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Windows 7: Intel 845 video driver

02 Aug 2009   #1
gabriel2007

 
 
Intel 845 video driver

Intel ended support for this device after XP release, neither vista or windows 7 will work with this device , it will set the resolution up to 640x480 and you cannot change it, so don't try to install it on this oldie adapter.

my two cents.


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03 Aug 2009   #2
AlexT2889

Windows 7™ Home Premium x64/Sony PS3 XrossMediaBar™ FW 3.30/Sony PSP XrossMediaBar™ FW 6.20
 
 

Actually that is wrong information, I have Intel 845 adapter and I can view resolutions from 640-480 all the way to 1280-1024 .
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16 Oct 2009   #3
rjarvis

windows 7 Professional
 
 
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What driver did you use? I have the same situation.
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16 Oct 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rjarvis View Post
What driver did you use? I have the same situation.
RJ

The post you are replying to is from august. If you start your own thread next time you will get more response. In the mean time tell me about you comuter, and what video chipset you have.

thanks

Ken
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16 Oct 2009   #5
lexxion

Win XP / Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gabriel2007 View Post
Intel ended support for this device after XP release, neither vista or windows 7 will work with this device , it will set the resolution up to 640x480 and you cannot change it, so don't try to install it on this oldie adapter.

my two cents.
Try using my tutorial:

Install 855GM Series Video Driver on Windows 7 - Tutorial

The drivers should work OK for you but there is a specific procedure to follow. Tell me the results. A lot of people got it to work.

Lexxion
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19 Oct 2009   #6
KidDynamic

Windows 7 :)
 
 
Thank you lexxion!

Wow!

It was a lot of hoops to jump through, but that tutorial worked!

I've tried everything else, with no go. So I THANK YOU!

Now if I could only figure out how to make this thing rotate to Portrait orientation when it's in Tablet mode. Not even a Screen Rotate option in Windows Mobility Center.

KD
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20 Oct 2009   #7
KidDynamic

Windows 7 :)
 
 
Good news -- got Rotation working

Okay, I worked on it for several hours last night, and I was able to enable rotation on my tablet PC with 855GM!

I'm writing a blog post now, and I'll link it if people are interested.

KD

EDIT: Rather than repeat myself in the 3 threads this pertains to, here's a link to the thread where I link the blog post and the rest of the story.
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31 Oct 2009   #8
desigurl

Windows 7
 
 

I tried the procedure and in step 5 when i restarted the system after uninstalling the standard VGA driver, my computer is showing no display after showing the screen that windows 7 is starting!
It is not even going to safe mode!
Please let me know what to do. SOmeone help me urgently with it.
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31 Oct 2009   #9
lexxion

Win XP / Win 7
 
 

I did not experience this behavior before. You have to make sure to follow the steps exactly and do not use any boot loaders/ bios patches etc.

In order to restore your settings boot Windows 7 DVD and instead of install Windows 7 do 'repair PC' or something similar. You will have different options available.
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31 Oct 2009   #10
desigurl

Windows 7
 
 

I restored using DVD.
Thanks
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