README.TXT Driver File Contents (

A3D Support Files - Version 2.05

This ZIP file contains 5 files along with this Readme:

A3D.DLL		03/08/99  12:00	   2.05
A3D.VXD		03/08/99  12:00	   2.05
A3DSPLSH.EXE	03/08/99  12:00	   2.05
A3D.INF		03/08/99  12:00	   2.05
A3DAPI.DLL	03/08/99  12:00	   2.12

They are required for playing games that have been written to take advantage 
of A3D 2.0.

You should install these updated files if you use one of the following sound

	* Diamond Monster Sound II MX300
	* Diamond Sonic Impact S90
	* Diamond Monster Sound, M80, and MX200
	* Turtle Beach Montego II
	* Turtle Beach Montego A3DXstream
	* Videologic SonicVortex2
	* Xitel Storm Platinum
	* Xitel Storm VX
	* Xitel Storm PCI
	* Orchid NuSound PCI
	* Shark Predator
	* Shark Predator PCI
	* Terratec XLerate
	* Aztech PCI 338 A3D
	* Any sound card/motherboard that uses the Aureal Vortex 2
	  (AU8830) chipset
	* Any sound card/motherboard that uses the Aureal Vortex 1 
	  (AU8820) chipset


To install these updated files, right click on the A3D.INF file and choose
Install.  This will copy the A3D.VXD, A3D.DLL, A3DAPI.DLL, and A3DSPLSH.EXE 
files over to their proper folders, as well as enter some information into 
your Registry.

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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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