readme.txt Driver File Contents (VD39222.EXE)

Voodoo3 Windows(r) 9x Driver Kit
Voodoo3(tm) Driver kit: 1.04.00
Voodoo3 Win9x 2D/3D Display Drivers:
Voodoo3 Glide(tm) 2.X Driver:
Voodoo3 Glide 3.X Driver:
OpenGL(r) Driver Version: ICD

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

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

3dfx Interactive, Inc.

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, 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 



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

Upgrade Existing Voodoo3 Drivers

 1) Click Start, Settings, Control Panel.
 2) Double-click the Display icon, then select the Settings tab and click the
    Advanced button.
 3) Select the Adapter tab, then click the Change button.
 4) Click the Next button and select "Display a list of all the drivers..." and
    click the Next button.
 5) Click the Have Disk button and under "Copy manufacture's files from:"
    type c:\voodoo3 and press ENTER.
 6) 16MB3dfx Voodoo3 3000D AGP appears in a window, click OK, then click the Next button.
 7) Click the Next button again, files will be copied, then click the Finish button.
 8) Click the Close button to close the 2 open windows.
 9) Click the Yes button to reboot the computer.
10) Install DirectX 7.0.


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.



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

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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