cant get 256bit color now since reformatting

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scotty5

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help!! after reformatting i can only get 2 or 16 color options now when at my settings tab in display properties!and the slider wont move to increase screen resolution. system is running win98se,the 256 color option was there before reformatting
 
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Windows probably installed its generic driver for video card. You will need to install the proper driver for it. Do you have onboard video? Also you you have a disk with drivers for it?
 

scotty5

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Hi there, I dont have onboard video and i dont seem to have device driver for card,only for cd rom, modem,motherboard,win98,and win boot disc i used for formatting
 
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i rencently reformated too and had the same problem the other poster is correct you have to install the driver for it windows is probably installing a generic driver for your video
 
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You could try your vid cards manufacturer for new drivers. It sounds to me that you need to indtall drivers:p
 
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