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Open GL with Nvidia Riva TNT2 model 64

Hi,
I installed Starry Night Pro Plus version 6 (Astronomy program). Upon startup, I get a message stating that the program needs OpenGL for advanced graphics and that OpenGL failed to initialize.

What is OpenGL and does my graphics card support it?  If so, how can I download it? By the way, I looked for the device in "Device Manager" and it said that the installed driver is the best available driver for the card.

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I downloaded the file and run it. It saved the contents under c:\nividia folder. should i save it under another folder?

During setup i got this message:

"nvidia setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will exit now."

NB: this is what is written next to the diplay adaptor in device manager:
Nvida riva tnt2 model 64 \ model 64 pro (microsoft corporation)
Well we're half way there!  The "(microsoft corporation)" after the device name indicates that you have the Microsoft driver installed so we need to replace this with the correct nVidia driver.  Looks like the one I gave you the link to doesn't have the Nvidia Riva TNT2 model 64 in its .inf list.

I'm assuming you are using XP - if not let me know.  I'll try to find a better download for you.
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Hi again,

yes i am using win xp. I downloaded the file from the last site you gave me and ran the file; however the same coments are appearing again. Note that I am not entering device manager and pressing update driver. I am only running the file after downloading it.
Strange.... running the setup should be fine.
This isn't a laptop is it?
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Desk top pentium 4.
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is there any way i can check if opengl is working or not?
i guess we ran out of options.