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Windows 7: Had Aero in RC, but not in Win7 Retail?

02 Mar 2010   #11
xile2010

windows 7
 
 

what video card is in your machine? if ATI get the latest catalist for your series

If Nvidia go to their website and use the scan my hardware feature. and select win 7 drivers not vista also make sure you get the 32bit or 64bit correct too.


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02 Mar 2010   #12
FZ21Z

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Or if like me going direct to NVIDIA doesn't work, use laptopvideo2go.com with a driver from there and a modded INF. (guide in my sig)
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02 Mar 2010   #13
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

There are two Radeon Mobility chipsets listed for that model -- neither of which has Win7 drivers.

The best that can be done for either is to download the legacy driver (as I had mentioned earlier) and install it win Vista compatiblity mode.
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02 Mar 2010   #14
xile2010

windows 7
 
 

Now I remember why I don't like ATI
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02 Mar 2010   #15
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xile2010 View Post
Now I remember why I don't like ATI
Really?
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03 Mar 2010   #16
xile2010

windows 7
 
 

yes just like my ATI TV Wonder card.. drivers never work.. no update for win 7, typical ATI
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03 Mar 2010   #17
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xile2010 View Post
yes just like my ATI TV Wonder card.. drivers never work.. no update for win 7, typical ATI
I'm not surprised ATI won't support old DirectX 9 hardware - why bother?
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03 Mar 2010   #18
xile2010

windows 7
 
 

considering it was bought last summer from a retail store.. they should. or pull it off the shelf
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03 Mar 2010   #19
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xile2010 View Post
considering it was bought last summer from a retail store.. they should. or pull it off the shelf
Your fault for not researching the card.
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04 Mar 2010   #20
xile2010

windows 7
 
 

well against the others that were available that was the best one.. but it works with media center in compatibility mode for Vista.

But the ATI media center is non compatable maybe it has to do with the Dx9 thing you were saying though I saw nothing of Dx in the documentation.
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