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No smooth 3D Graphics and no fullscreen in DOS Mode

  1. #11

    Quote Originally Posted by basit93 View Post
    OK, then can I dual-boot it with the reliable Windows XP SP3 for the graphics and full-screen DOS purposes and replace Windows 7 with Win 8.1?
    If you replace Win7 with Win8, you will be FORCED to use the default Windows Basic video driver -- as I have said repeatedly, there is NO video driver for this chipset that works in Windows 8.

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  2. #12

    Quote Originally Posted by basit93 View Post
    And is there a possibility to enable software acceleration for 3D Graphics and for enabling full screen in cmd.exe app?
    As far as I know -- NO. Intel totally dropped support for this chipset YEARS ago. Your only recourse to get better graphics performance is to replace it.
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  3. #13

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    Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit

    Does that mean can I still use the new Windows 8.1 with the Basic driver? And for the video graphics purposes i'll use Win XP Pro SP3.
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