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Windows 7: AMD Catalyst Display Adapters


25 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
AMD Catalyst Display Adapters

Okay this has been driving me nuts. Why aren't the other panel thingies like the Display Driver, Sound, Video, Gaming, Performance and all those stuff aren't showing up on? Here's how it SHOULD look and this is how my Catalyst looks like
I guess I haven't "yet" installed those other settings. All I have is the Generic PnP monitor by default. So... help me.


And yeah, I know I sound like an idiot. :P I'm not a computer specialist.

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25 Jun 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Laptop or desktop? Also what model number?
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25 Jun 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Amazing Aura View Post
Okay this has been driving me nuts. Why aren't the other panel thingies like the Display Driver, Sound, Video, Gaming, Performance and all those stuff aren't showing up on? Here's how it SHOULD look and this is how my Catalyst looks like
I guess I haven't "yet" installed those other settings. All I have is the Generic PnP monitor by default. So... help me.


And yeah, I know I sound like an idiot. :P I'm not a computer specialist.
You might of loaded a laptop driver
Now if it is it might be a switchable graphic one and thus you won't have to many options kind of cut and dry

But if it isn't a laptop I would uninstall the driver and use http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/deta..._sweeper).html clean up all driver and re install from http://www.amd.com/us/Pages/AMDHomePage.aspx that would fix your issue if it isn't working correctly
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26 Jun 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's a desktop.
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26 Jun 2013   #5
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Were you trying to install the latest (13.4) or this one,

http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownloa...w-vista32.aspx

as it is the last available for the HD4xxx series of cards. If it was the 13.4 then that is why your CCC is empty as there is no driver support in the latest drivers for that series of cards.
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26 Jun 2013   #6

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

I saw the very same problem with the AMD drivers for my HD 4290 -- but that was only running Windows 8. That requires a very different way of forcing the driver installation by NOT using the AMD installer.

And, as Stormy13 indicated, v13.1 is the last version that works with your card. I tried using 13.4, and it crashed my PC.
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02 Jul 2013   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Were you trying to install the latest (13.4) or this one,

AMD Catalyst

as it is the last available for the HD4xxx series of cards. If it was the 13.4 then that is why your CCC is empty as there is no driver support in the latest drivers for that series of cards.
THANK YOU. I'm giving you reputation.
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02 Jul 2013   #8

Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 Preview x64
 
 

v13.6 Beta 2 is out:

AMD Catalyst
Quote:

Feature Highlights of AMD Catalyst™ 13.6 Beta for Windows®:
  • Product support for the new AMD A10, A8, A6, and A4 Series APUs on desktop and mobile platforms.
  • AMD Enduro technology enhancement:
    • Reduces power consumption when running Windows 8 Metro applications – detects when Metro applications have idled and moves them to the integrated graphics component.
    • AMD Catalyst Control Center now shows the hardware and software Information pages for AMD discrete GPUs when paired with Intel integrated graphics.
  • Includes AMD GPU & AMD APU OpenCL 1.2 acceleration in Adobe Premiere PRO CC.
  • Support for AMD Wireless Display for Windows 8 and future Windows releases:
    • Supported on AMD Elite A-Series APUs with select Broadcomm and Atheros Wireless adapters.
    • AMD Wireless Display Technology provides the ability to wirelessly display local screen content onto a remote screen in real time. Compliant receiver/TV required.
  • Resolved issues:
    • Resolves HDMI Audio drop-out issues on the AMD Radeon HD Series products.
    • Resolves issues with the AMD Catalyst Control Center showing Audio Display messages at incorrect times.
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02 Jul 2013   #9
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nice idea vrosa, but again there is no support in that driver for the card that Amazing Aura has.
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02 Jul 2013   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Nice idea vrosa, but again there is no support in that driver for the card that Amazing Aura has.
I gave him that idea as well

I would clean all the driver and install 13.2
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