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Windows 7: 32 Bit or 64 Bit for Laptop

20 Jan 2009   #11
Patrick C

Windows 7 Home - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
But I do agree to communicate and find a solution, its just that your problem seems to be manufacturer-related and I don't think there's much we can do about it, hence the Beta reminder...

I do some research before I answer every post , cause its my opinion taking criticism here...So, to get to your case again:

if only the Windows driver works fine, but the preview drivers from ATI that are designed for this reason don't, then either there's a hardware misconfiguration in your system or they are not that well-made yet.Meaning that they've probably been tested to a small number of systems, without covering most of the new or old systems in the market right now, making it impossible to say that they would work for sure.

Now we wouldn't even want to try and force-install a driver that refuses to install in the system it's made for, would we?
limneous - I just want you to know I am in no way saying anything against your answers or the analysis. Being a Technician for 30+ years I am skeptical until I find the reason why something is treated or is the way it is. Thank You for taking this subject head-on. I like to "figure-it-out". Thanks - Patrick C & no forcing may a good thing!


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20 Jan 2009   #12
Patrick C

Windows 7 Home - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
But I do agree to communicate and find a solution, its just that your problem seems to be manufacturer-related and I don't think there's much we can do about it, hence the Beta reminder...

I do some research before I answer every post , cause its my opinion taking criticism here...So, to get to your case again:

if only the Windows driver works fine, but the preview drivers from ATI that are designed for this reason don't, then either there's a hardware misconfiguration in your system or they are not that well-made yet.Meaning that they've probably been tested to a small number of systems, without covering most of the new or old systems in the market right now, making it impossible to say that they would work for sure.

Now we wouldn't even want to try and force-install a driver that refuses to install in the system it's made for, would we?
Limneos - The non-communication I was throwing comments at was People that are 'too-big' to talk about things like we are discussing here. I hope You understand. - Patrick C - God's Speed
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20 Jan 2009   #13
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Patrick C View Post
Limneos - The non-communication I was throwing comments at was People that are 'too-big' to talk about things like we are discussing here. I hope You understand. - Patrick C - God's Speed

hello patrick c...

i believe you might be getting this error because you already installed other ATi or it ended in error ( a previous installation)

(anything that installs the Ati install manager app can be cause to this)

since i have this chipset i can confirm it works...
if you did install any Ati then do the following if not just go down until you see install Ati thorough the alternate way.....


unnistall ati

install driver sweeper....

Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

sweep all the ati drivers

--------------------install ati alternate way-----------------------------
open a elevated command prompt

then type this: cd C:\ATI\beta_w7-64_8-56-1-081203a-72489\Bin (it depends which drive letter you choose to install win7)

after that type : atisetup -install -output screen
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20 Jan 2009   #14
Patrick C

Windows 7 Home - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkassain View Post
hello patrick c...

i believe you might be getting this error because you already installed other ATi or it ended in error ( a previous installation)

(anything that installs the Ati install manager app can be cause to this)

since i have this chipset i can confirm it works...
if you did install any Ati then do the following if not just go down until you see install Ati thorough the alternate way.....


unnistall ati

install driver sweeper....

Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

sweep all the ati drivers

--------------------install ati alternate way-----------------------------
open a elevated command prompt

then type this: cd C:\ATI\beta_w7-64_8-56-1-081203a-72489\Bin (it depends which drive letter you choose to install win7)

after that type : atisetup -install -output screen
darkassain - Good Morning! (1) Deleted all ATI files in the program & program(x86) sub-directories for both Vista & Windows 7. I have 64-bit Vista on C: ; Documents on D: ; 64-bit Vista on E: (HPdv5-1125nr). (2) Downloaded an installed DriverSweeper on both. The installation in Windows 7 failed. The software stated it could not write DriverSweeper.ini. I found all of the same files in both installs that the DriverSweeper installed in Vista found and made sure both installs were clean of unwanted files. (3) Installed Radeon ATI HD 3200 graphics drivers from HP and installed those in Vista. Everything installed there but the physical driver itself (viewed the installation log - found that out there). I browsed for that driver from that install & selected it from the ones windows presentsas a driver selection when a user is updating a driver in the device manager. When I did that, the installation was complete and appeared correct. (4) Went to Windows 7, tried to install the HP Vista 64-bit driver & it failed. Erased all previously referenced ATI - instances int W7 install. (5) Tried to install the 32-bit & the 64-bit drivers from ATI - each time doing all of the above named steps. Each install failed at the same place. (6) Finally I went to the update driver function for the Display instance in the Device manager. I navigated to the selectable drivers and because I had installed them before I selected the pre-release Radeon HD 3200 graphics driver, it installed, and the display looks great. There is no catalyst manager but I could have selected the windows driver, Engineering sample driver, or the Windows WDDM driver and all will work(because I have tried them all). I have not tried the method You outlined in your last post, but I may do it just so I can say I tried every logical attempt. (7) I do appreciate all of the effort everyone has expended here so I can make this work. Patrick C - God's Speed to all & to out New President
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20 Jan 2009   #15
limneos

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

No problems Patrick, we're all here to help each other.
I hope you'll manage to sort this out...
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