I need help with my device drivers

By riverbank
Dec 16, 2004
  1. Hi folks,

    I really need help with this one.

    I have just reformatted my computer and I am running in on win 98SE.

    Before I formatted it I was running my display settings at High or True colour.

    Now my computer goes no higher than 16 bit colour and I can hardly see a thing!

    I do not have the original driver for my video card, I don't even know what kind it is!

    What I am looking for is a generic driver that will increase my colours I can view.

    The windows standard SVGA driver will not work with my device.

    I would really apreciate a hand with this one.
  2. vegasgmc

    vegasgmc TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,377

    You need to take out the video card and look for model numbers or the name of the card.
  3. fragtastic04

    fragtastic04 TS Rookie

    go to: control panel>system>device manager>display adapters and post what it says in there
  4. Yourm8e

    Yourm8e TS Rookie

    I ran into this problem quite awhile back. It was not caused by the vidieo adapter but by the monitor that winwoes installs. In the device manager try installing a different monitor, I always installed SuperVGA 1024x768@60htz, its a generic driver and I never had a problem. Then I was able to increase color settings and screen sizes. Hope this helps.
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