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Windows 7: 1800xt

29 Dec 2009   #1
liljoe

win 7
 
 
1800xt

its an older card but here's the prob.windows will not let me use the ATI drivers so how do i disable the default microsoft drivers that win 7 insist on using? 1800xt cards run very hot with out using the tray tools i have a new card on the way but i know im gunna run into the same problem


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29 Dec 2009   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello Joe, Welcome!

You need some drivers for your card, either ones you download from the manufacturer or the ones Windows find automatically. Chances are, the ones Windows finds will work fine, but if anything goes wrong, go to the manufacturer.

~Jonathan
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29 Dec 2009   #3
Fuzzbutts

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I've got an 1800GTO that is the same way. Real hot. Generally between 60 and 63C. I also have a newer card on the way. I don't want stellar performance but I would like to keep the graphics sub-system from crashing due to overheated card issues.
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29 Dec 2009   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You trying the latest Catalyst or this one,

ATI Catalyst? Legacy Display Driver

The legacy driver should work on your cards, I have it working on a second computer with a 1950 Pro in it and it works just fine.
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30 Dec 2009   #5
liljoe

win 7
 
 

i have tried both drivers neither one will take is there something i have to disable?
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