Driver needed

  TomG 15:44 29 Apr 2004
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Hi

I'm upgrading to XP Pro and setup tells me I need a updated driver for my
Nvidia nForce AGP bus filter I presume this is something to do with my graphics card which is a

Radeon 128 mb pro

Any ideas where I get this driver as I cannot make sense of the manufacturers website

  Stuartli 15:52 29 Apr 2004

I thought Radeon graphics cards were ATI?

  Stuartli 15:56 29 Apr 2004

Re the NVidia reference:

click here

Note that the driver details will need to be "updated" to current version if required.

  Stuartli 15:58 29 Apr 2004

One point - do your motherboard have onboard nVidia graphics?

If so I would presume they would have to be disabled from the Bios (?) before using the Radeon.

  crimbo 16:04 29 Apr 2004

It could be the AGP port on your motherboard if it is an NForce 2 chipset, try your motherboard manufacturers website. It doesn't necessarily mean on-board graphics

  woodchip 16:12 29 Apr 2004

Ati also provides chips so other card makers can use there chipsets

  spencer boy 16:32 29 Apr 2004

Hi,

I have just got a radeon and when i get home going to install it - i have an onboard agp card at moment. Would i have to uninstall the existing agp drivers then disable the card from BIOS (not sure how to do this though). Then install the new card. I notieced in the box it has a cd with online instructions and drivers so i would assume it would tell me in that.

  woodchip 16:37 29 Apr 2004

No go into Device Manager and disable it by removing the Tick in the Box Exists in all Hardware

  spencer boy 16:41 29 Apr 2004

cheers.

  woodchip 16:46 29 Apr 2004

If you leave it Enabled you can connect two Monitors

  Stuartli 09:54 30 Apr 2004

nVidia only produces graphics chipsets for manufacturers - it doesn't actually make graphics cards.

Its greatest asset, apart from constantly updating and improving the chipsets, is that its latest drivers are fully backward compatible with all of its previous chipsets.

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