readme.txt Driver File Contents (vb-w2k-1.02.02-beta.exe)

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Voodoo Banshee Windows(r) 2000 Driver Kit
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Voodoo Banshee(tm) Driver kit:                      1.02.02-Beta

Voodoo Banshee Win2k(r) Display Driver and Miniport:5.00.2195.2b
Glide(tm) 2.X Driver:                                2.61.00.0613
Glide 3.X Driver:                                    3.10.00.0613
OpenGL(r) Driver Version:                            1.0.0.0621

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 Beta drivers and control panel for 
Windows 2000. The DirectDraw portion of the drivers supports Direct3D 
when using DirectX 7.0

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Installation 
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Requirements
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- Windows 2000
- 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) Download the kit to a directory on your local machine.
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) Run the 3dfx executable from the location it was downloaded to.  Click SETUP.  
   At the welcome screen of 3dfx Tools select NEXT.  Click on YES when prompted 
   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.


Upgrade Existing Voodoo Drivers
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1) Start Windows 2000
2) Download the kit to a directory on your local machine.
3) Open the directory where the kit has been placed and double-click on the 
   executable.  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.
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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