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by xternal2468 / December 29, 2006 5:57 AM PST

I went to start,run, and typed dxdiag. then i clicked the display tab and this is what my drivers are:


Name:NVIDIA RIVA TNT2/TNT2 Pro(Microsoft Coporation)
Manufacurer: NVIDIA
Chip Type: RIVA TNT2/TNT2 Pro
DAC Type: Integrated RAMDAC
APPROX.Totoal Memory: 32.0MB


Main Driver: nv4_disp.dll
Version: 6.14.0010.5673(English)
Date: 8/4/2004
WHQL Logo'd: Yes
Mini VDD: nv4_mini.sys
DDI Version: 7

i dont know how i should update this. but i went to the NVIDIA website and tried downloading NVIDIA "GeForce and TNT2" after i finished downloading it, it went into the setup, and suddenly a box pops up saying the setup could not continue because it could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. can anyone tell me which one i should download and give me the link to the specific one. I'm doing this because im playing counter-strike and i cant get it to apply to openGL in the video mode. if you play it and know anything to help me plz tell me.

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The TNT hasn't been updated in years.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2006 6:37 AM PST

If it displays, then you are done.


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by xternal2468 / December 29, 2006 7:12 AM PST

wat u mean if it displays its done?

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Your story seems incomplete. But those TNTs are pre-XP and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2006 7:25 AM PST
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No one updated the drivers. In fact, finding the old XP driver doesn't do much for playing games or much else.

-> Worth noting is if you didn't install current motherboard drivers, some video drivers will cough up said error.

But your post is so lax on detail that all I can offer is that the TNTs are so old there are no updates.


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by xternal2468 / December 29, 2006 7:45 AM PST

how can i get more info?

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Just follow the words in red.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 29, 2006 7:56 AM PST

It notes to tell about the PC and such, but tell why you need to update the drivers. If you are getting 800x600 and millions of colors that's about what to expect.


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For What It's Worth: My Win98 Machine Came w/TNT2....
by tobeach / December 29, 2006 5:47 PM PST

and was soon out of date. I don't believe it had open GL capacity.
Sadly a lightning strike took MB out before Video card got replaced.
Went to new w/XP. Condolences.... Happy

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