README.TXT Driver File Contents (ob800.zip)

             Installing OS/2 Warp Video Drivers
                              
                              
                              
                              

Note:     The Video drivers are designed to function with
     the OS/2 Warp V3 only. These drivers will NOT work correctly
     on OS/2 Version 2.x.

Requirements

HP OmniBook 800 with OS/2 Warp or Warp Connect installed.
HP OmniBook drivers for the Video.  This driver is located on the hard drive
in the C:\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\OS2\VIDEO subdirectory.  These files are
available after finishing the selection of Windows 95 or Windows for Workgroups.
This driver is also located on the HP OmniBook Recovery CD.

Note:     You must install the Video drivers from floppy
     disk.  To create an OS/2 OmniBook 800 Video drivers disk do
     the following:
1.   Copy the contents of C:\OMNIBOOK\DRIVERS\OS2\VIDEO to
       the root directory of a blank floppy disk.
2.   Type LABEL A: MAJIC 1.  Label the Diskette OS/2
       OmniBook 800 Video Drivers Disk.

Before You Start

Before installation of this display driver, the system
display should be set to VGA mode. VGA is the default video
mode enabled when OS/2 is first installed.
If the current system primary display is not VGA, or if a
previous version of this driver is being used, the system
should first be returned to VGA mode. To restore VGA mode,
use Selective Install and select VGA for Primary Display.
For more information on this procedure, see the section on
Changing Display Adapter Support in the OS/2 Users Guide.

Procedure

1.   Open an OS/2 full screen or windowed session.
2.   Place the HP OmniBook 800 OS/2 Video Drivers Diskette
     in drive A.
3.   Type A: <ENTER> to make this the default drive.
4.   Type SETUP C <ENTER> where C: is the hard disk
     partition containing \OS2
5.   From the Display Driver Install, Select Primary Display
     then click OK.
6.   From the Primary Display Driver List, Select NeoMagic
     NM2070 then click OK.
7.   From the Source Directory window, make sure the source
     directory points to A:\ and click Install…
8.   Make Sure the HP OmniBook 800 OS/2 Video Drivers
     Diskette is in drive A and click OK.
9.   The Installation will ask you if you want to overwrite
     newer files than you are installing.  Click Yes each time.
10.  Click OK
11.  Type Exit to close the OS/2 Command Prompt and remove
     the diskette from Drive A.
12.  Shutdown by selecting the Shut down button on the
     LaunchPad, and press Ctrl-Alt-Delete to reboot when
     prompted.
13.  Open the System Setup icon in the OS/2 System folder,
     then double-click on  System. From the list of available
     screen resolutions, select a new resolution. The HP OmniBook
     800 is designed for SVGA or 800x600x256.
14.  Close System.  You must shutdown and reboot before the
     change will take affect.

Note:     See Changing Screen Resolution in OS/2 Users Guide
     for more information. The system must now be shut down and
     restarted for changes to take effect.

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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