Compaq Midas PCI (supporting PowerSGL & D3D) Driver Download

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The Midas PCI (supporting PowerSGL & D3D) is a popular graphics card manufactured by Compaq. This driver fixes screen glitches, unwanted artifacts, stuttering or glitchy video and even screen tearing. This driver - "pvrhal.zip" - has been downloaded 669 times and is rated 4 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 93.7 KB.

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Supported Models

Midas PCI (supporting PowerSGL & D3D)

Manufacturers

Compaq

VideoLogic

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

Additional Notes

PVR / HAL Driver for Midas Graphics Accelerator Card fitted mainly in Canadian ? Pentium PCs.

Uploaded By

Groggo (DG Member) on 4-Dec-2003

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How to Update Midas PCI (supporting PowerSGL & D3D) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Midas PCI (supporting PowerSGL & D3D) 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 Compaq Midas PCI (supporting PowerSGL & D3D) 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 Compaq Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Compaq website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading the new driver, proceed with installation. On Windows, use the built-in Device Manager utility to manage your system's devices and drivers. To access it:

  1. Right-click the Start button

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the menu

  3. Locate the device needing the update

  4. Right-click the device and choose "Update driver"

  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to install

Once complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is fully implemented and functioning properly.

This process helps maintain your system's performance and compatibility with various hardware components.

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
VideoLogicMIDAS.INF 5.5 KB 6 Dec 1996
PVRILOAD.EXE 96.3 KB 5 Dec 1996
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