README.TXT Driver File Contents (Savage4.zip)

                Windows NT 4.0 Video Device Driver for S3 chipsets.


****Installing your new S3 Video Driver for Windows NT 4.0.****

1.  Start system with Windows NT 4.0 installed.
2.  IMPORTANT: When the "Please select the operating system to start..." message
    is displayed, select "Windows NT Workstation Version 4.00 [VGA mode]".
3.  From "Start", select the "Settings group", then click on the
    "Control Panel" icon.
4.  In the "Control Panel", double click on the "Display" icon.
5.  In the "Settings" screen, click on the "Display Type..." button.
6.  From the "Display Type" screen, and in the "Adapter Type" section, click
    on the "Change..." button.
7.  In the "Change Display" screen, click on the "Have Disk..." button.
8.  Insert the new display driver diskette into the A:\ drive, then click on
    the "OK" button.
9.  From the list of displayed S3 devices, select your S3 device.
10. From "Third-party Drivers", click on the "Yes" button to proceed.
11. If a message appears stating the driver is already installed on the
    system, and asks if you want to use the current or new drivers, be sure
        to select the "New" button.
12. If prompted for the driver diskette a second time, click on the
    "Continue" button.
13. When the message "The drivers were successfully installed" is displayed,
    remove the display driver diskette, then click on the "OK" button.
14. Back at the "Display Type" window, click on the "Close" button.
15. Back at the "Display Properties" window, click on the "Close" button.
16. When you see the "System Settings Change" window, asking if you wish to
    restart your computer, click on the "Yes" window to reboot now.

NOTE:  If installing Windows NT 4.00 with the S3 device currently installed
       in the system:

    Proceed through the Windows NT installation as normal.  The installation
    program will prompt the user to choose a display mode.  Choose the
    "Cancel" button from the "Display Settings" screen to ignore this step
    for now.  The installation will now finish.  Once Windows NT has started
    for the first time, proceed to follow the steps outlined above to install
    the driver for your S3 device.




                            *** Savage4 Video Modes Table ***


Screen       Color    Desktop     Video Memory      Refresh Rate (Hz)
Resolution   Depth     Modes        Required          Available
================================================================================

320x200      256                      2 MB                       70
320x200      65536                    2 MB                       70
320x200      16.7M                    2 MB                       70

320x240      256                      2 MB                           72
320x240      65536                    2 MB                           72
320x240      16.7M                    2 MB                           72

400x300      256                      2 MB                           72
400x300      65536                    2 MB                           72
400x300      16.7M                    2 MB                           72

512x384      256                      2 MB                       70
512x384      65536                    2 MB                       70
512x384      16.7M                    2 MB                       70

640x400      256                      2 MB                       70
640x400      65536                    2 MB                       70
640x400      16.7M                    2 MB                       70

640x480      256         X            2 MB                   60,     72, 75, 85,           160
640x480      65536       X            2 MB                   60,     72, 75, 85,           160
640x480      16.7M       X            2 MB                   60,     72, 75, 85,           160

800x600      256         X            2 MB               56, 60,     72, 75, 85,           160
800x600      65536       X            2 MB               56, 60,     72, 75, 85,           160
800x600      16.7M       X            2 MB               56, 60,     72, 75, 85,           160

1024x768     256         X            2 MB                   60, 70,     75, 85       130
1024x768     65536       X            2 MB                   60, 70,     75, 85,      130
1024x768     16.7M       X            4 MB                   60, 70,     75, 85,      130

1152x864     256         X            2 MB                   60, 70,     75, 85, 100
1152x864     65536       X            4 MB                   60, 70,     75, 85, 100
1152x864     16.7M       X            4 MB                   60, 70,	 75, 85, 100

1280x1024    256         X            2 MB                   60,         75, 85, 100
1280x1024    65536       X            4 MB                   60,         75, 85, 100
1280x1024    16.7M       X            8 MB                   60,         75

1600x1200    256         X            2 MB                   60,         75, 85
1600x1200    65536       X            4 MB                   60,         75 
1600x1200    16.7M       X            8 MB                   60

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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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