VOGONS Driver Library

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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby Whiskey » 2018-9-13 @ 10:53

Just got this driver disc and manual in the post with a Turtle Beach Montego A3D 64 Voice PCI card (Aureal Vortex AU8820B2). I've created an ISO of the disc and a PDF of the manual.

Disc creation date is the 18th of March 1998 while most of the drivers files are defined as "Revision: 14, Date: 10/28/97". Disc label is 'MONTEGO' and contains setup folders for the following languages; Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Swedish and Thai. Installer is for 9x and NT and seems to contain VXD and WDM drivers ver 4.0.1381.1

ISO (125.5MB) - https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Gng3tbs5O0KWrel-4CL3_z709AGDY_Vg
Manual - https://drive.google.com/open?id=19vw3f1CrQ941IQ3DOdV8BukWC2UzQA94

As the Vortex is not as popular as the Vortex II I thought this disc might be a good addition to the Vogon's driver database.
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Turtle Beach Montego A3D 64 Voice PCI front
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Turtle Beach Montego A3D 64 Voice PCI manual cover
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Turtle Beach Montego A3D 64 Voice PCI disc cover
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby SEGamer » 2018-9-15 @ 19:47

Matrox Mystique Installation CD

Iso - https://www.dropbox.com/s/ss0rfqceex9ic ... D.iso?dl=0
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby SquallStrife » 2018-9-19 @ 13:11

Matrox and Turtle Beach files have been uploaded. Thanks guys! :D
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby gerwin » 2018-9-19 @ 16:32

Whiskey wrote:Just got this driver disc and manual in the post with a Turtle Beach Montego A3D 64 Voice PCI card (Aureal Vortex AU8820B2). I've created an ISO of the disc and a PDF of the manual.


Did you check this ISO for having parts with password protection, like the Montego II one?
See: viewtopic.php?f=62&t=45668&start=20
And: http://www.vogonsdrivers.com/getfile.php?fileid=1009
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby Whiskey » 2018-9-20 @ 08:21

gerwin wrote:Did you check this ISO for having parts with password protection, like the Montego II one?
See: viewtopic.php?f=62&t=45668&start=20
And: http://www.vogonsdrivers.com/getfile.php?fileid=1009


Hi Gerwin, I did not check for this as I didn't even know it was possible. Can you explain what you mean in more detail? Are some folders on the disc encrypted or do you mean something else? As far as I could tell the ISO I made is just a basic disc image with nothing special going on and the disc only contained drivers, no licensed software.

Hope this helps.
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby gerwin » 2018-9-20 @ 10:57

When it contains only drivers and no software, then it should be fine. Thanks for checking. :)
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby PunishedSnake » 2018-9-21 @ 08:10

Hey SquallStrife and also DosFreak if you're out there, I'm posting here after speaking with Vlask, I'd come across a suspected VESA initialisation bug in pure DOS with the 3DFX Voodoo5 5500 PCI where most VESA applications would hang on a black screen, make my monitor wig out with invalid refresh rates indicated with an Out-of-Range error or show garbled graphics and artifacting which ended up being resolved by popping GAREPORT.EXE from SciTech SNAP for DOS within my AUTOEXEC.BAT.

After some digging around I came across a serial key within a text-file originating from SciTech themselves where they'd made the earlier OS/2 version freeware before selling it to the ecomstation devs.

Now just out of sheer curiosity I tried the OS/2 version key in the DOS version and it activates fine!

I think this would be great to have on the VOGONS Driver Library as a companion alongside the other SciTech Freeware releases, Below are archive.org links to the serial key text-file and to the respective installers for all the Operating Systems supported, unsure if it'll activate anything other than OS/2 and DOS but it might be worth a try.

OS/2 Version 3.1.8 Registration Code (works with 3.1.1 for DOS!)
https://web.archive.org/web/20130218195628/http://www.os2site.com/sw/drivers/video/scitech/snap/snap-os2-3.1.8.free-reg-code.txt

DOS Version 3.1.1
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.scitechsoft.com/ftp/snap/dos/

Windows 2000/XP Version 3.1.4 DPVL beta2
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.scitechsoft.com/ftp/snap/win2k/beta/

Windows NT 4.0 Version 3.1.1
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.scitechsoft.com/ftp/snap/winnt

Windows NT 4.0 Version 3.1.3 beta 1284
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.scitechsoft.com/ftp/snap/winnt/beta/

IBM OS/2 (eCS) Version 3.1.8
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.scitechsoft.com/ftp/snap/os2/
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby Paralel » 2018-9-21 @ 16:40

This is the last successful capture of the DOS file version:

http://web.archive.org/web/200808281334 ... /snap/dos/
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Re: VOGONS Driver Library

Postby Dhigan » 2018-10-22 @ 11:31

Hello SquallStrife,

Drivers for S3 Trio3D 1X/2X 5.30.05 for w2k and XP seem not to be in the VOGONS library (thanks for it by the way)
Can be downloaded from here :
https://www.touslesdrivers.com/index.ph ... _code=9371
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