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Video driver issues on Win 7 RC

by pooky4 / June 14, 2009 9:13 AM PDT

I have an HP dv5135 notebook that I dual-booted with XP and Win 7 beta. I used Vista drivers on Win 7, and was able to gain use of all of my hardware. The video driver worked correctly and I gained the full 1280x800 resolution. Unfortunately, the same video driver is not working on Win 7 RC, so I'm stuck in a 1024x768 resolution on a widescreen monitor.

Is anyone familiar with a driver that will work on Win 7 for an ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Series video adapter? I have tried the XP and Vista versions directly from HP's website, along with the same from ATI/AMD's website.

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Not sure if you have one or can find one but
by Steven Haninger / June 14, 2009 10:23 AM PDT

what should work is to provide a driver for your monitor. It W7 set it up as a generic or the wrong device, it may limit your options. I was fortunate in that W7 recognized mine by name and model.

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I had the same iissue with Vista as my video driver
by orlbuckeye / June 15, 2009 12:25 AM PDT

worked for the Beta but didn't work with RC1. They fixed it in RTM.

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Glad to hear it...
by pooky4 / June 15, 2009 10:26 AM PDT

I hope so. I really want to be able to run Win 7 on this computer. The beta ran faster than XP. Thanks!

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