only 16 colors or 2 colors!

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i have reccently re-formated my windows 98, i boot up and it only has a choice between 2 colors and 16 colors... where are the others? how do i get them? (256, 16-bit, 24-bit)
 

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you need to instal your video card drivers. what video card do you have? if you dont know - make or model of PC/Motherboard will help if it has a built in video.

if you download aida that will tell you the video card - however, at the moment i cant find the link as the the website I have has been shut......

TRY THIS LINK http://forums.techguy.org/t223416&highlight=aida.html
 

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what make/model of pc or if you know make/model of video card
 

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no thats what your re-instal has defaulted to - which is why you only have 16colours
 

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how do i find my old video card name? i believe it was a SIS(sillicon integrated systems)
 

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did you put it in yourself if not make/model of PC would help
 

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did you get a CD with it - if so that will have the drivers on.
 

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mmmmmm - i dont thing belarc will work to identify hardware - it uses the software installed - aida doesnt work for you - you could try downloading the newer version and running that - i'm just trying pcpitstop.com to see if that gives any graphic info about PC
 

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pcpitstop does provide info on graphics card but it may be only sourced form the software drivers installed my be worth a try....

www.pcpitstop.com

otherwise maybe you can find the receipt for the card which may have make/model on it
 
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