No Audio/Video Card detected after reformat

By Harry_L
Dec 6, 2007
  1. Hi, just wondering if you can help or point me in the right direction. I'm not very pc literate but after formating (for the first time) my fathers computer, i do not know where to find the appropriate drivers? He cannot find the disc?
    The pc's resolution is pretty ugly (16 bit graphic) with no sound.

    I've used Belarc to get a snapshot of the pc in it's present state:

    Operating System System Model
    Windows 98 SE (build 4.10.2222) VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8601
    Enclosure Type: Desktop
    Processor a Main Circuit Board b
    1.20 gigahertz Intel Celeron
    32 kilobyte primary memory cache
    256 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: 601-686A
    Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
    BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. 6.00 PG 01/10/2002
    Drives Memory Modules c,d
    102.33 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
    102.03 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

    LITE-ON LTR-48246K [CD-ROM drive]
    RICOH DVD+RW MP5240 [CD-ROM drive]
    Generic floppy disk drive (3.5")

    Generic IDE hard disk drive (20.01 GB) -- drive 0, No SMART Driver
    Generic IDE hard disk drive (82.32 GB) -- drive 1, No SMART Driver
    88 Megabytes Installed Memory

    Slot 'BANK_0' has 64 MB
    Slot 'BANK_1' has 32 MB
    Slot 'BANK_2' is Empty
    Slot 'BANK_3' is Empty
    Local Drive Volumes

    c: (FAT32 on drive 0)20.01 GB19.70 GB free
    d: (FAT32 on drive 1)82.32 GB82.32 GB free

    Network Drives
    None detected
    Users (mouse over user name for details) Printers
    No details available None detected
    Controllers Display
    Standard Floppy Disk Controller
    Primary IDE controller (dual fifo)
    Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo)
    VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Controller Standard PCI Graphics Adapter
    (VGA) [Display adapter]
    Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (15.2"vis, s/n HMBX803607, August 2004)
    Bus Adapters Multimedia
    VIA Tech 3038 PCI to USB Universal Host Controller (2x) None
    Communications Other Devices
    None detected
    Network Card MAC Address: 00:00:00:00:00:00 Standard 101/102-Key or
    Microsoft Natural Keyboard
    USB Root Hub (2x)
    Virus Protection [Back to Top]
    No details available
    Missing Microsoft Security Hotfixes [Back to Top]
    No details available
    Installed Microsoft Hotfixes [Back to Top]
    None detected

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    Software Licenses [Back to Top]

    Belarc - Advisorbc032e3f
    Microsoft - Windows 98 SE33807-OEM-0091632-92146 (Key:

    Software Versions (mouse over * for details, click * for location)
    [Back to Top]
    Belarc, Inc. - Advisor Version 7.2t *
    ComproPVR Version 1, 4, 1, 2 *
    ComproRemote Version 1, 3, 1, 4 *
    Eastman Software, Inc., A Kodak Business - Imaging for Windows®
    Version 1.01.1311 *
    Microsoft Corporation - DirectShow Version * Microsoft
    Corporation - Microsoft Internet Explorer Version 5.00.2614.3500 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows Telephony Version 4.10.2000 *
    Microsoft Corporation - Windows® NetMeeting® Version 3.0 *
    Microsoft imgstart Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *
    Microsoft Windows Scripting Host Version 5.0.531.7 *

    * Click to see where software is installed.
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    Bus Clock rate.
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    memory is not recognized by Windows.
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    system vendor if slot contents are wrong.
    e. This may be the manufacturer's factory installed product key
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    Thanks very much for your time.
    Cheers, Harry
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