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Driver needed for matrox card

Im trying to get a download for windows 98.....but dont know my type of card...

there is a main chip that ssays .: Matrox MGA power graphics, IS-STORE R2

sticker on back says MFG   p/N: MGA-MIL/21
S/N: AAD1905    MSC4720

can someone tell me the card and lead me to a place to download the driver..for windows 98? THanks
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CaseybeaCommented:
This should help identifying what you have:

http://www.matrox.com/mga/support/drivers/identify_product.cfm

And here are the drivers, includiong those for W98:

http://www.matrox.com/mga/support/drivers/latest/home.cfm

I suspect the card you have is the Matrox MGA 200.....
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CaseybeaCommented:
Also, you can try loading something like SiSoft SANDRA- it should do a decent job at identifying the card you have (as well as identifying everything ELSE :-)

http://www.sisoftware.net

As an alternative, I have heard good things about EVEREST too:
http://www.lavalsys.com

In both cases, you WILL need the card plugged in and running (and yeah, you won't be at the right resolution due to no drivers- but that should be OK......)
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willcompCommented:
Just a note.

Lavalys (note spelling) has discontinued Everest Home and it is no longer available on their website.  The last version (2.20) is available here:

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4181.html

Really good and useful utility, hate to see it go.
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drilusCommented:
after identifying the card you have, head over to driverguide.com to find an appropriate driver.
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CaseybeaCommented:
Everest is gone?   Whoops- thanks for the correction(s).      I prefer Sandra anyway :-)

Frogglegs: to log into driverguide.com (see above), use account "drivers" password "all"

There's TONS of Matrox drivers there that match "MGA", so hopefully Sandra tells you more about what you have.  
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willcompCommented:
Everest Home, the free version, was discontinued.  The Corporate and Ultimate editions are still available for purchase.

Driverguide is a great resource, but I prefer to obtain drivers from the manufacturer's web site whenever possible.  Driverguide is most useful for orphaned hardware.
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