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Screen sizing Unit runs fine and I have restored it using the factory discs back to Win 98. It didn't run very fast with XP in it and some of my old favorite games will not run in XP and this is just the ticket. My problem is that I don't remember enough about Win 98 to get around a small problem. The RAM is maxed out at 180 megs and though the graphics card is capable of 32 bit True Color, every time I adjust it to True Color it resizes the screen and everything shrinks down to about 640 x 480.


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Your problem is that the correct video driver is not installed and therefore cannot use all the video RAM.(the XP version of the video driver won't work with Win98).
\015\012When you adjust to True color at a higher resolution it drops to a lower resolution because it has insufficent video RAM, but you will get a higher screen resolution at a 16 bit color because it requires less memory (video RAM).
\015\012Install the Win98 driver for the graphics card and then it can use the full video RAM at a higher screen resolution with 32 bit color.
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