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Driver updating (SIS)

by Kimura410 / November 12, 2012 10:39 AM PST

New here, need some help please! I am running an Acer aspire 5000 from like 05' I guess. Anyways, I am attempting to play a game on this old PC since the game is not mac compatible. I need to update my driver, so I went to the driver manufacturers website. It is a SIS m760gx chip, and I made sure what I downloaded from them supported this particular chip. The download went into winzip, and I read the readme.txt. It stated that in order to install, double click the setup.exe. I find the setupexe. , it gives a message that it could be an unsafe file, and I selected to open it anyways, then nothing. An hourglass for a second and then nothing takes place. What do i do? I have been messing with this for 2 weeks now. Are there any other quick fixes to this? Could I just download windows 7 or 8 and that would give me an updated driver? or does anyone have a good driver update website? Or should I uninstall winzip and see where the download takes me? That is the only idea I have left other than downloading a new windows.

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For laptop drivers I go to the maker.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 13, 2012 2:32 AM PST
In reply to: Driver updating (SIS)

While some may try getting the driver from elsewhere, for this one I'm going to

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New problem
by Kimura410 / November 13, 2012 6:38 AM PST

Ok so I did what you said and after the download, it gets opened in winzip. In the readme.txt, it says to double click on setup.exe to install. I double click, it says that the generic message that the file may be unsafe, I open it anyway, and then nothing. An hourglass for 2 seconds and then nothing. Am I doing something wrong?

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Re: driver
by Kees_B Forum moderator / November 13, 2012 6:45 AM PST
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Try to not run in Winzip, but first unzip to a real folder, then run from that.

By the way, why do you use (and pay for) Winzip? It became unnecessary for most people when Microsoft introduced Windows XP 11 years ago. A Windows XP 'compressed folder' is a zip-file.


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