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Windows 7: Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7

27 Apr 2011   #1401
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dkizerod View Post
Why does it take them so long to add latest drivers on update?
Just a guess, but maybe they figure there will be less complaining should there be a problem if they don't appear to be "pushing" them on anyone.


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28 Apr 2011   #1402
neo101

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

After the failure of 11.2 & 11.3

Catalyst + 11.4 FAIL now Works!


(Update)
With Microsoft balls-ups of last two months of 'security/other updates' for these motherboards which have slowed the system down and caused game crashes/non starting - have gone back to 11.1 as they are known working!

For unreliability - Win 7 is back to when I first got it shortly after launch.
All the crashes and mouse freezes are back again!

Update#2
I went back to a system restore 1st Feb and then reinstalled 2 months of M/soft updates in ordered, smaller chunks (rebooting in between downloads).

Had a hunch to try out the 32bit 11.4 PCI-e drivers (with AGP card) and for the first time ever, they detected the Graphic card & loaded straight on!

So 11.4 drivers do work on Socket A/AGP 4670 (but not the AGP "HOTFIX" drivers - That's ATi programmers for you!)

All crashes have stopped for now too
(after getting rid of Intellipoint 8.1 update which was causing mouse/screen problems)
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28 Apr 2011   #1403
xXSevenXx

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit
 
 

Installed
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28 Apr 2011   #1404
Toby91

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

I just get a message under installation saying "Install failure, Install package failure" I get that failure on both 11.2, 3 and now on 11.4 how can i get rid of that message and install the driver normally? I have an Radeon 5870 and win7 x64
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28 Apr 2011   #1405
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

i never bother with ccc (i prefer ati tray tools), i just download the driver.

anyway, wouldn't it be nice if you could download 'just' the driver, and not other bloat along with it.

Latest AMD Catalyst Video Driver for Windows 7-bloat.png

and why squeeze the columns like that - there's plenty of blank space on the right.

and why does the install manager (basically just an uninstaller afaik) need to be upgraded every month?

then the installer leaves files scattered around the place* - why can't it unzip the necessary setup files into the standard temp folder, then delete them when it's done?

* c:\ati\support
c:\program files\ati\cim\blah blah
c:\program files\ati technologies
maybe elsewhere too

[/grumble]


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28 Apr 2011   #1406
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

...and there's more!

[grumble]

then i've got to go and disable the 'amd external events' service again.

[/moan moan]
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28 Apr 2011   #1407
outlawed

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
...and there's more!

[grumble]

then i've got to go and disable the 'amd external events' service again.

[/moan moan]
Still have no idea what exactly the AMD External Events service does, nor did I ever figure out what the AMD Reservation Manager did on Catalyst 11.3 (11.4 removes AMD RM service).

Wish AMD would provide some documentation on the services they stick into their stuff.
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28 Apr 2011   #1408
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

the external events doodah is to do with hotkeys that you can set up to change screen res etc - i think.

i'm too lazy right now to google and check it...
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29 Apr 2011   #1409
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

April 29, 2011

11.4c
hotfix drivers released.


information   Information

AMD Catalyst™ Driver 11.4c Hotfix Feature:
Resolves intermittent flickering issues seen in the following applications in a system using an AMD Radeon™ HD 6600 series graphics card with DDR3 memory and running in DirectX® 9 mode:

  • Civilization 5
  • Dead Rising 2
  • Fallout 3
  • Mafia 2
  • NBA 2010
  • ShenGuiChuanQi
  • Starcraft 2
  • Warcraft III
  • World of Warcraft
AMD Catalyst
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29 Apr 2011   #1410
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I skipped 11.3 and decided to try 11.4 and here comes a hot fix. I give up. I don't understand the big rush with AMD to release so many drives and then have to do a hot fix. It looks like they could do a little more testing.

Jim
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