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Anonymous
September 6, 2004 9:54:55 PM

Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia (More info?)

I'm sure that this will be nothing new to you pros & maybe I'll get
flamed. However, I am not only poor but also not schooled enough,
although I have a friend who is (but not necc. re: games) sooo....
I have an NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 100/200 hardware version 178, when I'm
playing a game (usually AOExAOC) it changes my settings to 1024x768 &
my color to 256 which causes my comp to freeze. I'm running WIN98 w/
73% free of 196,088KB




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Windows 98 SE (build 4.10.2222) VIA Technologies, Inc.
VT82C692BX
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
500 megahertz Intel Pentium III
32 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: 692-596-W977
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. 4.51 PG 02/08/99
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2.96 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

ATAPI CD-RW 52X24X [CD-ROM drive]
IDE-CD R/RW 8x4x32 [CD-ROM drive]

Generic IDE hard disk drive (8.43 GB) -- drive 0, No SMART Driver
192 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot '0' has 64 MB
Slot '1' is Empty
Slot '2' is Empty
Slot '3' is Empty
Slot '4' has 128 MB
Slot '5' is Empty
Slot '6' is Empty
Slot '7' is Empty
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c: (on drive 0) 6.28 GB 1.52 GB free
d: (on drive 0) 2.15 GB 1.44 GB free
Network Drives
None detected
Users Printers
No details available Lexmark 3200 Series ColorFine on
LPT1:
Controllers Display
Standard Floppy Disk Controller
Primary IDE controller (dual fifo)
Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo)
VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Controller NVIDIA GeForce2 MX
100/200 [Display adapter]
NEC MultiSync XV17 [Monitor] (15.7"vis, January 1995)
Bus Adapters Multimedia
VIA Tech 3038 PCI to USB Universal Host Controller
Trident 4DWave(DX) PCI Audio
Trident Direct Input Driver
Trident Legacy Audio
Communications Other Devices
Microsoft TV/Video Connection
Realtek RTL8029(AS) PCI Ethernet NIC
Network Card MAC Address:x
Network IP Address: x Intel(r) PC Camera CS331
Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
Lexmark 3200
USB Root Hub
Virus Protection....
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Anonymous
September 14, 2004 12:14:49 AM

Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia (More info?)

Why're you switching to 256 colours? I think most 3D games are hardware
acclerated in 16 and 24 ( 32 ) bit modes.

Serial # 19781010 wrote:

> I'm sure that this will be nothing new to you pros & maybe I'll get
> flamed. However, I am not only poor but also not schooled enough,
> although I have a friend who is (but not necc. re: games) sooo....
> I have an NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 100/200 hardware version 178, when I'm
> playing a game (usually AOExAOC) it changes my settings to 1024x768 &
> my color to 256 which causes my comp to freeze. I'm running WIN98 w/
> 73% free of 196,088KB
>
>
>
>
> Computer Profile Summary
> Computer Name: Charles (in WORKGROUP)
> Profile Date: Monday, September 06, 2004 1:07:42 PM
> Advisor Version: 6.1f
> Windows Logon: Charles
>
>
> Operating System System Model
> Windows 98 SE (build 4.10.2222) VIA Technologies, Inc.
> VT82C692BX
> Processor a Main Circuit Board b
> 500 megahertz Intel Pentium III
> 32 kilobyte primary memory cache
> 512 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: 692-596-W977
> Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
> BIOS: Award Software International, Inc. 4.51 PG 02/08/99
> Drives Memory Modules c,d
> 8.43 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
> 2.96 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space
>
> ATAPI CD-RW 52X24X [CD-ROM drive]
> IDE-CD R/RW 8x4x32 [CD-ROM drive]
>
> Generic IDE hard disk drive (8.43 GB) -- drive 0, No SMART Driver
> 192 Megabytes Installed Memory
>
> Slot '0' has 64 MB
> Slot '1' is Empty
> Slot '2' is Empty
> Slot '3' is Empty
> Slot '4' has 128 MB
> Slot '5' is Empty
> Slot '6' is Empty
> Slot '7' is Empty
> Local Drive Volumes
>
> c: (on drive 0) 6.28 GB 1.52 GB free
> d: (on drive 0) 2.15 GB 1.44 GB free
> Network Drives
> None detected
> Users Printers
> No details available Lexmark 3200 Series ColorFine on
> LPT1:
> Controllers Display
> Standard Floppy Disk Controller
> Primary IDE controller (dual fifo)
> Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo)
> VIA Bus Master PCI IDE Controller NVIDIA GeForce2 MX
> 100/200 [Display adapter]
> NEC MultiSync XV17 [Monitor] (15.7"vis, January 1995)
> Bus Adapters Multimedia
> VIA Tech 3038 PCI to USB Universal Host Controller
> Trident 4DWave(DX) PCI Audio
> Trident Direct Input Driver
> Trident Legacy Audio
> Communications Other Devices
> Microsoft TV/Video Connection
> Realtek RTL8029(AS) PCI Ethernet NIC
> Network Card MAC Address:x
> Network IP Address: x Intel(r) PC Camera CS331
> Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
> Lexmark 3200
> USB Root Hub
> Virus Protection....
> Software Licenses [Back to Top]
>
> Adobe Systems, Inc. - Adobe Illustrator 9.0 x
> Adobe Systems, Inc. - Adobe Photoshop 6.0 x
> Belarc - Advisor x
> Microsoft - Internet Explorer x)
> Microsoft - MediaPlayer x
> Microsoft - MediaPlayer x
> Microsoft - MS Office 97 Professional x
> Microsoft - Project Professional 2002 x
> Microsoft - Windows 98 SE x
>
> Software Versions [Back to Top]
> aaasoft - Internet Washer Version 3.02.0055 *
> Action Manager 32 *
> Adobe Illustrator Version 9.0 *
> Adobe ImageReady (tm) 3.0 Version 3.0 *
> Adobe Photoshop Version 6.0 *
> Adobe Reader Version 6.0.0.2003051900 *
> Adobe Systems AdobeDownloadManager Version 1.2 *
> Adobe Systems, Inc. Adobe Gamma Loader Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *
> Advanced Book Exchange Inc. - Abebooks HomeBase Version 2.03.0019 *
> Ahead Software AG Karlsbad Germany Phone: +49-7248-911-800 Fax:
> +49-7248-911-888 e-mail: info@nero.com - LANGUAGE_English2 Version 5,
> 5, 10, 34 *
> Ahead Software AG - InCD Version 4, 0, 0, 33 *
> Ahead Software AG - InfoTool Application Version 1, 0, 3, 3 *
> Ahead Software AG - Nero CD Speed Application Version 1, 0, 2, 1 *
> ahead software gmbh, karlsbad - Cover Designer Version 2, 2, 1, 11 *
> Apple Computer, Inc. - QuickTime for Windows Version 2.1.2.59 *
> Asteroids *
> Banner Blue Software Incorporated - Microsoft Organization Chart
> Version 2,0,0,1016 *
> Battlezone *
> Belarc, Inc. - BelManage Client Version 6.1f *
> Biz Card Maker *
> blindman.exe *
> Broderbund Software - Riven Version 1.0 *
> Brøderbund® Software - Electronic Registration for Red Orb® Products
> Version 1, 4, 1, 2 *
> Centipede *
> Civilisation *
> Download Driver *
> Eastman Software, Inc., A Kodak Business - Imaging for Windows®
> Version 1.01.1311 *
> Erik Deppe - DriveSpeed Version 1, 6, 1, 0 *
> Forte Agent Version 1.91 *
> GRISOFT s.r.o. - AVG Anti-Virus System Version 6, 0, 0, 0 *
> GRISOFT(c) SOFTWARE - AVG Anti-Virus System Version 6, 0, 0, 0 *
> GRISOFT, s.r.o - AVG6 Version 6.0.1.374 *
> GRISOFT, s.r.o. - AVG Anti-Virus System Version 6, 0, 0, 0 *
> High-Logic - Font Creator Program Version 4.0 *
> id Software - doom95 Version 3, 0, 0, 0 *
> Inetcam, Inc. - iVISTA VideoWebPage Version 3.5 *
> InstallShield Software Corporation - PackageForTheWeb Stub Version
> 2.02.001 *
> InstallShield unInstaller Version 2.20.926.0 *
> Intel Corporation - Blank Description Version 1.0 *
> Intel Puzzle Version 1.00.130.028 *
> Intel® Create & Share® Software Version 5.0 *
> Intel® Video Phone Version 5.0 *
> Jordan Russell - Inno Setup Uninstaller Version 51.6.0.0 *
> Lavasoft Ad-aware Plus Version 6.0.0.0 *
> Lavasoft Sweden - Ad-aware 6 Version 3.0 *
> Lexmark ColorFine (TM) Version 3.1.1 * MapEditor *
> Microsoft (r) Windows Script Host Version 5.6.0.8515 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Age of Empires II Expansion Version 2.1 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Age of Empires II Version 2.0a *
> Microsoft Corporation - Age of Empires Version 1.0b *
> Microsoft Corporation - Age of Empires, the Rise of Rome Version 1.0 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Clip Gallery 3.0 for Windows Version 3.0 *
> Microsoft Corporation - DirectShow Version 6.4.07.1121 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Internet Explorer Version 6.00.2800.1106 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Windows Installer Version 2.0.2600.2 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Windows Telephony Version 4.10.2000 *
> Microsoft Corporation - Windows® NetMeeting® Version 3.01 *
> Microsoft Ensemble Studios Age of Mythology Version 3.2002.10. *
> Microsoft Excel Version 8.0 *
> Microsoft Games Version 1.0.0.0 *
> Microsoft imgstart Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *
> Microsoft Office Binder Version 8.0.3501 *
> Microsoft Office Save My Settings/Profile Wizard Version 10.0.2609 *
> Microsoft Office Version 8.0 *
> Microsoft Office XP Version 10.0.2609 *
> Microsoft Outlook Version 8.0 *
> Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows Version 8.0 *
> Microsoft(R) Project for Windows(TM) Version 10.0.2002.0502 *
> Microsoft(R) Windows Media Player Version 9.00.00.2980 *
> Microsoft® Access Version 8.0.3512 *
> Microsoft® Internet Services Version 6.1.33.0 *
> Microsoft® Schedule+ for Windows 95(TM) Version 7.0 *
> Microsoft® Word for Windows® 97 Version 8.0 *
> Missile Command *
> MpLaunch.exe *
> PepiMK Software - SpyBot-S&D Version 1.2 *
> RealNetworks, Inc. - RealPlayer (32-bit) Version 0.1.0.3034 *
> RealNetworks, Inc. - RealPlayer (32-bit) Version 6.0.12.872 *
> RealNetworks, Inc. - RealPlayer (32-bit) Version 7.0.0.2415 *
> Rudy Alex Kohn - Nasty File Remover Version 0.07.0001 *
> Scanner Utility Version 1, 1, 0, 0 *
> Shanghai II *
> Software 2000 UnSetup Version 2.09.7 *
> Sygate® Security Agent and Personal Firewall Version 5.5.00.2525 *
> Tempest *
> TridTray Version 1, 0, 0, 1 *
> Update Age of Mythology *
> Update HomeBase Version 1.0.0.0 *
> WinZip Version 8.0 (3105) *
> Yahoo! Messenger Version 6,0,0,1750 *
>
>
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