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Windows 7: Need help installing driver.

19 Dec 2009   #1
nran2929

win 7 64bit
 
 
Need help installing driver.

Ok so when I had xp installing drivers was pretty simple.
*uninstall then reboot
*driver cleaner reboot
*install new driver reboot and your all good


Now with windows 7 (64bit) i am having some problems. I am trying to update my driver for my 1900xt (ancient I know) because I seem to have below normal FPS in most games. I downloaded the ati driver package for win 7 64bit and installed. During installation I never actually see the driver or CCC being installed. I only see...
*Hydravision
*Microsoft visual c++
*Cat installation Manager
*Ati problem report wizard


Now after installing Windows Defender pops up with the C:amd/cat... path, notsure what that is all about.


What is the correct way of installing and uninstalling drivers in win 7? Becuase I cant seem to get this to install properly. Do i need to disable something in windows? Thanks in advance.


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19 Dec 2009   #2
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Installation is the same with Windows 7 but many people seem to be having problems getting the ATI drivers to install correctly. Don't use a download manager. Try here for the latest ATI driver.
Drivers & Support | GAME.AMD.COM

There is also a hotfix which is supposed to help with card detection.
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...AGPHotfix.aspx
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