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ATI All-In-Wonder 9000 Pro: driver update error

by grimalkin / June 27, 2009 10:30 AM PDT

I am trying to install the updated driver kindly supplied by CNET. Everything went well until I tried the final file, the driver update itself. I then tried to uninstall then reinstall from the resource disks that came with my Dell Dimension 8300. I've had trouble reinstalling ATI before, so this was a last resort. The driver still won't update. The error message is:

"error installing iKernal.exec (0x10000)"

I know there is a way to overcome this, because I've done it in the past. I feel so brain dead now (we just moved, etc.), I really need some help.

I'm running XP Home SP 3. The ATI All-In-Wonder 9000 Pro came installed with my Dell in 2003. I have a Radeon 9800 graphics card, but that's about the extent of my comprehension. Any suggestions?

All help appreciated. Thanks!

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Is this an AGP card?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 27, 2009 10:40 AM PDT

If so I've had to use ATI's HOTFIX drivers since they no longer "support" AGP. Here's links about it ->

Be aware I might use some ATI driver cleaner first. Also if you have "protection" software installed, driver installs can fail.

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AGP? I dunno.
by grimalkin / June 27, 2009 11:02 AM PDT
In reply to: Is this an AGP card?

I haven't a clue what kind of card it is. This is what Belarc Advisor says:

All-In-Wonder RADEON 9000 Pro [Display adapter]
All-In-Wonder RADEON 9000 Pro Secondary [Display adapter]
DELL M992 [Monitor] (17.2"vis, s/n 4N73635RB8HV, May 2003)
Bus Adapters Multimedia
Creative Audigy Audio Processor (WDM)
SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio

I will try installing with the virus, spyware and firewall protection disabled. That might work.


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That's part of DIY support.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 27, 2009 12:12 PM PDT
In reply to: AGP? I dunno.

When you begin working on your car, you get to learn what is what.

I can almost bet it is AGP.

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Thanks, R Proffitt
by grimalkin / June 28, 2009 2:50 AM PDT

You are probably right. How do I determine? Also, what is a driver cleaner and can I find one for free here at CNET?

I still haven't attempted to work on this driver project, but I'll let you know, when and if I'm successful.

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Let's guess the words.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 28, 2009 9:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks, R Proffitt
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ATI is in the trash
by grimalkin / July 1, 2009 10:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Let's guess the words.

Had no luck, but thanks for the link to the driver cleaner thingy. I've uninstalled ATI All-In-Wonder from my system. Who needs TV anyway?

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