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drivers for old motherboards "but where's the best place to look"?

Discussion in 'Motherboards & Memory' started by dr emulator (madmax), Oct 29, 2010.

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    hi guy and gals i've just been given a motherboard by sir_real,
    only thing is it's a JET WAY Socket 370 663AS Ultra - motherboard

    now i've looked on the official website for drivers to no avail,
    so where the heck do you guys look for drivers ?
    and could i get away without them if i'm using windows 98 ?

    why do i want an old motherboard? well i've tried microsofts virtuall machine and by god was that hard to setup needing a floppy drive (which luckily i had) and ofcause a windows 98 disc, sad thing was the virtual machine was based upon a oldstyle graphics chip, which only had 4 mb of ram :wtf::twitch:
    so it wouldn't run alien vs predator (which is why i need an old machine):slap:

    anyway here's a picture of the beast :twitch:
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    yes that is a isa slot at the bottom :eek:

    please help :eek:
     
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    The mobo i give ya was socket A !! So at least give correct info lol
     
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    says socket 472 here chappy :p
    anyway i'll need your help to put this heatsink on as i've never fitted one and them snap on things scare me :eek:
     
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    i did look their but it seemed a little overwhelming tbh, i'll bookmark it anyways reason i didn't download anything, was i thought it only had bios files their, my bad :eek:
    my excuse is it aint as simple as the other sites i've visited ;)

    sorry erocker i can't download anything from there :cry:

    thanks brandonw i didn't know that :D
    well ya learn something new everyday although i think it's going to be pointless as that site has dead links on it (tried downloading last night to no avail):ohwell:
     
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    Ok

    Huh?

    Whaa?

    Why not? Google: VIA Arena.
     
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    it tries to connect to the page but doesn't, i've tried firefox and chrome all to no avail

    although i will try via arena ,

    please remember i'm used to just going to the manufacturers site and downloading things:eek:



    now i did come across a page (link isn't on this pc so i can't quote it)
    but i don't trust the source "looks dodgy"


    anyways back on topic ;)

    where's the best place to look"?
     
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