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what do i do

By neitche4real ·
a guy at work crashed his dell 4300 w/xp...So he installed w2k because he lost his xp disk still has the product key but no disk, i dont know if that is relevant, but now his monitor has only a 4 bit resoloution... can anyone help.

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I'd start by...

by cmiller5400 In reply to what do i do

Installing the video drivers for the card.

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now what please

by neitche4real In reply to I'd start by...

where do i find the drivers , ive tried to find them @ dell support and there are no disks for the dell either

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Contact...

by cmiller5400 In reply to now what please

Contact Dell. They should be able to provide a recovery CD for a minimal charge.

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Apparently the DELL 4300 has a Nvidia graphics card ...

by OldER Mycroft In reply to what do i do

A 64MB nVidia GeForce3 graphics card to be precise. So, if you are lacking a Drivers disc for this machine, and you reckon DELL has no support for it (?) - I'd reckon you might find a suitable driver on the Nvidia site.

*Unfortunately the Nvidia site only offers graphics drivers as far back as the GeForce 4 MX series, but if you were able to log on with the offending machine it could run a scan on it - although I doubt if you'll get online without reasonable VGA graphics.

Might be worth a try though.


*Edit for checking Nvidia site.

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If that is correct ^ Then here's your driver

by Kenone In reply to Apparently the DELL 4300 ...

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=bsd&releaseid=R36946&SystemID=DIM_PNT_P4_4300&servicetag=&os=WW1&osl=en&deviceid=1103&devlib=0&typecnt=0&vercnt=2&catid=-1&impid=-1&formatcnt=1&libid=6&fileid=41824

However you'd be better off plugged in the tag number on the support website to find the exact driver, just in case you have a different video card.

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