WIN.INI DIRECTX + VIDEO SETTINGS":
http://www.mdgx.com/newtip17.htm#WDVS
"DIRECTX TWEAKS":
http://www.mdgx.com/newtip18.htm#DXTWK
LCD/plasma monitors/TVs do *not* use refresh rates:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refresh_rate
- Widescreen resolutions for CRT/LCD/plasma monitors:
960x600
1280x720
1280x800
1440x900
1600x900
1680x1050
1920x1080
1920x1200
2560x1600
Not all widescreen resolutions may display properly, especially on LCD/plasma
monitors, some may display with artifacts, black borders/pixels,
imperfections or not at all.
Some resolutions may be fixed on some monitors by turning "(Display) Adapter
Scaling" (or similar) setting ON or OFF (if available) by using your monitor
built-in On Screen Display (OSD) controls.
CAUTION: Some monitors may BREAK/CRASH IF forcing unsupported resolutions!
Make sure you update to the most recent driver/INF file from your monitor
manufacturer/vendor/developer.
More info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screen_resolution
- Languages by using localized (multilingual) DLL + HLP files:
Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
Chinese (Simplified)
Chinese (Traditional)
Czech
Danish
Dutch
German
Greek
English (United Kingdom)
Finnish
French
Hebrew
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Russian
Slovak
Slovenian
Spanish
Spanish (Latin American)
Swedish
Turkish
- Registry tweaks to allow access to hidden/undocumented options:

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REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\NVTweak]
"CoolBits"=dword:ffffffff
"CinematicPageState"=dword:000000ff
"DisableApplyColorsAtStartup"=dword:00000000
"NvCplExposeWin2kDualView"=dword:00000001
"NvCplTvLocaleAutoDetect"=dword:00000001
"NvCplAllowForceTVDetection"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableActiveApp"=dword:00000001
"NoMenus"=dword:00000000
"OverlayPageState"=dword:00000000
"NvCplThermalSettings"=dword:00000020
"NvCplEnableScreenMenuPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplCustomResConfig"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableAdditionalInfoPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplDisablePerfQualPage"=hex:00,00,00,00
"NvCplEnableAGPSettingsPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableOverlaySpanControl"=dword:00000001
"TwinViewCapsOverride"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableDesktopOverlapPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableTroubleshootingPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplDisableRefreshRatePage"=dword:00000000
"NvCplDisableRotateAngles"=dword:00000000
"NoPages"=dword:00000000
"NvCplEnableClearViewPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableFanControl"=dword:00000003
"NvCplEnableFrameSyncPage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableHardwarePage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnablenForcePage"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnablePwrMzrOnDesktopMenu"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableRotationColorSettings"=dword:00000001
"NvCplNvThermPage"=dword:00000001
"PowermizerPreferences"=dword:00000000
"QTwkEnableModeChangeWarning"=dword:00000001
"NvCplFirstInstallInitDone"=dword:00000000
"nViewShellIsRegistered"=dword:00000001
"DesktopManager"=dword:00000001
"KeystoneEnable"=dword:00000001
"NvCplEnableAppProfilePage"=dword:00000001
"QuickTweak"=dword:00000020

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\System]
"DevSwitchSuppressMask"=dword:00000007

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\NVIDIA Corporation\Global\OpenGL\Debug]
"ShaderObjects"=dword:00000001

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Compiled from NVIDIA Display Driver 82.69 for Windows 98/ME:
http://www.nvworld.ru/drivers/old/WideWin9x.rar
More info:
http://www.msfn.org/board/?showtopic=97140
and NVIDIA Display Driver 93.71 for Windows 2000/XP/2003:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_93.71.html
Installer executable created using IExpress:
http://www.mdgx.com/add.htm#IEA

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEMS

Microsoft Windows 98 (Gold, FE = First Edition)
Microsoft Windows 98 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (ME)

SUPPORTED DEVICES

NVIDIA GeForce2 Integrated GPU
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 100/200
NVIDIA GeForce2 MX/MX 400
NVIDIA GeForce2 GTS/GeForce2 Pro
NVIDIA GeForce2 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce2 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce3
NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 200
NVIDIA GeForce3 Ti 500
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 4000
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420 with AGP8X
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440SE
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440SE with AGP8X
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 460
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP8X
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4400
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4600
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4800
NVIDIA GeForce4 Ti 4800 SE
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5100
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200LE
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600XT
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700LE
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700VE
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5800
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5800 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900XT
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900ZT
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5950 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300
NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5750
NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5900
NVIDIA GeForce 6100
NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 400
NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 405
NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 420
NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 430
NVIDIA GeForce 6150
NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE
NVIDIA GeForce 6200
NVIDIA GeForce 6200 A-LE
NVIDIA GeForce 6200 LE
NVIDIA GeForce 6200 TurboCache(TM)
NVIDIA GeForce 6200SE TurboCache(TM)
NVIDIA GeForce 6500
NVIDIA GeForce 6600
NVIDIA GeForce 6600 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE
NVIDIA GeForce 6600 VE
NVIDIA GeForce 6610 XL
NVIDIA GeForce 6700 XL
NVIDIA GeForce 6800
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GS/XT
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Series GPU
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XE
NVIDIA GeForce 6800 XT
NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE
NVIDIA GeForce 7300 SE
NVIDIA GeForce 7500 LE
NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7600 LE
NVIDIA GeForce 7650 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX v2
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT/GTO
NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2
NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2 v2
NVIDIA GeForce 8300 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT
NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra
NVIDIA Quadro2 MXR/EX
NVIDIA Quadro2 Pro
NVIDIA Quadro4 380 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 550 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 580 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 700 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 750 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 780 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 900 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL
NVIDIA Quadro DCC
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1100
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1300
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 2000
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3400/4400
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450/4000 SDI
NVIDIA Quadro FX 350
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2
NVIDIA Quadro FX 500/FX 600
NVIDIA Quadro FX 540
NVIDIA Quadro FX 550
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 560
NVIDIA Quadro FX 700
NVIDIA Quadro NVS
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 210S
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 50 PCI
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 55/280 PCI
NVIDIA Quadro NVS with AGP8X
NVIDIA Quadro PCI-E Series

UNINSTALL

How to remove Tweaked Unofficial NVIDIA Display Driver 82.69:
Start button -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs -> select
"Tweaked Unofficial NVIDIA Display Driver 82.69" -> click Add/Remove button ->
reboot.

CONTROL PANEL

How to access NVIDIA Control Panel:
Right-click on an empty spot on your Desktop -> select Properties -> Settings
tab -> Advanced button -> "Your NVIDIA Video Card Name" tab -> right-click on
each option to display information about each setting -> adjust settings to
match your needs -> click Apply/OK button as many times as necessary.
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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