S3 Inc. ViRGE PCI Driver Download

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The Inc. ViRGE PCI 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 - "video.exe" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews, and has been downloaded 498 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 365.8 KB.

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Supported Models




S3 Incorporated Display Driver v2.00.17



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 4-Dec-2004

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
WIN95/S3_32V.DLL 292.9 KB 24 Sep 1997
WIN95/S3REFRE.INI 10.1 KB 14 Feb 1997
WIN95/S3_3.DRV 123.3 KB 24 Sep 1997
WIN95/5631_DIG.INI 34.1 KB 12 Jul 1996
WIN95/S3_REFRE.DLL 64.5 KB 23 Dec 1996
WIN95/S3DTKW.DLL 73.7 KB 1 Jul 1997
WIN95/S3KERNEL.VXD 19.6 KB 22 Oct 1996
WIN95/VERSION.TXT 220 bytes 1 Aug 1997
WIN95/5631_SWC.INI 34.5 KB 18 Nov 1997
WIN95/S3INFO.VXD 5.1 KB 9 Sep 1996
WIN95/5631_HWC.INI 34.5 KB 18 Nov 1997
WIN95/S3VIRGE.INF 9.8 KB 21 Aug 1997
WIN95/S3VDD2.VXD 24.2 KB 1 Aug 1997
NT40/NTMODES.EXE 28.7 KB 2 Apr 1997
NT40/S3MINI.SYS 179.9 KB 12 May 1997
NT40/README.TXT 2.2 KB 28 Jan 1997
NT40/S3VIRGE.DLL 71.1 KB 18 Nov 1997
NT40/DISK1 5 bytes 18 Nov 1997
NT40/VERSION.TXT 107 bytes 20 May 1997
NT40/S3.INF 3.8 KB 20 May 1997

How to Update S3 Inc. ViRGE PCI Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the S3 Inc. ViRGE PCI 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 S3 Inc. ViRGE PCI 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 S3 Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

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.

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.

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