S3 Inc. ViRGE/DX/GX PCI Driver Download

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The Inc. ViRGE/DX/GX 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 version of "VirgeDX.zip" is rated (4 out of 5 stars) based on 7,431 downloads and 49 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.4 MB.

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Supported Models

S3 VirgeDX




S3 Incorporated ViRGE /VX/DX/GX



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

Uploaded By

Ishmael (DG Member) on 8-Oct-2002

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Virgedx/WINNT/NTMODES.EXE 66.6 KB 8 Apr 1996
Virgedx/WINNT/VERSION 84 bytes 21 Nov 1996
Virgedx/WINNT/S3VIRGE.SYS 144.3 KB 21 Nov 1996
Virgedx/WINNT/S3VIRGE.DLL 54.7 KB 21 Nov 1996
Virgedx/WINNT/DISK1 5 bytes 26 May 1995
Virgedx/WINNT/S3VIRGE.INF 13.8 KB 21 Nov 1996
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3_32V.DLL 92.7 KB 22 Apr 1997
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3REFRE.INI 10.1 KB 14 Feb 1997
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3_3.DRV 112.8 KB 2 Jun 1997
Virgedx/WIN9X/5631_DIG.INI 34.1 KB 12 Jul 1996
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3_REFRE.DLL 64.5 KB 23 Dec 1996
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3DTKW.DLL 72.7 KB 27 Feb 1997
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3KERNEL.VXD 19.6 KB 22 Oct 1996
Virgedx/WIN9X/VERSION.TXT 218 bytes 7 May 1997
Virgedx/WIN9X/5631_SWC.INI 34.5 KB 11 Oct 1996
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3INFO.VXD 5.1 KB 9 Sep 1996
Virgedx/WIN9X/5631_HWC.INI 34.5 KB 10 Oct 1996
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3VIRGE.INF 10.1 KB 11 May 1997
Virgedx/WIN9X/S3VDD2.VXD 23.8 KB 23 Apr 1997
Virgedx/OS2/PVIRGE.DSP 444 bytes 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/WINDRV.PK2 71.7 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/README.TXT 21.8 KB 10 Apr 1997
Virgedx/OS2/OS2DRV.PK2 350.7 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/FONTUTIL.PK2 32.1 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/SETUP.CMD 11.6 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/INSTALL1.DSP 2.5 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/WINFONT.PK2 85.7 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/PVIRGE.DSC 130 bytes 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/OS2MISC1.PK2 55.0 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/UNPACK.PK2 115.1 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/PREREQ.PK2 365.7 KB 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/BUILD.LVL 96 bytes 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/S3MISC1.DSC 151 bytes 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/S3MISC1.DSP 103 bytes 19 Mar 1997
Virgedx/OS2/S3COMMON.DSP 9.6 KB 19 Mar 1997

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

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the S3 Inc. ViRGE/DX/GX 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/DX/GX 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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