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Windows 7: ATI 7000 series VE


01 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 Build 7264 x64
 
 
ATI 7000 series VE

I am running Windows 7 build 7000, and I am having trouble trying to get my video card to work. The card is an ATI 7000 series VE PCI. It is recognized only as a standard VGA adaptor. Are there any known drivers out there. I tried importing my XP driver, but it failed to work as well.

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01 Jan 2009   #2
Joe

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nightmare View Post
I am running Windows 7 build 7000, and I am having trouble trying to get my video card to work. The card is an ATI 7000 series VE PCI. It is recognized only as a standard VGA adaptor. Are there any known drivers out there. I tried importing my XP driver, but it failed to work as well.
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Since many things in Vista are compatible with Windows 7, I did a search for a vista driver for your video card and came up empty. If any of our resident gurus know of a trick or two for this, feel free to contribute.
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01 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 Build 7264 x64
 
 

Thanks for the welcome.
Sounds like you had the same luck as I did. I even tried to find a modded driver to work for vista, but found no such luck there either. My goal is to be able to run the aero theme, as I have not seen it yet, I went from XP to Windows 7 without ever trying Vista. I may just have to purchase a graphics card that will work.
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02 Jan 2009   #4

 

That might not be a bad idea - AGP cards are dirt cheap and I have Vista running full Aero on an x1650 Pro....

Online that card can be found as low as $60 US
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02 Jan 2009   #5

Windows 7 Build 7264 x64
 
 

So I went and purchased the e-geforce 6200, I was limited due to my board having no PCI-E or AGP slots. But this seemed to have resolved my issue. Aero looks real nice!! The only question I have now on this matter is how do I know I am running full Aero? I am in the midst of setting up a touch screen now, I will keep you posted on progress there. I have a Chipotle cash register terminl, which is nothing more than a tablet PC. I plan to use it as an interface for music and video. I got high hopes here!!
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02 Jan 2009   #6

 

Interestingly enough, I used to work for IBM Global Services providing support to Chipotle stores...

Anywho, I am not sure how that is going to work - I still haven't gotten around to putting Windows 7 on the laptop like I want (tablet PC)....
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02 Jan 2009   #7

Windows 7 Build 7264 x64
 
 

Interesting indeed, as that is exactly how I got this unit. My brother works as a sub-contractor if you would, for IBM global. The unit i have was dubbed "irrepairable" and he was sent to replace it. After replacement, I aquired it, as they never asked for its return, and found that that female end of power cord just needed to be resoldered to the board. Works fantastic, installing Windows 7 as I type.
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02 Jan 2009   #8

 

I worked there in the Atlanta office for close to a year - it just so happened that one of my previous contractor positions was with Radiant Systems, installing POS systems and Back end servers for Einstein Brothers Bagel company through the US - so I had a lot of experience with the Radiant POS system already....

As for the Tablet PC you have - which model is it? Have you triple checked all the voltages going to the mobo - if that connector came loose I'd bet on shoddy employees not being careful enough, but it could be more than that.... - that thing should have been housed fairly tightly in there and it would take some serious fiddling (as in someone tripping over the power cord *numerous* times) to cause it to loosen off the board like that....

Well, of course, that depends upon the model that you have....
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08 Aug 2009   #9

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Oh, Radiant system is hautning me

Their overpriced systems are unbelievable They break down ALL the time and they've costed me a lot of dough

ChikPOS has been fantastic. I've had NO problems with it whatsoever. It's a Jeremy Shum Invent so its a quality Aussie product too - helping the economy. The features are also endless... multi-language support, managerial decision making reports, not locked to hardware, fully multi-touch (like iphone), external monitor support, xbrl compliant, auto-generation of online store, can advertise "related products", corporate chat support, show time/date/news on external screen... it's just top stuff. AND it's Windows 7 compatible!
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