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Driver for LCD monitor (Dell e171fp)

Posted on 2003-03-22
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Hi, all --

I recently purchased a Dell e171fp flat panel monitor and was wondering if anyone out there knows if there are drivers for it.  I tried accessing Dell's website but was unable to get in without registering, and I don't have a Dell system.

Any help (info, links, etc.) would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance --

Deanna    ;-)
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by:waffleironhead
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try www.driverguide.com i was able to find a driver set for this moniter

this link might not work as you need to sign up(for free)

http://beta.driverguide.com/beta/index.php?action=dosearch&fs=0&qm0=Dell+e171fp+&dp=3

best of luck
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Compatible with the following operating systems:
Windows 95
Windows 95 OSR 2
Windows 95 OSR 2.1
Windows 98
Windows 98 Second Edition
Windows Me
Windows 2000 Professional
 
http://support.ap.dell.com/ap/en/filelib/download/index.asp?fileid=R22656&devid=1047&sid=PLX_PNT_CEL_E1&lang=EN&lib=22&os=W98&searchtype=filter
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i would go with the one that cool guy found...its the 2.0 set while the driveguide set is 1.0

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by:DeannaRV
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Thanks to you both for your comments!

Sorry that I neglected to mention the OS this monitor is attached to is running Win98 SE.  ;-)

I'd like to go with the link from Snowguy ... do you happen to know if the driver will work with an analog monitor (which this is)?

I only ask because the description of this driver says "digitally signed monitor driver" so I was afraid this wouldn't be compatible.

TIA!

De.   ;-)

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"digitally signed monitor driver" this  is an electronic signature that can be used to authenticate the identity of the sender of a message or the signer of a document, and possibly to ensure that the original content of the message or document that has been sent is unchanged.
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,289893,sid9_gci211953,00.html

Yes it will work with your monitor.
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by:callan_cool
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driver guide is a fantastic site, though may be hard to get exactly the driver you need without wading through a load of drivers for different o/s or updates to drivers that require the original. Check before you d/load owt.
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