Compaq 970 Free Driver Download
2.43 Rev A (21-Jan-1999)
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2.43 Rev A (21-Jan-1999)
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 95, Windows 3.1, DOS
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Since I collect and repair many OLD computers, I needed a configuration utility for a COMPAQ 970 *note* EISA bus computer. It is not even listed on Driverguide as a BUS type. EISA is the regular ISA bus, with another entire BUS under it- something like the AGP video bus with two rows of pins on the card, one ABOVE the other- in fact, the bottom row looks like the AGP row of tiny pins, while the top row is the large, crude, ISA row. This allows you to put in a standard ISA card, that only reaches down to the TOP row of ISA contacts, while the EISA card has another set of contacts LOWER that connect to the EISA bus. This second row requires a separate BIOS type of configuration to set up cards. EISA only came out a short time, and was VERY expensive, so that few home owners ever purchased o
robin graves (DG Member) on 3/7/2010
HP_EISA_CONFIG_UTIL.zip (2.3 MB)
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