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Geck-o-Lizard
11-07-08, 22:10
ATI Radeon X1950 Pro (AGP)

I can't install any drivers for this card later than Catalyst 7.10. I get a 640x480 16-colour display, and I'm told that the drivers were made for a previous version of windows, which is ********.

I'm running XP Pro SP2, trying to install the XP Pro driver, and it fails for any version of Catalyst from 7.11 through 8.6.

Any ideas what might be wrong? :confused:

tampi
12-07-08, 00:42
Can you instal only the drivers??? Without the catalyst??? (or that huge control panel that they use)
I always had problems with the Catalyst control center:confused:, then I only instaled the drivers.

spikejones
12-07-08, 00:47
probably for the same reason that the ATI Radeon 9250 will only run on Catalyst drivers up to version 6.11. The newer versions simply do not support that card.

Are you downloading from here (http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx?p=xp/radeonx-xp) though? If so, they should work.

EscondeR
12-07-08, 08:02
Grace, try uninstalling previous drivers completely (and Catalyst CC also).
Use the link above to update.

Geck-o-Lizard
12-07-08, 15:07
probably for the same reason that the ATI Radeon 9250 will only run on Catalyst drivers up to version 6.11. The newer versions simply do not support that card.

Are you downloading from here (http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx?p=xp/radeonx-xp) though? If so, they should work.

Yeah that's the one I downloaded yesterday.

Esconder - will try that now...

EscondeR
12-07-08, 15:13
Grace, if you have troubles killing old Catalyst, use Catalyst Uninstaller (http://www.tombraiderhub.com/download/cat-uninstaller.zip) :)

Geck-o-Lizard
12-07-08, 15:14
Ooh thanks. I'll use that :)

spikejones
12-07-08, 15:20
or use this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301

if the above does not work. (it's what I had to use to completely remove all ATI software).

Geck-o-Lizard
12-07-08, 15:44
Whoo. Catalyst 8.6 now installed. :jmp: Thanks you two. :D

EscondeR
12-07-08, 15:50
:tmb:

spikejones
12-07-08, 15:59
^Ditto!