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Hi
This is the story so far I have reformatted a 98 machine and reinstalled Windows 98 SE. The display is in 16 bit and 2 bit and can't be changed to 256 colours.
I know what the drivers are for the display one is a brooktree bt360 media stream controller and I can't find the driver anywhere on the net the other driver is a brooktree bt 878 video capture and when it is downloaded it is not recognised by the 98 machine. If I try to download the driver directly to the 98 machine it always throws me out of internet explorer and cuts the internet conection. The error message is "Explorer caused an invalid page fault in module Kernel32.dll. so I have downlaoded it to a XP machine and copied to floppy and then tried to install on the 98 machine but the 98 machine cannot recognise the file.

Does anyone have any ideas or could they suggest alternative drivers.

Thanks

Also Thanks to Tyger and Keith downloading EI6sp1 fixed my script error problem
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Could you post the name of the programme / hardware you need the drivers for
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Sorry I don't follow not too sure what you mean.
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What is the filetype of the file in question? I've run across .rar files for software downloads and for them you need WinRaR to open them. There are many ways of installing software and some of them are pretty tricky. Maybe if you can provide us with more information, the link to the file, etc., we could be more help.
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The brooktree bt360 media stream controller I can't find. The brooktree bt 878 video capture is a .dll file I found it at www.driverguide.com.

Sorry feeling a bit dumb is that what you needed?

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You can get it here

http://www.freewarei...m/graphics/781/

or here

http://narod.yandex....ly/fly98v27.zip

Edited by Keith, 07 August 2005 - 08:41 PM.

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thanks very much I will let you know how I go
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ok I downloaded the file and then downloaded winzip to open the file forgot it wasn't on the computer due to reformat. The following error message appreared "cannot open file does not appear to be a valid archive" It has told me to try and download again which I am presently doing but don't hold much hope. Maybe I will do a windows update overnight and try again. Have you had this error message before??? really appreciate the help.
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To eliminate a couple of things, boot the PC and keep tapping F8 right after the beep until you get options, select command prompt only, type scanreg.exe /fix then press enter, it will run through a few screens then say registry repaired. Press enter then press ctrl + alt + delete keys together to reboot.

When it has loaded, click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools then run system file checker and replace any files it asks for from the 98SE CD.

Running these checks the registry and files for Windows are in place.

Winzip gives this error if there is anything wrong with the file, download it after running the above checks.
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I have done what you suggested and I have downloaded the file unfortunately the folders had no files in them that I could see so I couldn't open a file when trying to install the driver. When I tried to open the fly 98 folder the following error appeared fatal error - BT8X8 not found.

Sorry for being a pain really appreciate the help
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Did you get a software CD with the TV Card, if so, look for Video for Windows folder, VWF drivers
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This machine was given to a friend of mine and they wern't supplied any of the software for the machine
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Can you put Everest Home on there and get the name of the TV Card / Capture Card

http://www.lavalys.c...p?pid=1&lang=en
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yes not a problem I will post it here thanks
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Device Description
BrookTree Bt360 MediaStream Controller
BrookTree Bt878 Video Capture Device - Audio Section
nVIDIA RIVA TNT2 M64 Video Adapter
OPTi 82C861/2/3 FireLink USB Controller
VIA AGP Controller
VIA VT82C571 IDE Controller
VIA VT82C586B Apollo Chipset - PCI-ISA Bridge
VIA VT82C586B Power Management Controller [3041A]
VIA VT82C691 Apollo Pro Chipset - Host-PCI Bridge
VIA VT83C572 PCI-USB Controller

Hope this is what you need
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