readme.txt Driver File Contents (v5-w2k-all-1.01.01-beta.exe)

Windows(r) 2000 Voodoo(tm) Driver Kit
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Copyright ( 1999-2000 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 5,870,102

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What's in the distribution?
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This distribution contains Voodoo4 and Voodoo5 drivers and
3dfx Tools for Windows 2000. 

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Installation 
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Requirements
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- Windows 2000 or higher
- PC with an Intel Pentium series or AMD K6/7 series processor
- A free AGP or PCI slot
- 16MB of RAM or more Suggested

Fresh Installation 
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NOTE: Complete Steps 1 and 2 before removing your existing 2D card.

1) Extract the files for the Voodoo 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 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) Go to the directory where you put the Voodoo driver, run 
   the executable file Setup.exe.  Click SETUP.  At the welcome 
   screen of 3dfx Tools, select NEXT.  Click on YES when prompt 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) Extract the files for the Voodoo driver to a directory.
3) Go to the directory where you put the Voodoo driver, run 
   the executable file Setup.exe.  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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