How to install or change a video driver Q EXE Visual Basic 4. In this case, the standard was VESA. Most of the modern videocards comes with a VBE2-Bios or a VBE3-Bios and with an own modetable of vbe modenumbers maybe with a resolutions up to x pixel and with 8, 15 or 16, 24 or 32 bits per pixel and with a aspect ratio of 4: Slow driver operation when user scroll, move or resize a window.

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Need a DOS Vesa Driver to enable higher res video in DOS

Upgrade motherboard’s BIOS to the latest version. SciTech Display Doctor is the program you want. Thu Jun 07, 3: This step is optional!!! Well, I didn’t know you were running win2k.

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Cannot set resolution higher than xx8bits and xx16bits. Temporarily remove or disable in BIOS any devices, external controllers such as: Try a videocard with another bus: ZIP reads and writes 1: Does scitech display doctor support win2k?

They are distributed only by request via e-mail. It’s called SciDoctor Plus or Display or something.


Just one other thought while the coffee starts working, in Windows, for a VBoxManage command to work don’t you have to use the entire path or cd to C: My desktop have x resolution, and guest – x If you have a fully compatible Sound Blaster Soundcard only someones of the Creative Labs family are fully compatible! This archive also contains 1.

It allegedly generiic with most video cards. Here are the list of third party software, which is compatible with VBEMP driver and provides limited support of 3D acceleration. I’m not really sure about this but I think scitech display doctor may have had a virtual device driver that provided vesa support for dos applications run under windows.

Partially supports VBE 1.

EXE with new mode. Well, I usually would just boot to dos, except I’m running Win2k. When it runs, logging is made to c: Anyway, try booting straight to a command prompt or boot floppy and running your game. Here you can find some tests and benchmarks which I use to test performance of my driver – Benches [? Then if you just boot to a command prompt from that floppy you may already have vesa support from your video cards bios and not need any additional programs.


The video supports vesa many modes. The VESA Software Standards Committee was closed down due to a lack of interest resulting from charging high prices for specifications.

I’m not really sure whether modern cards even continue to support it or not, but I think that some of them still have vesa bioses. Clear CMOS settings to default or safe. ZIP Creates a large file with desired size; useful to force other files to the end of the disk, e.

Just add the line you would type in in DOS at the end of the file.

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Since mockingbirds radeon seems to support Vesa 2. Dos under windows is different than booting to a stright DOS command prompt. This is a driver specifically for graphics cards which use the Tseng Labs ET chip.