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cant get 256bit color now since reformatting

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by scotty5, Feb 2, 2003.

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  1. scotty5

    scotty5 Thread Starter

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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
     
  2. n2gun

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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?
     
  3. 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
     
  4. mike114

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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
     
  5. hemidodge

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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
     
  6. scotty5

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    thanks will try and locate manufacturer.
     
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