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#1 sicatrix

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Posted 22 May 2006 - 11:47 PM

I can't find a driver update for my laptop, I looked all over for it and can't find one. It is a ATI Mobility Radeon 9000. Can anyone find it?

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 12:21 AM

This should be the driver set you need.

https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default...ge&folderID=293
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Posted 23 May 2006 - 12:57 AM

So I download all 3 and install all 3 of them?

https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default...ge&folderID=293

not really sure because i never updated a video card before.

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 01:05 AM

This is the one.


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Posted 23 May 2006 - 01:27 AM

This link that your giving me doesn't show anything to download. The Radeon Mobility for notebooks doesnt have anything compatible. I downloaded that checker thingy and said not compatiable.

Can you tell me what exactly you looking up on the site, and what exactly to download? That would help.

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 01:42 AM

This is what I was referring to..

Catalyst 6.4 Windows XP - Motherboard/IGP Drivers

All three packets.
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Posted 23 May 2006 - 02:05 AM

This link isn't working for me either.

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 06:41 AM

Click on the following link. Select "Windows XP Drivers and Software". Next select "Notebooks with ATI Graphics". In the next window select "Catalyst Mobility 6.4 for Windows XP". Run the program to insure compatibility.


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Posted 23 May 2006 - 09:08 AM

Why not just have the member go thru Windows Update and choose the CUSTOM scan and then drivers on the left side. If there is any updates for the video card or anything else that is where they will be.

If the driver does not show up there then the member should go into display properties and delete the driver for the display adapter and exit and reboot the system and Windows will reinstall the driver again. :thumbsup:

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 09:11 AM

Because I did not think of that. That is an excellent idea thought.
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Posted 23 May 2006 - 06:54 PM

Click on the following link. Select "Windows XP Drivers and Software". Next select "Notebooks with ATI Graphics". In the next window select "Catalyst Mobility 6.4 for Windows XP". Run the program to insure compatibility.


https://support.ati.com/ics/support/default...ge&folderID=293


This one wasn't compatible. I ran the test and it doesn't work.

Why not just have the member go thru Windows Update and choose the CUSTOM scan and then drivers on the left side. If there is any updates for the video card or anything else that is where they will be.

If the driver does not show up there then the member should go into display properties and delete the driver for the display adapter and exit and reboot the system and Windows will reinstall the driver again.


And for this I tried going the the windows update but there was nothing for my driver to update with there. Well maybe another reason why the top one didn't work was that i dont have windows sp 2 installed yet. Deleting the driver from the display adapter will reinstall if i uninstall it? I get a message saying if I uninstall it, it will make my computer unstable so I just didn't do it. There was also a update driver button in that same spot but it asks me for a disk for my video card but I never got a disk for the video card when I bought the laptop? Huh.

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 07:03 PM

What is the make and model of your laptop?
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Posted 23 May 2006 - 07:28 PM

It's an alienware laptop ahhh, not sure wat kind.

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Posted 23 May 2006 - 07:42 PM

It should be listed somewhere on the laptop...look at the bottom of the laptop to see if it is listed.
You should be able to find a driver for your laptop on the Alienware website.
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Posted 23 May 2006 - 08:34 PM

If you can't find it that way, try downloading Everest Home Edition version 1.51 (which is the last freeware version that includes the software module which lists all software installed on your computer and provides all the license key numbers a great tool which has been deleted from all successive freeware versions).

Download here:
http://www.oldversion.com

It may give you a clickable link to the drivers you need.




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