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Hello, does anyone know where to find a good
Windows95 graphic driver for the Sigma Legend II
(ET4000) video card? The flicker is horrible!
There is nothing: "www.sdesigns.com"
The "Vmode.com" and all the drivers at www.tseng.com
also don't work under W95!?!
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In add new hardware, run it, but at step two say no to running wizard. then choose display adapters a scroll until you see
Tseng labs. 95 will support those. I know because I've installed them.
If you want i'll track down the drivers.
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Yes!
What drivers you meen exactly?
I have the normal Tseng drivers from W95.

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Quite a few companies use the ET4000 standard. I'll try to find who makes Sigma Legend II and get your drivers. if you already know, let me know who manufactured the card.
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Did you try the ET4000 drivers I described in my answer.
How did that go?
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by:kauss
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This is the normal W95 "Tseng Labs ET4000" driver:
tseng.vxd (& framebuff.drv & vmm32.vxd)
Version: 4.03.00.1096 ; Date: 5. Sept. '96
But there are only two horizontal refresh rates:
---> optimal & dafault <---
The "optimal" is about 68 [Hz]!!!  ;-(

> let me know who manufactured the card
--> Sigma Designs, Inc. Fremont...
There is realy nothing: "www.sdesigns.com"!
I think they stoped doing anything for this card.

Under Linux this is possible: 800x600 & 90 [Hz]
I used this "mode":
    ModeLine "800x600"  65  800  880 1064 1128 600 605 611 639
==> approx. 90 [Hz] (refresh rate)!  <-- 65E6/1128/639

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Did you try the ET4000 drivers I described in my answer.
How did that go?
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by:kauss
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Soryy smeebud, perhaps I don't understand your answer...
I think there is only this driver: "tseng.vxd"
which are called: "Tseng Labs ET4000"
If you have different ones, let me know.
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I email'd to tech_support@SigmaDesigns.com.
Hello,
I've been on a desreate search for Win95 drivers.
The card, Sigma Ledgend II manufactured by Sigma Designs, Inc.
Am I at the right place? I need to know where to get the right drivers
for this card.
Windows95 graphic driver for the Sigma Legend II
(ET4000) video card? The flicker is horrible!
There is nothing: "www.sdesigns.com
The "Vmode.com" and all the drivers at www.tseng.com
also don't work under W95!?!
Can you help? Please.

I suggest you do the same. Sometimes we have to pester this people to death to get what we want
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