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Windows 7: AMD Radeon HD 6470m showing as Standard VGA graphics adapter???

24 Jan 2013   #1

windows 7 home premium x64
AMD Radeon HD 6470m showing as Standard VGA graphics adapter???

sony vaio

as above.. in device manager my radeon is showing as standard VGA, I tried to download the drivers from radeon using the AMD automatic driver installer it found the radeon but could not instal the driver, so I went to sony site for the driver I can download it but when I try to open it all I get is an error saying "compressed zip folder invalid".

Could really do with some help

heres my laptop spec if it helps

running Win 7 home premium x64

Product Identifiers
Brand Sony
Model VAIO C series VPCCB3P1E

Processor Intel Core i5 2430M (2.4 GHz)

Installed Memory 6 GB (1333 MHz)

Chipset Intel HM65 Express

Video Card AMD Radeon HD 6470M


My System SpecsSystem Spec

24 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

These are the Windows 8 drivers that I see from Sony:

Sony : VPCCB3P1E/B updates | Download updates for VPCCB3P1E/B

Neither the Intel or AMD drivers come as a .zip file.

This is a UK model, right?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 AMD Radeon HD 6470m showing as Standard VGA graphics adapter???

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