2005-03-07, 07:17 #1
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Monitor Display and Driver Problem
I recently inherited an old desktop computer with Win98. It has 2 problems which may be interrelated.
1) When you startup, the error message "DriHWP32.dll not found or damaged". I click OK and it goes away. I don't know what effect this has. I searched on google and found a MSKB article which said the fix was to reinstall kbturbo.exe, but that was if you had some special keyboard (which it doesn't). I searched on the computer for anything like kbturbo, but to no avail.
2) I can't change the monitor display from 600 and 16 colours.
Does anyone know whether these 2 things are related? I have included (hopefully) relevant information below about the computer.
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98 SE
OS Service Pack -
Internet Explorer 5.00.2614.3500 (IE 5.0 - Windows 98 SE)
Video Adapter Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA)
3D Accelerator SiS 86C306
Monitor Plug and Play Monitor [NoDB] (7041)
Video Adapter Properties:
Device Description Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA)
Installed Drivers vga.drv
Monitor Name Plug and Play Monitor [NoDB]
Monitor ID OEC05FB
Manufacture Date Week 4 / 1997
Serial Number 7041
Max. Visible Display Size 28 cm x 21 cm (13.8")
Picture Aspect Ratio 4:3
DPMS Mode Support Standby, Suspend, Active-Off
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