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Windows 7: PCI/Integrated Graphics Problem


05 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
PCI/Integrated Graphics Problem

I have an Asus Pundit-R that is working pretty well with Windows 7 apart form the poor performance of the inbuilt ATI Radeon 9100IGP graphics. To try to improve on this I have added a Powercolor HD2400 Pro in one of the PCI slots.

Unfortunately, there is no BIOS option to disable the onboard graphics adaptor - even when the BIOS is set to use the PCI card it remains enabled. I therefore see two display adaptors in Device Manager; the onboard one ('Standard VGA Graphics Adaptor' and the HD2400 ('ATI Radeon 2400 Series'). The onboard graphics are running with the Windows 7 vgapnp.sys driver and the HD2400 with the latest AMD Catalyst drivers (8.661.0.0) and everything looks good.

However, Windows 7 then uses the onboard graphics as its primary interface (as expected) and I can't get any output on the HD2400. Only one monitor shows up in 'Display... Screen Resolution' and pressing the 'Detect' button fails to add the second display. What I want to do is to get the second display running and then set Windows to use that one exclusively.

This could be the expected behaviour if vgapnp.sys wasn't a WDDM-compliant driver, but surely it must be...?

Any ideas about how I can get the HD2400 working?

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05 Nov 2009   #2

Windows 7
 
 

Dude I'm having this SAME problem with my GeForce 9400 GT! I even made a video of it to show people: [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeyZRk8k-tc"]YouTube- Graphic Card Display Not Detected[/ame]

lol I know exactly watcha going through. But I was told to disable my onboard graphics, so I'm gonna try that. I'll tell you how it goes...
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05 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

I can't disable the integrated graphics - there's no BIOS option for that (and yes, I have got the latest BIOS!).

All I can do is change the priority between Integrated first and PCI second and PCI first and Integrated second. If I have Integrated first then I get the problems I described in the earlier post. If I have PCI first then it's worse - Windows comes up on the HD2400 but there is a Code 12 error (This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use) on one of the PCI-to-PCI Bridges and the HD2400 shows up as a 'Standard VGA Graphics Adaptor' with a Code 10 error (This device cannot start).
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05 Nov 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Device manager. Right click on the other device (not ATI one) under display adapters. Choose disable. Reboot.
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05 Nov 2009   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the response. I've tried out your suggestion, and Windows still comes up on the integrated adaptor (yes, that's the one that is supposed to be disabled and which now has a black down arrow against it in Device Manager!). There's no output on the HD2400.
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05 Nov 2009   #6

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Plug your monitor into HD 2400.
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05 Nov 2009   #7

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ianbak View Post
If I have PCI first then it's worse - Windows comes up on the HD2400 but there is a Code 12 error (This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use) on one of the PCI-to-PCI Bridges and the HD2400 shows up as a 'Standard VGA Graphics Adaptor' with a Code 10 error (This device cannot start).
Update your bios and disable all unused ports. (Serial or Parallel, floppy etc...) Put PCI as initial display device or similar.

Then see about getting latest chipset driver from manufacturer's website.

Then install latest ATI driver from website. If you can't do this part, let me know after you did the other stuff.
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05 Nov 2009   #8

Windows 7
 
 

-> Update your bios and disable all unused ports. (Serial or Parallel, floppy -> etc...) Put PCI as initial display device or similar.

The BIOS is the latest version. I've disabled every onboard interface except for the USB ports and LAN, but still get the Code 10 and 12 errors when the PCI adaptor comes first (but no errors at all when it comes second).

-> Then see about getting latest chipset driver from manufacturer's website.

There's nothing on the Asus web site for any OS after Windows XP. I got the LAN driver working first, using an old version of Catalyst. After that all of the rest of drivers installed themselves from Windows Update and the the LAN driver updated itself, so they should all be as current as possible.

-> Then install latest ATI driver from website. If you can't do this part, let me know after you did the other stuff.

I did a complete driver uninstall, rebooted and then reinstalled the latest Catalyst Windows 7 32-bit drivers from ATI. The log is below.

Catalyst™ Install Manager
Installation Report
11/05/09 21:29:38

Hardware information NameRADEON 9000/9100 IGP SeriesManufacturerATI Technologies IncDevice ID0x5834Vendor ID0x1002Class Code0x030000Revision ID0x00Subsystem ID0x8107Subsystem vendor ID0x1043Other hardwareExisting packages Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 RedistributablePackages for install
ATI Catalyst Install Manager Final Status:SuccessVersion of Item:3.0.745.0Size:20 Mbytes
Other detected devicesManufacturerATI Technologies IncDevice ID0x5833Vendor ID0x1002Class Code0x060000Revision ID0x02Subsystem ID0x8107Subsystem vendor ID0x1043ManufacturerATI Technologies IncDevice ID0x5838Vendor ID0x1002Class Code0x060400Revision ID0x00Subsystem ID0x5838Subsystem vendor ID0x1002ATI Integrated SMBus Support ManufacturerATI Technologies IncDevice ID0x4353Vendor ID0x1002Class Code0x0c0500Revision ID0x1aSubsystem ID0x8108Subsystem vendor ID0x1043ManufacturerATI Technologies IncDevice ID0x4349Vendor ID0x1002Class Code0x01018aRevision ID0x00Subsystem ID0x8108Subsystem vendor ID0x1043ManufacturerATI Technologies IncDevice ID0x4342Vendor ID0x1002Class Code0x060401Revision ID0x00Subsystem ID0x0000Subsystem vendor ID0x0000
Error messagesThe system is still behaving exactly as before - the HD2400 is driving the Windows display but shows up in Device Manager as a Standard VGA Graphics Adaptor with a Code 10 error.
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05 Nov 2009   #9

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Post a screenshot of device manager with system devices maximized. Another for display adapters maximized.

Also, "system information" from start menu search box. When it opens, ctrl+s.
Use Winrar on the saved file and then attach .rar to post with screenshots.

Also, physically install the PCI card to another slot furthest away from where it is now. Switch it with another if there are no empty slots available.
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05 Nov 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

ASUS P4R8L this is your mobo and it would seem that there is no support (drivers) beyond XP...

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-c...d-problem.html

ATi_Mobility_Radeon_9000_Driver_for_Windows_7.rar - ATi Mobility Radeon 9000 Driver for Windows 7 - BADONGO

may find some help from there... but after an hour on google, it looks like you are SOL dude... sorry.
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