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Windows 7: Updating video card

05 Mar 2016   #1
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 
Updating video card

Can anyone tell me where I can download JUST the Display Driver for my video card?
I need to update, as mine shows v8.861.0.0 (pic 1). But when I try, I get the 'best driver' message.
I've downloaded the package separately, which shows the current version should be 9.002.0.0000 (pic 2). But when I go through the customized setup, I cannot deselect the AMD Catalyst Install Manager.




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05 Mar 2016   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

amd.com

You already have the Catalyst Control Center what is the problem ??
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05 Mar 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Really what's wrong with updating all or selecting all and installing :/
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05 Mar 2016   #4
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

The Catalyst Install Manager is used to install the driver. No way around it as far as I know.
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05 Mar 2016   #5
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Doing the .inf method doesn't really change anything. Better use the catalyst setup, it's much more easier and safer.
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06 Mar 2016   #6
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

AddRAM: I don't already have the Catalyst Control Center & have never had it.

I didn't use the Catalyst Install Manager when I 1st built my system & was trying to remember how I installed the driver before. An older system I used to have did have Catalyst, but I never had a need for it & doubt I would use it now.

What I mostly need to know is why trying to update, I get the 'best driver' message but the manual installer shows a newer version than the 1 I have; it's strange.
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06 Mar 2016   #7
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Where did you download that version from?

The reason you can't uncheck it is because it's the thing installing it,

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Have you tried unpacking it with 7zip if it's an .exe and just pointing device manager to the drivers folder instead of searching for it?


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06 Mar 2016   #8
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

derekimo: I have an Asus brand card, so I just downloaded from their website.
I tried the method you mentioned & it has seemed to work out as seen below.
Thank you for the advice.


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06 Mar 2016   #9
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

I kind of figured that's where you got it, I didn't actually run the installer but it had a different version number on the .exe so I wasn't sure.

Glad you got it to work.

You're welcome.
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06 Mar 2016   #10
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Good eye Derek
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