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Windows 7: Disabling Switchable Graphics on a DV7-4030ed

14 Oct 2010   #11
Nphekt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok, rebooted, still doesn't work. When i start up Catalyst, it takes quite some time to load and then says "Ati driver not installed" which is pretty much "Go **** yourself with a ten foot pole, then come back and we'll see." ****ing ATI.


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14 Oct 2010   #12
Nphekt

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Heh. My most desperate attempt worked. I tried installing the Catalyst Control Center without my intel, then switched my intel back on.
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14 Oct 2010   #13
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Glad to read you found a way. And thanks for posting back. Fabe
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14 Oct 2010   #14
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nphekt View Post
Heh. My most desperate attempt worked. I tried installing the Catalyst Control Center without my intel, then switched my intel back on.
Nice. Congrats.

~Lordbob
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