readme.txt Driver File Contents (banshee2K.zip)

Voodoo Banshee Windows(r) 2000 Driver Kit
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Voodoo Banshee(tm) Driver kit: 1.02.02
Voodoo Banshee WinNT(r) Display Driver and Miniport: 5.00.1963.0029
Voodoo Banshee Glide(tm) 2.X Driver: 2.60.00.0349
Voodoo Banshee Glide 3.X Driver: 3.10.00.0349
Voodoo Banshee Control Panel: 4.11.01.0386

Copyright ( 1998-1999 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

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What's in the distribution?
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This distribution contains Voodoo Banshee display drivers and control 
panel for Windows 2000. 

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Installation 
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Requirements
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- Windows 2000 or higher
- PC with a Pentium II, Pentium Pro, Pentium or similar processor
- 16MB of RAM or more Suggested


Fresh Installation / Upgrade Existing Drivers
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NOTE: For Fresh Installations, complete Steps 1 - 9 before removing 
your existing 2D card.  If existing Voodoo Banshee drivers are being updated,
installation is complete once step 9 is done.

1) Extract the files for the Voodoo Banshee driver to a directory.
2) Log-in to Windows NT as Administrator.
3) Click Start, Contol Panel.  Double-click on Display.
4) Click the settings tab then click "Change"
6) Click "Have Disk" and enter the path to the extracted drivers.
7) When asked to choose a device, select "Voodoo Banshee"
8) You may then be prompted to insert the Windows NT Voodoo Banshee Driver Disk.
   Enter the path to the drivers again.
9) Windows NT will copy the drivers.   

Steps 10-13 are only used during a fresh installation

10) Power off the system and remove your existing 2D card.
11) Install the Voodoo Banshee Card in a free PCI/AGP Slot
12) Power on the system and verify that video appears during post
13) Start Windows NT.  If problems occur, revert to "Last Known Good"
    from within the Windows NT startup options.

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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