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Old 10-08-2004, 12:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default video drivers not working

system specs:
amd k6-333mhz
128mb ram
3.2 gig hdd
ATI Rage 128 Video
windows 98 se

here is the situation that i need some help with.. I got this system to fix for someone. and with the major problems they were having I decided to format the drive and reinstall windows 98 se. I can get everything running fine up to that point. with out any additional drivers except the nic. When i go to install the rage 128 video drivers that is where the problem begins. right after install. I go to reboot and then it hangs just about when it is going to bring up the network logon box.
I have mouse control and that is about it. It just sits there with the hour glass.. and nothing. However I can boot it into safe mode. I have tried several different drivers... so now i am here. at a loss....

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Old 10-08-2004, 12:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would try to reinstall the pci drivers and then reinstall the video card and try different set of drivers

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Old 10-08-2004, 12:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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u sure u using the latest drivers?? if yes....
take out all the cards. one by one put them in and install them.
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Old 10-08-2004, 01:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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as of now i do have all the cards out except the video card which i need.... and still cant get that working.
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Old 10-08-2004, 01:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Ok new situation. I can now get the video to work when I. boot into safemode, and change the refresh rate to "adapter default" then reboot. and it starts into windows. now, when i change the resolution to 800 X 600. same situation as before....
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Old 10-09-2004, 05:14 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Try updating the Chipsets 1st then install the VC drivers

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