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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by ellee, Apr 9, 2004.

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  1. ellee

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    i recently formated my hard drive. I reinstalled windows98
    When it started my screen was not right. I adjusted it and its too big and wont go back to original size. Also i cannot change my settings or color.Only have 2colors or 16 colors .How can i change these things or is there a problem with my vga also have no sound. Had to format drive before and had no problems. Can anyone help me please. email me at [email protected]
     
  2. brianF

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    sounds like you need to download and install drivers for your sound and video cards
     
  3. Cowboy622

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    To expand on Brian's answer, you need to install updated drivers for your video adapter. If you know what kind of video card you have, you can go to the manufacturer's website and down load the most current verson to install. If you have onboard video, then you'll need to install the VIA chipset drivers for your motherboard.
    If you are not sure what kind of video card you have, let us know and we may be able to direct you on how to find out.
    If you do know and have obtained the video driver but are unsure on how to update or install it, post back and we will be happy to talk you through it.
    The same holds true for your sound card drivers.

    P.S., WELCOME TO TSG!!!!!
     
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    Ellee:

    Download and install any updated drivers for the video card/display adapter. You might also want to download and install the Microsoft DirectX 9.0b multimedia drivers.
     
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