Voodoo3 Windows(r) 9x Driver Kit -------------------------------------- Voodoo3(tm) Driver kit: 1.04.00 Voodoo3 Win9x 2D/3D Display Drivers: 4.12.01.1222 Voodoo3 Glide(tm) 2.X Driver: 2.61.00.0441 Voodoo3 Glide 3.X Driver: 3.10.00.0444 OpenGL(r) Driver Version: 1.0.0.0508 ICD Voodoo3 3dfx Tools: 220.127.116.11 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 ======================================================================= What's in the distribution? ======================================================================= This distribution contains Voodoo3 drivers, control panel for Windows 95/98. The DirectDraw portion of the drivers supports Direct3D when using DirectX 6.0 NOTE: DirectX 6.0 redistributable files should be used with these drivers! ======================================================================= Installation ======================================================================= Requirements ------------ - 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 ------------------ 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 Voodoo3 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 Voodoo3 driver, run the executable file v3w9x-retail.exe. Click SETUP. At the welcome screen of 3dfx Tools, select NEXT. Click on YES when prompt to install Voodoo3 Driver. 8) Follow instruction on the screen to install Voodoo3 Driver and 3dfx Tools Control Panel. 9) Select 'Yes, I want to restart my computer now' when prompted. 10) Install DirectX 6.0. Upgrade Existing Voodoo3 Drivers -------------------------------- 1) Start Windows 95/98 2) Extract the files for the Voodoo3 driver to a directory. 3) Go to the directory where you put the Voodoo3 driver, run the executable file v3w9x-retail.exe. Click SETUP. At the welcome screen of 3dfx Tools, select NEXT. Click on YES when prompt to install Voodoo3 Driver. 4) Follow instruction on the screen to install Voodoo3 Driver and 3dfx Tools Control Panel. 5) Select 'Yes, I want to restart my computer now' when prompted. 6) Install DirectX 6.0 Limitations ----------- Running 640x480 16 Color will run SUPERVGA.DRV or VGA.DRV. No Voodoo3 features will be used. Switch to a different resolution or color depth. Full windowed hardware acceleration with this version of the drivers is only possible when running at 16bpp modes. Troubleshooting --------------- #### Problem: After installing the card, the system still detects my old card even though it is no longer in the system. Resolution: See Step 2 of the "Fresh Installation" instructions.Download Driver Pack
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