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Windows 7: AMD 6470M Vaio Problems?

20 Dec 2011   #1
B1GP7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
AMD 6470M Vaio Problems?

Hi, registered to try to find a solution to my problem.

I bought a new Vaio S in NYC this summer, and reinstalled due to crapware that followed. But after the reinstall device manager cant find my graphics card. A 6470M, but Drivernavigator has installed the latest driver for it. The Catalyst software cant find it and neither can the Driverdownloader from AMD. Any way to "install" my graphics card?


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20 Dec 2011   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

B1GP7, welcome to the Seven Forums.

The reason that the drivers aren't working is that the video card isn't supported in the drivers due to Sony. Basically you have one of two options,

1. Open the INF in the extracted installer files and add the DevID for your particular laptop so that it will install.

2. Get the driver from Sony.
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20 Dec 2011   #3
B1GP7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Trying to download all the drivers from sony website and check if that makes it work. Or else, i have to try the other thing
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20 Dec 2011   #4
mgp1964

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

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20 Dec 2011   #5
B1GP7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I got it fixed with the AMD drivers, restarted it, and it popped up on device manager, finally it worked. Thought i had installed everything on their site, but probably not, thanks for the help guys
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