wildtollwut

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  1. Did you stop the device before removing? I'm asking because XP doesn't complain when removing devices directly but in 98/ME/2k you need to stop them first using the system tray icon, and if you do not do that, in Windows 98, you'll get a BSOD. yep, crashes no matter i stop the device or not :-/ could 3.1 fix this?
  2. the driver works quite good, except for the fact that i receive a bsod after removing my (usb-2.0-) memory stick. however to see it working (i.e. reading and writing) is a huge improvement, since before my system would crash upon inserting is this a known bug or simply incompatible with my hardware (via kt800, socket 754)?
  3. hi all, i tried out a few forcewares and somehow aquamark runs smoothly now (with an average score of 59k, i'm satsified with these results) however, the forceware 6x.xx series for win 98/me really seems to be quite buggy, since i can't get to run any opengl app/game properly (it takes 2-3 minutes to start quake and the frame rate is miserable) i guess i'll have to try out another four or five forcewares until i find one that runs flawlessly.
  4. thats what i did yesterday, but the benchmarks didn't change. well, yes i can play my games (although richard burns rally runs as bad as under win xp). have to try to bench with doom 3, too (but i think opengl just works fine whereas direct3d apps don't (aquamark...))
  5. yep, installed directx 9c and replaced the dll mentioned. well the "other stuff" is basically nothing of importance. I'll post a log of my installation: (hope i forget nothing) installed w98se installed directx9c and ie6 installed sp2 rc1 ran 98lite (only making on-board stuff optional, not switching to 95-gui etc) installed latest via hyperion (~4.55?) installed forceware 66.94 --- the only other programs running are the razer diamondback driver and the keyboard driver (i will try disabling those) at first i couldn't get aquamark to run, until i used powerstrip's dll and forced antialiasing and anisotripic filtering to "none" in the driver. 3dmark2k5 still won't run (crashes/hangs the system after accessing the floppy at startup) btw: i already tried another driver (63.xx?) but that didn't help. (if i can't get it to run, i'll try to reinstall 98se without _any_ additional app but graphics drivers, via hyperion and aquamark) i'll try codestuff as well, thank you
  6. hi! i recently installed my all-time favourite os win 98se and upgraded it with sp2 and some other stuff. however, aquamark only gives me a score of around 45000, and i can't get 3dmark 2005 to run at all. well ok, i know, benchmarking isn't all, but i wonder why win 98 performes so bad compared to my previous xp installation (scored 60-65000 there) perhaps my geforce 6800 gt isn't fully supported by the 9x forceware? until now i was used to the fact that win 98 se is the best performing os in terms of gaming or isn't that true anymore?! any help is appreciated. thanks