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Hi I have a problem in my PC... When I reformat the PC the Video Controller (VGA Compatible)gone... Kindly help me to reinstall the driver... Processor :Intel(R) Pentium (R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz 736MB of RAM Network Adapter :SiS 900-Based PCI Fast Ethernal Adapter. Thanks

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  • Carlo Martin  Sastrillo
    Carlo Martin Sastrillo Jul 15, 2010

    What is the model of the motherboard? Try to check the model and the chipset (SIS, VIA, Intel, etc) it will give you information on what VGA driver to download and where to download it.

  • edgar cristobal Jul 15, 2010

    It's LG ?!

  • edgar cristobal Jul 15, 2010

    It's LG...

  • edgar cristobal Jul 15, 2010

    not working...

  • edgar cristobal Jul 15, 2010

    Field Value
    Device Resources
    IRQ 10
    Memory E0000000-E7FFFFFF
    Memory EC000000-EC01FFFF
    Port D000-D07F

  • edgar cristobal Jul 15, 2010

    Field Value
    Motherboard Properties
    Motherboard ID 03/15/2005-SiS-661FX-6A7I4M49C-00
    Motherboard Name MSI 661FM (MS-6540)

    Front Side Bus Properties
    Bus Type Intel NetBurst
    Bus Width 64-bit
    Real Clock 200 MHz (QDR)
    Effective Clock 800 MHz
    Bandwidth 6400 MB/s

    Memory Bus Properties
    Bus Type DDR SDRAM
    Bus Width 64-bit
    Real Clock 133 MHz (DDR)
    Effective Clock 267 MHz
    Bandwidth 2133 MB/s

    Chipset Bus Properties
    Bus Type SiS MuTIOL
    Bus Width 16-bit

    Motherboard Physical Info
    CPU Sockets/Slots 1
    Expansion Slots 3 PCI, 1 AGP
    RAM Slots 2 DIMM
    Integrated Devices Audio, Video
    Form Factor Micro ATX
    Motherboard Size 230 mm x 240 mm
    Motherboard Chipset SiS661FX

    Motherboard Manufacturer
    Company Name Micro-Star International
    Product Informationhttp://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/m...
    BIOS Downloadhttp://www.msi.com.tw/program/support/bi...




    this is the model and manufacturer of motherboard pls help me!

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Hi pinggarci..
i found a driver for your PC...i think it will surely work for you..
i am giving you the link here to download that driver...the link is :
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http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=17291&ProdId=2582&lang=eng
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copy the above URL in your address bar....then click on the download
button on the page that will open...
i think this driver will surely work for you ....
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thanks....

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Usually the video card will run on one of the microsoft drivers that came with xp. There is the od one that will not work For those you need to get the driver from either the manufacturer of the video card or if integrated (built into the motherboard) the motherboard. On a laptop the video drivers are found on the manufactueres website.

From your description I would assume it is a desktop so the video card may be seperate or built in. If it is a common video card then you should have no trouble downloading it from the manufacturers web site. The problem is when it is a off brand those can be harder to track down. If it is a branded PC ie Dell, gateway etc then you can get the information or the drivers from thr website.

You will probably find other things that won;t work as well. Network cards and soundcards usually require the proper drivers and won;t work with the XP versions. You will want to also get any motherboard drivers which will allow XP to peroperlly detect any hardware and idenrify it instead of just getting the unknown device error.

To indetify everything if it isn't a brand name pc you will most likely have to open the case and look for markings. For an example if I opened the case and found the motherboard was a ASUS P4PG with video, network and sound then I would know to go to Asustek search for the downloads page for the P4PG and download everything there was. Then I would run the motherboard or system info drivers first. That will let xp know what it is dealing with. Then I would run video, set that up, then network. At this point you could get on the net and grab anyother drivers for sound usb etc that you need instead of having to copy them over.

This is a good excuse to buy or borrow a small USB flash drive. Even a 1 or 2 gb is more than you need. Then you can just save the drivers to the flash drive and when you have them all plug into the usb on your xp system you are setting up and run the drivers as needed.

When you have it all setup you should burn the drivers to a CD and save that someplace safe. Then if something happens you can just get it setup without having to hunt for anything.

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