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I don't know how to come across the name or manufacturer of my video card, and I just installed Windows 98. Why? Well, I started off with Windows XP. My system had a terrible crash and I had to install Windows 2000 over it. Well, that was even worse because I couldn't spend ten minutes online without it crashing my web browser and I had the same problem; the color limitation. However when I was using a different computer with Windows 98 on it, I fixed the problem a lot easier because someone knew what to do when I gave an analysis on softwaretipsandtricks, but obviously no one knows how to deal with the problem on Windows 2000. So...any links or suggestions?







Computer
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98 SE
OS Service Pack [ TRIAL VERSION ]
Internet Explorer 6.0.2800.1106 (IE 6.0 SP1)
DirectX 4.06.03.0518 (DirectX 6.1a)
Computer Name X1Y5S7
User Name Yazmine
Date / Time 2009-03-19 / 14:58

Motherboard
CPU Type AMD Athlon, 1100 MHz (11 x 100)
Motherboard Name Soyo K7VTA-B (1 ISA, 5 PCI, 1 AGP, 3 DIMM, Audio)
Motherboard Chipset VIA VT8363 Apollo KT133
System Memory [ TRIAL VERSION ]
BIOS Type Award Modular (04/11/01)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

Display
Video Adapter Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA)
3D Accelerator S3 Savage2000
Monitor Dell M1110 [21" CRT] (6981EA0PP0B8)

Multimedia
Audio Adapter SigmaTel STAC9721/23 @ VIA AC'97 Audio Controller

Storage
IDE Controller Primary IDE controller (dual fifo)
IDE Controller Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo)
IDE Controller VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Controller
Floppy Drive GENERIC NEC FLOPPY DISK
Disk Drive GENERIC IDE DISK TYPE47
Optical Drive SAF CD-RW4432A
SMART Hard Disks Status Unknown

Partitions
C: (FAT32) [ TRIAL VERSION ]
Total Size [ TRIAL VERSION ]

Input
Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse Port

Network
Primary IP Address [ TRIAL VERSION ]
Primary MAC Address 00-15-05-24-9B-DF
Network Adapter Actiontec Electronics, Inc. (192. [ TRIAL VERSION ])
Network Adapter PPP Adapter.
Modem ActionTec DataLink PCMCIA Fax Modem

Peripherals
USB1 Controller VIA VT82C686B USB Universal Host Controller
USB1 Controller VIA VT82C686B USB Universal Host Controller
USB Device Actiontec Gateway

DMI
DMI BIOS Vendor Award Software International, Inc.
DMI BIOS Version 6.00 PG
DMI System Manufacturer VIA Technologies, Inc.
DMI System Product VT8363
DMI System Version
DMI System Serial Number [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Motherboard Manufacturer
DMI Motherboard Product 8363-686A
DMI Motherboard Version
DMI Motherboard Serial Number [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Chassis Manufacturer
DMI Chassis Version
DMI Chassis Serial Number [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Chassis Asset Tag [ TRIAL VERSION ]
DMI Chassis Type Desktop Case
DMI Total / Free Memory Sockets 4 / 1
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Also I realize there must be a million of these things going around with the same title and replies, however I'd like the answers and links to correspond with my computer and my problems specificly, not some random person's computer. Thank you.
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Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA)

S3 Savage2000 (Diamond Viper II) Video Adapter

S3 Savage2000 3D Accelerator

Video Adapter Properties
Device Description Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA)

Installed Drivers
vga.drv


Here is some more information. Please help!
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You need the driver for your video card which can be found here. The Savage2000 Win9x/ Me Driver 9.51.17 is the latest version offered. These are the Windows 9x/ Me Drivers and using the drop down list will also give you the Windows 2000/XP Drivers. I would suggest you download these and burn them to a CD for future use.
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Thank you so much I'm sure that's what I need but every web browser keeps insisting that the page cannot be found. Grr! :)
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Thats odd, the link works for me. Try this one:

http://www.savagenew...icles&article=7
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Well the link to the page itself works, but when I click on any of the links from there they don't work. I even went out and bought some cd's to burn the driver on and gave it to my friend with the same link to try on his computer and it didn't work. Could you give the link to the page that those links bring you to? And thanks again for all your time and effort I really really appreciate it!! :)
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My apologies for the dead link. I'm sure it was working when I tried it earlier. I found the driver and uploaded it to a hosting site and you can download it here.

This is the S3 Savage2000 (Diamond Viper II) Video Adapter Driver for Win95, Win98, Win98SE, WinME, WinNT4, Win2000 and WinXP.

You will need to unzip it and then navigate to the SAVAGE2K\Win9xME folder and run Setup.exe.

If you need any help with that let me know.
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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR FOUR DAYS STRAIGHT HOW TO FIX THIS YOU ARE THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
IF I BECOME FAMOUS ONE DAY I'M GOING TO INCLUDE YOU IN MY SPEECH!!!!!
THANK YOU THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Your very welcome, but did it work?
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Yes it worked perfect! Thank you so much!!
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