Windows Me may not recognize Diamond Viper video cards!

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Windows Me may not recognize Diamond Viper video adapter!

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This question was answered on September 7, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

After you install Windows Millennium Edition (Me), you may notice that your Diamond Viper V330 video adapter is detected as an Nvidia Riva 128.

The cause of the problem could be that the Diamond Viper V330 video adapter may not have a Plug and Play ID that matches the Plug and Play ID for the Windows Me driver

Microsoft has posted a solution that calls for you to manually install the Windows Me Diamond V330 driver, or leave the current driver in place The Windows Me Nvidia Riva 128 driver is the same driver as the Windows Me Diamond V330 driver To manually update the driver:

Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click System.

Click the Device Manager tab.

Click the plus sign ( ) next to Display Adapters.

Double-click the Nvidia Riva 128 device.

Click the Driver tab, and then click Update Driver.

Click Specify the location of the driver (Advanced), and then click Next.

Click Display a list of all drivers in a specific location..., and then click Next.

Click Show All Hardware.

In the Manufacturers box, click Diamond.

In the Models box, click Diamond Viper V330.

Click Next, and then finish the installation.

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on September 7, 2001