File driver

By benny davis
Jul 15, 2010
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  1. I'm a first time user here so bare with me please.
    computer message while installing windows xp stated
    that i needed a driver for file igfxext.exe.

    how do i go about acheving that? it say that they needed to
    know the path.


  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    It seems like a driver for either an Intel graphics adapter or some other Intel hardware. At what point in the setup is Windows requesting this file?
  3. benny davis

    benny davis TS Rookie Topic Starter

    File driver path

    You asked at what point of the download does it call for the file path;

    There are 5 steps to installing windows xp.
    At the 4th step, the installation process stops and asked for file path.
    The file's name is in my first email to you.

    Thanks for your interest,

  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    It's not clear from your post.. did you manage to get XP installed in spite of the prompt? Are you installing from a Microsoft XP CD? Or are you using an OEM XP CD? (like from Dell or HP)

    If XP is up and running do this:
    • Click Start->Run, enter: msinfo32. Click the + sign next to Components to expand it
    • Click Problem Devices. Anything appear?
    • If yes, click on it, Ctrl-A to select all, Ctrl-C to copy it, Ctrl-V to paste into next post

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