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Windows 7: Cannot edit hardware acceleration (no support)

08 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 
Cannot edit hardware acceleration (no support)

Hi,

I have an ATi Radeon 2600XT and I am running Windows 7 Ultimate Edition 64 bit.

When I go to hardware acceleration (Display > Resolution > Advanced - not sure of the exact steps but been there several times), the "Troubleshoot" button, from where the hardware acceleration settings can be modified, is greyed out.

This is a common problem it seems, but I cannot solve this. I am running the latest CCC drivers from ATi.

To make things even more confusing, I used to run VMWare Workstation 6.5 and Windows Server 2008 R2. I could happily adjust the hardware acceleration setttings (had not updated the ATi drivers but VMWare uses its own display drivers). I then got VMWare Workstation 7.0 and I could not adjust hardware acceleration.

Any ideas how I can resolve this?

Thanks

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08 Dec 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Install the driver by using this method:

Install AGP Drivers for HD 3850, 3650, 2400 PRO

That's an AGP card you have, right? (Could be either, so I have to ask.)
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08 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

My drivers are 9.11. Can I do the same thing but with these drivers (installed today)? And also not Vista but I assume that's not an issue.

Is this likely to work?

Vid card is PCI, judging by the bus type - Bus Type PCI Express 1.0 x16 @ x16, there is another line in EVEREST stating PCI Device, too.
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08 Dec 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86
 
 

What you have is fine already as long as you installed from ATI's site.

Why would you want to click on a troubleshoot button? Is there an issue?

There are no settings like in XP.
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08 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

The troubleshoot button is where the hardware acceleration settings can be set.
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08 Dec 2009   #6

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Can you post a screenshot of what you mean?

It doesn't sound like you have any particular problem.

It's just that there are no hardware acceleration settings like there were in XP.
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09 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

Sure,

Below is a screenshot of what I mean.

Imageshack - troubleshootbutton

I need that button activated so I can set the hardware acceleration level. This is what I am trying to resolve.



Thanks
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24 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7
 
 

im having the same problem!
did you resolve this problem yet?
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24 Dec 2009   #9

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

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24 Dec 2009   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GSS5 View Post
Hi,

I have an ATi Radeon 2600XT and I am running Windows 7 Ultimate Edition 64 bit.

When I go to hardware acceleration (Display > Resolution > Advanced - not sure of the exact steps but been there several times), the "Troubleshoot" button, from where the hardware acceleration settings can be modified, is greyed out.

This is a common problem it seems, but I cannot solve this. I am running the latest CCC drivers from ATi.

To make things even more confusing, I used to run VMWare Workstation 6.5 and Windows Server 2008 R2. I could happily adjust the hardware acceleration setttings (had not updated the ATi drivers but VMWare uses its own display drivers). I then got VMWare Workstation 7.0 and I could not adjust hardware acceleration.

Any ideas how I can resolve this?

Thanks
Hardware acceleration is automatically adjusted by your ATI drivers depending on the applications you are using.
It cannot be adjusted manually.
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