S3 Inc. 801/805 Driver Download

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The Inc. 801/805 is a popular graphics card manufactured by S3. This driver fixes screen glitches, unwanted artifacts, stuttering or glitchy video and even screen tearing. This update - "s3_764.zip" - has an average rating of 1 out of 5 stars based on 5 reviews, and has been downloaded 735 times. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 149.6 KB.

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Supported Models

S3 Inc. 911/924

S3 Inc. 801/805

S3 Inc. 928 ISA/VLB

S3 Inc. 928 PCI

S3 Inc. Trio32/64 PCI

S3 Inc. Trio32/64 Plug and Play PCI

S3 Inc. Trio32/64 VLB



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

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 15-Mar-2004

Most Helpful Reviews

Tested on Windows 3.x
15 Dec 2019
(32 minutes after download)

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"Not for the specified OS: W31"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
S3VDD.VXD 18.6 KB 18 Apr 1996
S3REFRE.INI 1.5 KB 14 Mar 1996
VERSION 53 bytes 18 Apr 1996
S3_REFRE.DLL 36.4 KB 29 Mar 1996
S3_1.DRV 85.1 KB 18 Apr 1996
8811_DIG.INI 37.9 KB 4 Apr 1996
S324BPP.DRV 57.8 KB 18 Apr 1996
8811_SWC.INI 37.6 KB 21 Mar 1996
S3_2.DRV 84.7 KB 18 Apr 1996
S3_32.DLL 18.4 KB 18 Apr 1996
S3.INF 12.4 KB 1 Apr 1996
S324BPP.VXD 17.9 KB 18 Apr 1996
S3_16.DLL 3.8 KB 18 Apr 1996
8811_HWC.INI 38.8 KB 19 Mar 1996
file_id.diz 47 bytes 28 Feb 2001

How to Update S3 Inc. 801/805 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

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