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GeForce Annihilator pro / MB AOpen AK72

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Hi,

I've a BIG problem building my new pc.

here are the components:
K7 700
128 MB 133Mhz
MB AOpen AK72 (chipset KX 133)
and ... the problematic GeForce DDR from Creative.
OS: Win98 rev B / directX 7a / original driver from Creative

The problem is simple: it won't work correctly... When booting, I have some graphics problems (logo win98 with bad characters, red phantom on characters,...) and under windows some screen frozen up or graphics bugs ect...

Is it normal? Is it just a problem of drivers? is there something special to do on the bios?

Thx for helping me!

MaNu  
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by:sorgie
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Check creative website for updated drivers for athlon processors. Not all boxed drivers operate well with AMD Athlon.
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by:usa4manu
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Are the graphics bugs happening on a cold boot (when showing the memory test) normal for a GeForce?
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by:sorgie
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You can also try NVIDIA website. They provide drivers that work well with the GFORCE according to Creative.
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by:m4nd4li4
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Hi there!

Christopher Hill has a FAQ on the GeForce 256 at http://www.tweak3d.net/faq/.

Its an excellent site, updated frequently. Hope it helps you out.

Regards,

Bharesh
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Fixingit earned 150 total points
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In the BIOS>BIOS Features>PCI/VGA Palette Snoop  Change DISABLED to ENABLED.This should do the trick.
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by:usa4manu
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Thx all for your help. Finally I found the problem and ... it was the modem (3com Us Robotics) which works perfectly with my old TNT2 and don't want my GeForce... I 've bought an external Cirrus V90 and no problem remaining.

So here are 150 points

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Did you enable Palette snoop?Did this help?
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