Windows 98 systems are becoming increasingly problematic for me.
With the same computer from my last post, I tried to get the latest video drivers, so I could get a reasonable resolution & a decent number of colours…
Well, it looks like built-in video on this motherboard doesn't have any drivers for windows 98 (remember, I just transplanted the HDD from the old system into this new system). No drivers on the net, & the drivers CD only has xp and win2000 drivers.
I figure: hey, I'll just put a cheap agp video card in there… but there is no agp (nor pci-e) slot… only the old pci slots.
Looks like I'll have to dig for some PCI video cards. I find 3 cards (all 1Mb cards), but 1 freezes the computer every few minutes, and the other starts generating corrupt video after a while. The third one goes well (it froze the computer ony once), but the best I can get is 800X600 at 16-bit colour depth (or 640X480 at 24-bit, or 1024X768 at 8-bit).
Well, next time, I'll need to be careful about offering cheap "upgrades" as I might need to include win XP in the equation.