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Windows 7: Win7 x32 and x64 drivers difference

11 Oct 2009   #1
symbianas

Windows 7 x86 or x64?
 
 
Win7 x32 and x64 drivers difference

Hi, I have some problems on windows 7 x64. At first I have installed windows 7 x32 and launched windows update. It updated my video card drivers (ati mobility radeon 4670), I saw that there are more resolutions to choose of. And when I installed windows 7 x64 and done the same there were no change in resolution list why? I need 1280x800 resolution. Is it possible to add it some how?
Screenshot of resolution list on x32:
http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/7...mapimage2d.jpg
Screenshot of resolution list on x64
http://img169.imageshack.us/img169/6...tmapimagee.jpg


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11 Oct 2009   #2
KazeNoKoe23

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Go to ATI's website and download the proper driver from there.

ATI Catalystâ„¢ Mobility Display Driver

Or just click that link.
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11 Oct 2009   #3
symbianas

Windows 7 x86 or x64?
 
 

I installed it, but the resolution list didnt change. Only in ati catalyst there are some more resolutions, but not 1280x800
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12 Oct 2009   #4
symbianas

Windows 7 x86 or x64?
 
 

I guess I need to get back on x32 if I realy want 1280x800 resoliution
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12 Oct 2009   #5
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Fill out your system specs. It's impossible to give advice when we have no idea what hardware you own.
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12 Oct 2009   #6
symbianas

Windows 7 x86 or x64?
 
 

Just filled, I hope they will help to solve my problem
Maybe its possible somehow to copy resolution list from x32 to x64 os? Where resolutions are writen?
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12 Oct 2009   #7
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Well, since MSI does not have any 64 bit drivers for your laptop (for Vista or Windows 7), you might have to use Windows 7 32 bit if you want everything to work. If you have an extra drive (or you can afford to buy another one), I would install 7 x86 and use it for your primary OS, and then install 7 x64 on the secondary so you can fiddle around with it to see if you can get everything working.

On a side note:the drivers linked by KazeNoKoe23, although on a page that said mobility display driver, do not actually support any mobility chipsets - according to the release notes.
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12 Oct 2009   #8
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by symbianas View Post
Just filled, I hope they will help to solve my problem
Maybe its possible somehow to copy resolution list from x32 to x64 os? Where resolutions are writen?
If the driver you are using isn't working you can use the 64bit vista driver just install it in compatibility mode. Right click the setup file go to properties and click compat tab

Hope this helps

Ken
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12 Oct 2009   #9
symbianas

Windows 7 x86 or x64?
 
 

Well actually all the drives is working on x64, but the problem is that on x64 I dont have 1280x800 resolution:
http://img169.imageshack.us/img169/6...tmapimagee.jpg
And on x86 I have it:
http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/7...mapimage2d.jpg
So I want it to have on x64 too the problem is only that there is less resolutions to choose of. Resolution setting are writen in driver yes? well why ati just didnt add the same resolutions to x64 drivers?
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12 Oct 2009   #10
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by symbianas View Post
Well actually all the drives is working on x64, but the problem is that on x64 I dont have 1280x800 resolution:
http://img169.imageshack.us/img169/6...tmapimagee.jpg
And on x86 I have it:
http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/7...mapimage2d.jpg
So I want it to have on x64 too the problem is only that there is less resolutions to choose of. Resolution setting are writen in driver yes? well why ati just didnt add the same resolutions to x64 drivers?

What is the refresh rate set to (60htz, 80hz)??
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