Bezitters van een Diamond Viper II Z200 mogen zich verheugen in een nieuwe Win9x driver update voor hun Savage2000 videokaartje. De driver kun je hier neerhalen, maar wanneer je moe wordt van al dat simpele engels kun je van de Diamond FTP ook de Franse, Duitse, Italiaanse, Japanse of Spaanse versie neertanken. Hier de meest relevante info uit de release notes:
4. Issue Addressed
Resolves black box issues with SuperBike 2000.
Resolves crosshair and menu issues with Rogue Spear:
Resolves corruption issues in Need For Speed: Porsche
5. Known Issues
If problems occur with high resolution 32bpp modes, lower the
refresh, resolution or color depth.
You may need to reinstall DirectX 7.0 after installing
these drivers for full DirectDraw and Direct3D support. This
can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/DirectX
This driver enables Transformation and Lighting. Using this
feature may result in visual anomalies. Performance increases or
decreases are dependent on your system speed and applications.
6. Known Limitations
This driver is optimized for DirectX7. It is not optimized for
DirectX 6.1, however it has been tested and runs, with limitations
noted, on operating systems with either DirectX version installed
By design if both a CRT and a TV are attached and powered on,
both will be detected and Windows will boot to simultaneous
TV & CRT display. The TV must be powered off for Windows to
boot to CRT only.
SECAM is not supported.
Only one overlay surface is available in hardware. If a second
overlay stream is attempted, the video stream will play
Certain applications, such as Quake III, may not return properly
from APM's Monitor Shutdown. Such applications will need to be
restarted to recover. Currently, you will need to disable APM before
running affected applications.
The Gamma utility has no effect on Flat Panel Displays.
By design, Flat Panel and TV will not operate at the same time.
ICT will not be fully functional with COMCTRL32.DLL version 4.70 and
earlier. This may impact Windows 95 platforms. The problems
experienced will included :
1) The InControl Desktop Properties will not execute.
2) The InControl Desktop Manager will not execute.
3) The Diamond 3D page will not execute.
To resolve this issue you can do one of the following:
1) Install a later version of COMCTRL32.DLL from the Microsoft Web
Site. It is part of a self-extracting executable (50comupd.exe)
which can be downloaded from Microsoft's webpage through the link
Download the latest version, currently select the option
"Download 50comupd.exe (x86)" 0.49 MB.
2) Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or later.
Zoran software may not install on Windows 95 and OSR2 systems.
Zoran and S3/Diamond are aware of this issue.
InControl Tools (ICT)99:
InControl Tools 99 shortcuts require a system reboot to take
effect when running under Windows 98.
Diamond ICT99 "Internet Sites" popup requires IE3.0 or above or
Netscape Communicator 4.51 or above.
After uninstalling the Update Wizard with Windows 950a or 950b,
reboot your machine to remove Start Menu entries.