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XP and 3DFX VooDoo 5500

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by smunday, Jan 5, 2003.

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  1. smunday

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    Hi all,
    I just ran the compatability checker for upgrading to windows XP.

    It informed me that I need to add files to my 3dfx VooDoo 5500
    Card. However. They don't make them any more and I don't think that the ones they still have kicking around on the old 3dfx site are the right ones for XP.

    Can anyone help???
    Maybe they do have a driver for it that I can't find???

    Hope you can help.

    S
     
  2. Dan O

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  4. smunday

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    Whne you guys say to do a full install for Windows XP do you mean to format my Hard drive and start from the beginning???

    I ran the windows XP harware advisor and no matter what drivers I put in for my VooDoo 5500, it still tells me that the drivers are incompatable. I wondeer if the Windows XP default drivers will take care of it, even though the 3dfx tool won' t work anymore?

    Anyway let me know
    S
     
  5. steve_b

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    The XP drivers are not very good. Windows will complain about any other drivers you try to use, but the ones on the page I refer to above work very well. I get no random reboots or screwups when playing games, and the graphics are much better than XP native drivers produce.
     
  6. Dan O

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    No, a full install of XP will not help. Did you try the driver I gave you the link for?

    Make sure to follow the install instructions closely, which are within the download file.

    Good luck.
     
  7. smunday

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    I did what you said Dan-O but the compatability Advisor still shows that the drivers are not compatable.
    I'm having the same trouble with my BJC-4300 printer :(

    I'm not to sure what to do now
     
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