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eMachines 600is drivers

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Howdy, all... got another Q for the group.

Have a friend w/an older eMachines 600is; he wiped the driver due to a variety of issues & has installed Win98.  Unfortunately, we do not have a setup disk for the system & are unable to obtain video/sound drivers.  Just to add to the fun, eMachines no longer provides tech support for the system.

Any tips in obtaining the setup disk and/or drivers would be greatly appreciated.

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Without more information about the system, it will be difficult to provide input.

Are the sound and video onboard the motherboard, or are they add-on cards?

If add-on cards, post the FCC number on the card(s) so that we can search for drivers.
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Sound and video are onboard.  No marking on the mb whatsoever, so I can't get any info.  To make matters worse, I can't override the eMachines splash screen in order to check the bios string (having a hell of a time even getting into the bios setup).

Forwarded Jlauster's links... they look like they might help.

FYI, the user called me a few minutes ago to tell me he just completed an upgrade to WinME... still no luck with using windrivers.

Will keep you posted on how the links work for us.

Regards,
/ew
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You may have to restart in Safe Mode and delete all under Sound and Video Adapters in the Device Manager before trying to install the downloaded drivers.
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by:Asta Cu
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found this for Windows ME and that sys
http://www.soundcard-drivers.com/drivers/51/51961.htm
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by:Adam Leinss
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Try PCI (http://members.hyperlink.net.au/~chart/download/pci.zip)

This utility examines your PCI Bus (including devices on the motherboard, AGP port, CardBus ports and within the PCI chipset itself) and reports in detail what it finds. It identifies over 8000 different vendors and devices, and the list is updated regularly. As well as basic device identification, all relevant technical info for the device is displayed such as Busmaster ability, latency timing, assigned IRQ, I/O addresses, ROM addresses, subsystem ID, capabilities list and other resources assigned to the device. In the interest of making PCI programming information freely available to all (Something the PCI SIG wants to charge you for), the full Turbo Pascal source code is included. It can be recompiled with TP 6 or 7 and requires no 'extra' units not available here. Has no TPU's - 100% source code included, of course.

Be sure to grab the latest device database here:
http://members.hyperlink.net.au/~chart/download/pcidevs.txt

Then go to www.helpdrivers.com and search for the part numbers it finds or report back here for more help.

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by:Adam Leinss
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BTW, you run this utility from DOS...a bootdisk from www.bootdisk.com and then placing it on that bootdisk should do the trick.  Or extract it to the hard drive, boot from a boot disk and then run it from the hard drive.
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by:EricWestbo
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Thanks for all the input, guys... still waiting on feedback from the client.  Will keep advised.

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by:EricWestbo
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Sorry for the delay... went on vaca & totally forgot about this Q.

Thanks for the help!

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Glad we could help. Thanks for closing this one out.
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