Compaq Armada 1530 video driver

Hello all;

I purchased an older laptop for my kids. A Compaq Armada 1530dn. I reinstalled Windows 98se and it gave me a default driver which can show 256 color max 800x600.

I would like to increase the color depth to 24bit at least, so I have been going nuts trying to find the correct driver.

I am also not sure if the adapter can handle a 24 bit resolution. I also wonder if I can upgrade the hardware.

I finally found a service pack from Compaq SP3230.exe. But this file states in it's readme.1st that it is for Windows 95/ Windows NT early version.

I am wondering if because of the age of this laptop that it may be impossible to ugrade it to 24bit true color.

Any of you have any ideals...?

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RJSoftAuthor Commented:
Forgot to mention
48 meg ram. 133 hz, 12.25" lcd
This model has integrated Cirrus Logic GD7548 (CL-GD7548) graphics controller. Windows 98 driver is not to be found, however, you can still apply the one listed for Windows 95. I have seen a number drivers working like a charm.
it is available for WIndows 95 here too:
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You can't more than 800x600 on this machine, maybe only on external screen.

There is a built-in driver in Windows 89, and Windows 95 version is no better than the built-in version of Windows 98.

You may be be able to increase color depth, but i'm sure you will not get more then 800x600 on this machine.


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f-kingIT support technicianCommented:
RJSoftAuthor Commented:
Found out maximum resolution is 800x600, 256. The adapter cant handle anything more!

That sucks. But oh well....
f-kingIT support technicianCommented:
what color depth will you get when you change it to 640x480
RJSoftAuthor Commented:
256 max
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