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Windows 7: Warning AGP ati card problems


10 Jun 2009   #1
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 
Warning AGP ati card problems

anyone here using an ATI card? Like a Sapphire radeon 3850 HD 512mb 256bit AGP with success?
the people a sapphire told me to try x64 drivers, but i was annoyed to the point of wiping and installing good old XP Pro sp2.
Thanks, I want to get windows 7 back up and running ASAP. Pz Late


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10 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

Welcome aboard the Se7enforums! The answer to that one is basic! Simply download the latest 9.5 catalyst for 7 from the ATI.AMD support site's download page for Radeon model cards. Drivers & Tools | GAME.AMD.COM

Once there you simply click the ATI Radeon cards link from the list and select Windows 7 64bit from the next page for the latest 9.5 version.
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10 Jun 2009   #3

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Yeah, I'm running HIS Radeon HD 3850 IceQ 3 Turbo HDMI Dual DL-DVI AGP and it's great. The normal Catalyst drivers will not normally install without editing the .inf, for AGP. Instead, you should download and use the Vista Hotfix driver for use on Windows 7, available in both x86 and x64.

Catalyst AGP Hotfix - Radeon HD 3000 and Radeon HD 2000 Series AGP products
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10 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

You'll want the hotfix for the 64bit Vista not XP seen there to see if that will get things running for you.
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10 Jun 2009   #5
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

cool thanks finally some help about my issue. but i think i am gunna wait a while for more builds to come out before i spend more endless hours on this.
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30 Jun 2009   #6
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

OK I just reinstalled windows 7 after being satisfied with my new card, and now i installed the 9-5_agp-hotfix_vista64_dd_ccc.exe And here is where i am at. And i am fully windows updated. was going to show a picture of that, but its giving me an error. I hope i can get back on windows 7!


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30 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

The Catalyst 9.6 is out at this time inlcuding it's own hot fix with a new look!


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30 Jun 2009   #8
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

wow thanks for that, Tried 9.6 hotfix 32,64 9.6 non-hotfix 32, 9.5 64. and i am stuck. Could it be that my mobo needs abit drivers to allow the ati card to work? how could do this though .
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30 Jun 2009   #9

Win7, XP, Vista x64, Ubuntu 9.04
 
 

this is a common problem, even in XP and Vista... since these cards use a PCIe-to-AGP bridge chip, and each chip is slightly different depending on the manufacturing, there is no guarantee that it will work....
the only suggestion I have is to try the drivers from the manufacturer of the card itself (using Vista drivers) or try the drivers from VisionTek which has (mostly) worked for me...
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30 Jun 2009   #10
r2l

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

I have tried from sapphires site, but the 32 and 64. trying the VisionTek stuff after i reinstall AGAIN! .ALSO when the installation is complete, the computer doesn't ask me to restart. It would usually ask to restart.
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