i followed these steps to the very last detail and wound up having to use a system restore because i didnt have a working driver after sweeping them out. http://xfxsupport.info/downloads/ATI-Driver-installation-Troubleshooting.pdf is what they sent me. i have tried using a driver sweeper, tried SEVERAL different sites for the correct drivers. You get the driver only on the Individual Downloads tab on the link sent earlier. have a peek here
ALL have given me the same issue...during installation of the driver display drops to 1024x768, then drops to 800x600 then completely stops displaying. jdb4lfeJul 14, 2011, 10:40 AM yes i've downloaded directly from amd, i've tried the drivers from everywhere and i get the same thing. im hoping the team here at tom's can help me. jdb4lfeJul 17, 2011, 6:36 AM re-read my first post, i've done everything it tells me to do there. find more
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yes i have done a complete sweep, i spent 80 bucks on pc security software and it cleans all that nonsense out. i was told that it might be being caused by corrupt system files. when i update the drivers my video card goes off and doesnt work right again until i reboot in safe mode and roll the drivers back. Ask !
also tried just the driver i always have the same issue, no matter what direction i come from. Bump postshttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/283384-33-read-first Ask a new question Read More Radeon Drivers Graphics Related Resources ATI HD 5850 Driver Update Issues Which is the best driver for radeon 9500 windows 7 Can install just trying to get extra options before i attempt doing this. i ran through xfx's troubleshooting guide for display issues (this is where i used the driver sweeper).
Get the answer COLGeekJul 14, 2011, 10:45 AM Have you tried installing only the driver and not Catalyst Suite? Catalyst driver won’t install on my PC Radeon 5750 Display Driver Stopped Responding Amd catalyst won't update(stuck at installation) Radeon HD 6450 Catalyst 12.3 > 12.4/12.6 update fail Can't open Catalyst i have even contacted xfx through a tech support ticket and they told me they didn't know what my problem was. i've done everything short of a complete system recovery that deletes any and all files on my hard drive and reapplying my OS.
Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories GPU HIERARCHY CPU HIERARCHY Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's IT Pro Login|Sign my current driver is 8.791.0.0 and i cant update to ANY other driver or my card will just go off. upon installation of the new drivers, the display resets itself to 1024x768, then drops to 800x600, then stops displaying. fan still running on card when this happens, but i have to reboot and reset drivers to get it work again.
All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices navigate here i haven't gotten any responses, even with bumps, in 3 or 4 months lol. if someone could help me out, it would be wonderful because i know there have been tweaks and updates done for my card and i am unable to play some games jdb4lfeJul 24, 2011, 11:21 PM one week later, just hoping for some other possiblities before i attempt a clean reinstall of my OS.... *bump* MousemonkeyJul 24, 2011, 11:25 PM Don't...
the card stays running, but stops displaying on all ports. just to reiterate what i said before, i've followed the exact steps on that troubelshooting pdf (to keep ppl from telling me to follow it), i've tried installing just the driver, i cant seem to update my drivers for my video card. http://tbapplication.com/ati-driver/ati-driver-installation-cd-version-9-25.html