View Full Version : OpenGl no longer works

03-14-2013, 02:18 AM
My computer used to run openGl games finethen I got a virus and had to format. After updating my driver to reinstall openGl no games display properly, they reach the main menu and then everything is black. The only reason I know it's running is that I can hear the background music. My system specs are:
Win XP service pack 3
Nvidia geforce4 mx
AMD athlon XP 2600+
960mb ram
can anyone offer a solution or a reason it isn't working

Dark Photon
03-14-2013, 05:36 AM
Nvidia geforce4 mx
This is an ancient graphics card. IIRC, NVidia removes support for old, old graphics cards in their mainline drivers from time-to-time. I was going to suggest you go to their standard download page:

* http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx

and select your GPU, but they don't have GeForce 4 in the picklist anymore. You need to do some research to determine if/how you can get ahold of an old version of the NVidia drivers that support GeForce 4.

03-14-2013, 07:27 AM
Go to nvidia.com and look for drivers.
In the drop down list that says PRODCT TYPE, select Legacy.
You'll see the ForceWare Release 90 (http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_93.71_2.html) drivers.