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Voodoo3 2000/3000 Windows 9x WHQL Drivers - AGP/PCI Boards Version: 1.04.00

Download Updated: January 27, 2000
Page Updated: January 27, 2000


What's new in 1.04.00
  1. Fixed 3dfx Tools bug that had language problem with non-English languages.
  2. Driver updated to support General Format mode Timings
  3. Udates to support Microsoft DCT300 tests
  4. Fixed issue with possible Deer Hunter 2 hanging at main menu
  5. Fixed issue which caused a slowdown with some Glide and OpenGL applications.
  6. Fixed issue with Unreal not running with OpenGL.
  7. Fixed issue with the control panel not allowing the selection of 800x600 when the machine was used with a non-PNP monitor.
  8. Fixed issue with Quake 3's brightness control being grayed out.
  9. Fixed issue with Flight Sim 98 and 2000 missing point lights during night scenes on right of screen.
  10. Fixed issue with desktop corruption occurring when changing form a 16bit mode to 8bit mode on certain motherboard/processor combinations.
  11. Fixed issue with Organic Art screen saver causing screen corruption and/or system lock when running with power management enabled.
  12. Fixed issue with Moto Racer2 crashing to the desktop when attempting to load.
  13. Fixed issue with System Shock 2. Players could lose weapon overlay, depending on position.
  14. Fixed issue with Jane's USAF, Textures beyond plane visible through the plane.
  15. Fixed issue with Deer Hunter 3, Terrain behind buildings visible through the building.
  16. Updated OpenGL with miscellaneous bug fixes
  17. Updated 3dfx Tools to provide video overlay gamma adjustment.
  18. 3dfx Tools now supports an external call that allows the display device to be switched between output devices.

System Requirements
  • Windows 95/8
  • Intel(r), AMD(r), or Cyrix Mx or M2 CPU with a free AGP or PCI slot
  • Voodoo3 2000 or 3000 AGP/PCI-based Accelerator
  • DirectX 7

Download and Installation Instructions

Upgrade Existing Voodoo3 Drivers
--------------------------------

  1. Start Windows 95/98.
  2. Download the kit listed below.
  3. Go to the directory where you put the Voodoo3 driver kit, run the executable kit file. Click SETUP. At the welcome screen of 3dfx Tools, select NEXT. Click on YES when prompt to install Voodoo3 Driver.
  4. Follow instruction on the screen to install Voodoo3 Driver and 3dfx Tools Control Panel.
  5. Select 'Yes, I want to restart my computer now' when prompted.
  6. Download and install Microsoft DirectX 7

Fresh Installation of Voodoo3 Drivers
------------------------------

NOTE: Complete Steps 1 and 2 before removing your existing 2D card.

  1. Before removing your existing 2D card switch the video driver to Standard VGA. Click Start, Control Panel. Double-click on Display.

    Select 640X480 and 16 colors. Accept the changes.

    • Power off the system and remove your existing 2D card.
    • Install the Voodoo3 Card in a free AGP or PCI Slot.
    • Power on the system and verify that video appears during post.
    • Start Windows in Normal mode.


    • (Once Windows starts you may be notified that no video device
      exists, click Cancel if this message appears)

      • Go to the directory where you put the Voodoo3 driver kit, run the executable kit file. Click SETUP. At the welcome screen of 3dfxTools, select NEXT. Click on YES when prompt to install Voodoo3 Driver.
      • Follow instruction on the screen to install Voodoo3 Driver and 3dfx Tools Control Panel.
      • Select 'Yes, I want to restart my computer now' when prompted.
      • Download and install Microsoft DirectX 7

NOTE: These drivers will NOT work with: Voodoo Banshee, Voodoo2, Voodoo Rush or Voodoo Graphics based cards.

All 3dfx drivers are subject to the 3dfx software license agreement.

Have questions about your Voodoo3? Check out the Support - Voodoo3 Message Board.

Voodoo3 2000/3000 WHQL Win9x Retail Drivers - AGP/PCI Boards Version: 1.04.00 (6815KB)
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