Trident 8420 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480) Driver Download

Trident Microsystems Drivers

The Trident 8420 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480) is a popular graphics card manufactured by Trident Microsystems. This driver fixes screen glitches, unwanted artifacts, stuttering or glitchy video and even screen tearing. This driver - "via8501_w9x.ZIP" - has been downloaded 2,542 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 17 reviews. It is compatible with PCs running Windows XP, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 1.3 MB.

Trident 8420 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480) Automatic Driver Update Utility
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Supported Models

Trident 8400 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480)

Trident 8420 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

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DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 12-Sep-2003

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How to Update Trident 8420 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Trident 8420 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480) driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Trident 8420 PCI/AGP (v6.50.5480) into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Trident Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Installing your newly downloaded driver is a straightforward process. Windows provides a dedicated tool called Device Manager for this purpose. Follow these steps to update your driver:

  1. Access the Quick Access menu by right-clicking the Start button.

  2. From the menu options, choose "Device Manager".

  3. Within Device Manager, identify the device requiring the driver update.

  4. Open the context menu for the device by right-clicking its name.

  5. Select "Update driver" and proceed through the guided installation.

To complete the process, reboot your computer. This ensures the new driver is fully integrated into your system.

Regular driver updates contribute to optimal system performance and hardware compatibility.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
WIN9X/_SYS1.CAB 208.8 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/SETUP.LID 49 bytes 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/SETUP.INS 66.3 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/TRID_P3D.DRV 170.2 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/_ISDEL.EXE 8.7 KB 27 Jan 1998
WIN9X/VIAGART.VXD 11.8 KB 28 Jul 1998
WIN9X/OS.DAT 417 bytes 6 May 1997
WIN9X/TRIDENT.VXD 42.4 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/SETUP.EXE 60.4 KB 22 Jan 1998
WIN9X/COMMBIOS.DLL 18.7 KB 6 Jan 1999
WIN9X/TV_TVX.DLL 52.8 KB 8 Mar 1999
WIN9X/DATA1.CAB 3.7 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/TRID_P3D.DLL 370.2 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/SETUPV2.DLL 338.2 KB 21 Nov 1996
WIN9X/TRIDENT.INF 3.7 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/DATA.TAG 127 bytes 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/LAYOUT.BIN 353 bytes 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/LANG.DAT 4.5 KB 20 Oct 1997
WIN9X/CFGMGRV2.DLL 23.6 KB 8 Aug 1996
WIN9X/TDISPLUS.DLL 550.4 KB 5 Mar 1999
WIN9X/TGUIMM.VXD 16.3 KB 6 Jan 1999
WIN9X/TMON8400.DLL 40.9 KB 15 Mar 1999
WIN9X/TV_CHTEL.DLL 20.8 KB 6 Jan 1999
WIN9X/SETUP.INI 71 bytes 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 23 Jan 1998
WIN9X/TRID_P3D.CAT 1 byte 6 Jan 1999
WIN9X/TRID_VMX.DLL 10.0 KB 6 Jan 1999
WIN9X/_USER1.CAB 58.6 KB 19 Mar 1999
WIN9X/CHIPMAP7.CFG 1.4 KB 3 Feb 1999
WIN9X/TRIDENT.DAT 97 bytes 6 Jan 1999
WIN9X/MYDLL.DLL 163.8 KB 16 Mar 1999
WIN9X/_INST32I.EX_ 290.7 KB 22 Jan 1998
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