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Windows 7: Video Card not recognized

26 Mar 2011   #11
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Win 7 Ultimate x64

AMD has a "driver only" package on the "Individual Downloads" tab of their drivers page for that card.
Won't work for the same reason that the full Catalyst suite won't work, no support for that card in the driver. HP could at least have the driver they received from AMD up for download, then again they really don't like when people do like chadz70 did and wipe the HP Windows install with all its bloat and use an untouched Windows disk.

Was hoping the INF mod would work, but it's possible that it didn't due to the card just being too new (was only released to the OEM channel in early February). Hopefully AMD will include support for it in the next set of drivers (Catalyst 11.3) which should come out some time in the next week.

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26 Mar 2011   #12

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

Yeesh. It's like a Dilbert comic.

What do you think about the card not being recognized by Windows Stormy?
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26 Mar 2011   #13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Same reason, the card is newer than the built in Windows driver. No different really than any other piece of hardware that doesn't have a native driver of some kind included with Windows.

If he can manage to extract the driver from the recovery partition of recovery disks, or support for it is added in the 11.3 (hopefully) then the driver should detect the card and install the driver.
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