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  • Page 1 AGP-V2740 3D Multimedia Accelerator USER’S MANUAL Hardware & Video Drivers...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Asus Contact Information

    Email: WWW: FTP: ASUS COMPUTER GmbH Marketing Address: Harkort Str. 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany Telephone: 49-2102-445011 Fax: 49-2102-442066 Email: Technical Support Hotline: 49-2102-499712 BBS: 49-2102-448690 Email: WWW: FTP: ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
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  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Item Checklist .................. 7 Key Benefits ..................7 Features .................... 7 II. Hardware Installation ..............9 ASUS AGP-V2740 Layout .............. 9 Installation Procedures ............. 10 New Systems ..............10 Systems with Existing VGA Card ........10 III. Windows 95 OSR2.1 ..............11 Operating System Requirements ...........
  • Page 6 Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Cana- dian Department of Communications. ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    I. Introduction Thank you for purchasing the ASUS AGP-V2740 Graphics & Video Accelerator. With the Intel740 built in, the ASUS AGP-V2740 provides you with fast accelera- tion in both 2D/3D graphics and high quality scalable video playback, which can fully support 3D Gaming and Multimedia Applications.
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  • Page 9: Hardware Installation

    II. Hardware Installation ASUS AGP-V2740 Layout Intel 740 Graphics VMI-B VMI-A 8MB SDRAM Engine with Connector Connector Heatsink Onboard Memory ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
  • Page 10: Installation Procedures

    1. Change your display driver to Standard VGA. 2. Shut down your computer and unplug all electrical cords. 3. Replace the existing VGA card with the ASUS AGP-V2740 graphics card. 4. Restart your computer. 5. Install the ASUS AGP-V2740 display driver.
  • Page 11: Windows 95 Osr2.1

    III. Windows 95 OSR2.1 Operating System Requirements IMPORTANT! The ASUS AGP-V2740 requires its own IRQ to work normally. If you have problems during installation, please check your BIOS setting or moth- erboard jumpers to make sure that “VGA IRQ” has been enabled.
  • Page 12: Installation Procedures

    III. Windows 95 OSR2.1 Installation Procedures “New hardware found” refers to the prompt for drivers when installing Windows 95 with the ASUS AGP-V2740 VGA card already installed. When installing Windows 95, a New Hardware Found window will appear: Select Do not install a driver and follow the steps on the next page.
  • Page 13: Install Vgartd

    III. Windows 95 OSR2.1 Install VGARTD Insert the ASUS AGP-V2740 installation CD. The ASUS AGP-V2740 Install Shell will appear. If it does not appear, run D:\setup.exe. You will be pre- sented with a list of install options. Click Install VGARTD.
  • Page 14: Install Directx 5

    My Computer to bring up the autorun screen or run Setup.exe in the root directory of the CD. Click Install DirectX 5. Click Yes to install Microsoft DirectX5. Click Yes after reading the agreement. Click OK after installing DirectX5. ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Install Display Driver

    If your Windows is OSR2.1, the installation pro- gram will start copying files to your hard disk once you click Next. When the driver installation is completed, you will be prompted to restart Windows. Click Finish to restart your computer. ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
  • Page 16: Install Video Player

    Mute Open File NOTE: It is strongly recommended that you run PowerPlayer at low resolutions (1024x768 or lower) and refresh rates (below 85Hz). Higher resolutions or refresh rates result in poor quality and may cause problems. ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
  • Page 17: Change Resolution And Color

    Information: This allows you to Hotkey: This allows you to as- see relevant information about sign hotkeys in the “value” box your display card. to move your screen or to zoom in and out in the virtual desktop. ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
  • Page 18: Remove Display Driver

    III. Windows 95 OSR2.1 Remove Display Driver If you want to install other graphics cards or if you no longer need the AGP-V2740 display drivers, you can use one of the following procedures to completely uninstall the drivers from Windows 95 to save disk space.
  • Page 19: Microsoft Windows Nt 4.0

    Install Display Driver WARNING! Before installing the ASUS AGP-V2740 display driver in Windows NT 4.0, make sure that you have installed Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack3 (you must use the same update language of your Windows language available on the Internet at ProductPage=q_servpk).
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  • Page 21: Display Information

    60Hz 48.1KHz 75Hz 60.3KHz 85Hz 68.6KHz 100Hz 80.7KHz 120Hz 96.9KHz ---- ---- 1280 x 1024 60Hz 64.1KHz ---- 75Hz 80.6KHz ---- 85Hz 90.8KHz ---- ---- 1600 x 1200 60Hz 74.7KHz ---- ---- 75Hz 94.0KHz ---- ---- ASUS AGP-V2740 User’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    2. DirectX version is not 5.0 or later. 3. You have not installed appropriate drivers for AGP chipset. (e.g. VGARTD.VXD for Intel 440LX which ASUS installation automatically installs) 4. Incorrect BIOS setting. BIOS must support at least 32MB for AGP aperture size.