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openGL under XP

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encom    122
Hi, I have recently bought Windows XP, and i try to compil some nehe programs, but when i run it, it''s slow, as i run it in software mode. I cant understand it because Quake 3 Arena run as well as under windows 98.....! My Woodoo is detected, all is right. Can anybody help me ??

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eldee    122
get the latest drivers for your video card..
if you''re using an nvidia card, get the latest detonator pack.
i did this and it fixed everything

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encom    122
3dfx don''t make xp drivers, i dont find it ....
but quake 3 works right, i dont think it''s a driver problem elsewhere quake dont work so good.

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TheGilb    372
I wonder whether it''s anything to do with the fact that Q3A uses it''s own "miniGL" library which would I suppose, provide OpenGL support though not for the entire OpenGL API...

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_DarkWIng_    602
encom : Install new video card drivers : thera ARE winXP drivers for 3dfx cards (look at www.ntcompatible.com)

about q3 working ok : it wokrs becouse win XP has opengl->dx warper ... look in forums at www.opengl.org forums for more info

There are more worlds than the one that you hold in your hand...

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