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Windows 7: Aero

17 Apr 2010   #1
quincysw

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Aero

When I try to iniate Aero I am told my video card does not support it. I have a Asus AH3450. Can anyone tell me where I can get a WDDM compatible driver so that I can use Aero.
Any help would be much appreciated.

regards

Brian


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17 Apr 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by quincysw View Post
When I try to iniate Aero I am told my video card does not support it. I have a Asus AH3450. Can anyone tell me where I can get a WDDM compatible driver so that I can use Aero.
Any help would be much appreciated.

regards

Brian
Brian

Have you run WEI?


Ken
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17 Apr 2010   #3
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

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17 Apr 2010   #4
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

According to research a Radeon HD 3450 should be able to run aero, but then again it's only got 256MB of ram and a 64-bit memory interface. I'd run wei as zig suggested and then download the latest drivers from here:

Radeon HD 3450 AGP Drivers (Win7 32-Bit)
http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...AGPHotfix.aspx
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18 Apr 2010   #5
quincysw

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi Ken.
Sorry to be so ignorant but what is WEI

Brian
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18 Apr 2010   #6
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

Windows Experience Index. go to control panel-system-and click it in the center.
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18 Apr 2010   #7
quincysw

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

WEI result.
Processor 4.7 Memory(RAM) 4.7 Graphics 4.2 Gaming Graphics 5.4 Primary Hard Disk 5.4
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18 Apr 2010   #8
hubris

W7, Xp Pro
 
 

4.2 , this is your base score. a new (better graphics card) will up the card index, but then the CPU score maybe used as base score, in other words the lower score is always the base index.

is that clear. cheers.
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18 Apr 2010   #9
quincysw

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi Bobkn
I installed the drivers you suggested and aero worked perfectly but when I restarted my computer it went back to not working

Brian
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