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  • i'm in need of some serious help!!! plz!!..been at this for 3 monthes now
    i upgraded my windows xp to Vista Unlimited 32 bit..now my direct3d, directdraw and agp is saying not available(it work when i had xp)..i have no way to enable it and the hardware acceleration is all the way to full..here's the url of the picture of what it said in dxdiag http://i36.tinypic.com/spdchl.jpg

    what do i need to do to get it back to working or what driver do i need to install? so i can play some games and use aero

    heres some info on my pc

    compaq presario SR13ooNX desktop pc

    graphic card is:via/s3g unichrome integrated graphics card

    Motherboard Name:Asus A7V8X-LA (Kelut)

    Motherboard Chipset:VIA VT8378A UniChrome KM400A

    Motherboard Manufacturer:Company Name:ASUSTeK Computer In

    also when i try to install this driver K8M890CE & K8N890CE Display Driver it said setup was unable to complete installation check your progress log:

    ********** S3 GRAPHICS SETUP LOG - Started 2008/11/08 2:54:44 AM **********

    ***** Please scroll to the end of *****
    ***** this document for the results. *****

    S3Iset32 v2.00.79-0421, 2.00.77.0421 (IShield 10.0.0.159)
    System: Win Vista Build 6001 (Service Pack 1)
    Signature: 20-9976 (ANSI)
    Caller cmdline: ''
    SupportDir: 'C:\Users\SWAGGL~1\AppData\Local\Temp\{18FEE62C-41FC-457E-8743-01E3E769BAD6}\{5A118437-3B7B-402B-955C-A74B847CB0DE}\'
    Mode: No-select (Attended), Normal
    AllowReboot: TRUE
    Prompt: TRUE
    SilentReboot: TRUE
    Prompt: FALSE
    RemoveWinINF: FALSE
    PreInstFiles: FALSE
    No UI Reboot: FALSE
    MenuAnimOff: FALSE
    MenuShadowOff: FALSE
    Find VendorID: 5333
    Driver INF at: C:\Users\Swagg like me\Desktop\VIAwIShld\K890LH.inf
    Find hardware code: 0
    Custom uninstall info: C:\Windows\Chrome9HC.uns
    Uninst DLL: C:\PROGRA~1\S3\Chrome9HC\s3iset32.dll
    Uninst Log: C:\PROGRA~1\S3\Chrome9HC\Chrome9HC.uns
    Reg uninst key: C:\PROGRA~1\S3\Chrome9HC\s3minset.exe /u -log C:\PROGRA~1\S3\Chrome9HC\Chrome9HC.uns
    Add. dir to remove: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0F620F0D-9C73-49BD-822A-7117660730DA}
    Installing VIA Chrome9 HC IGP Family Windows Vista Display...

    Saturday, November 8, 2008 6:06 PM

Answers

  • Hi

     

    You need to check with the manufactrer of that system for Vista compatible drivers for that integrated graphics chipset.

     

    XP and Vista use completely different display models so not all XP drivers will work on Vista.

     

    Windows Compatibility Online Services: Windows Logo'd Products List:
    http://winqual.microsoft.com/hcl/Default.aspx

     

    Hope this helps.
     


    If this post helps to resolve your issue, click the Mark as Answer button at the top of this message.


    Ronnie Vernon
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows Desktop Experience

    Sunday, November 9, 2008 1:25 AM
    Moderator

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  • Hi

     

    You need to check with the manufactrer of that system for Vista compatible drivers for that integrated graphics chipset.

     

    XP and Vista use completely different display models so not all XP drivers will work on Vista.

     

    Windows Compatibility Online Services: Windows Logo'd Products List:
    http://winqual.microsoft.com/hcl/Default.aspx

     

    Hope this helps.
     


    If this post helps to resolve your issue, click the Mark as Answer button at the top of this message.


    Ronnie Vernon
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows Desktop Experience

    Sunday, November 9, 2008 1:25 AM
    Moderator
  • Hi,

     

    Also, you can check your hardware in following link:

     

    Windows Vista Compatibility Center

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/

     

    Hope it helps.

     

    Tuesday, November 11, 2008 6:03 AM
    Moderator