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Ati Mobility Radeon Xpress 200 Vista Driver Help Please!


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#1 yorocco7

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Posted 08 May 2008 - 12:06 PM

I recently Upgraded my Laptop from XP home to Vista Business
I was noticing that when my Laptop is connected to an Ext. Monitor the
resolution doesn't seem so good. I was wondering,

(Monitor Specs: 21" .20mm pitch-1600x1200max res)

1) Since I upgraded do I need to get any upgraded drives for my Display?
2) What are "ATI releases Catalyst drivers for Vista"?
Filename: ATI_catalyst_8-31-100-3-2-1_vista32-64_rtm.exe
3) Should I get one? If so which?
4) Any suggestions on how to maximize my system?

Here are the Specs of my laptop:
Toshiba satelite L25

Celeron M- 1.5 G
RAM: 2.0 G
OS: 32-bit

Video: ATI MOBILITY RADEON XPRESS 200.
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I often connect my older XP desktop to this same Monitor. Its using Nvidia card.
I DL some drivers for it and it has some cool setting interfaces to tweak the display.
It just seems to be more powerful. I get a ton more resolution setting w/ the Nvidia unit.
The picture clarity & crispness in a lot better. Thats what got me thinking I might be missing
some type of ATI Driver of Tweaking software. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!
Acer 5738Z - Pent.Dual Core T4200 2.0GHz - 4.00GB RAM - 64-Bit Vista Biz & Win7 Pro -Latest Moz.F.F. & T.B.- Avast!

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 09 May 2008 - 07:09 PM

What are "ATI releases Catalyst drivers for Vista"?

Should be for the Catalyst Control Center, I think. Where did you find those?
I was on ATI's site and couldn't find any vista drivers for your model. The lowest they went was an xpress 300
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