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ati mobility 9700 and longhorn drivers - where can you find ones that work?

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    miamijjs

    ati and longhorn drivers  - where can you find ones that work?

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    Shining Arcanine

    There probably aren't any this early in Longhorn's development. Installing the latest version of the drivers from your computer's OEM for Windows XP (perhaps in Longhorn's Windows XP compatibility mode if there is compatibility mode for drivers) would probably be your best shot. Another possibility would be to install the Catalyst drivers. I read several comments on forums that stated that you could modify the inf to get it to install on laptops powered by ATI mobility.

    While there is no guarentee that either method would work, they are your best shot.

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    PeterF

    Well I guess they would need to have Longhorn ported drivers to get Avalon to work. Here at work the new Asus AX800Pro card (ATI X800) arrived for the Longhorn test machine, and the latest drivers don't show transparancy. Maybe something releasing Pre-Alpha ATI drivers for making the Longhorn Pre-Alpha more enjoyable? Wink

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    Shining Arcanine

    PeterF wrote:
    Well I guess they would need to have Longhorn ported drivers to get Avalon to work. Here at work the new Asus AX800Pro card (ATI X800) arrived for the Longhorn test machine, and the latest drivers don't show transparancy. Maybe something releasing Pre-Alpha ATI drivers for making the Longhorn Pre-Alpha more enjoyable? Wink


    Developing them at the same time helps ATI get Longhorn drivers out faster and helps Microsoft develop the hardware accelerated GUI.

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    miamijjs

    Thanks for the suggestions, its working now. Are the new effects in the 4074 and just not working due to my hardware or are they just not included? Also 3d gaming seems to studder on the audio side of things. I like it... can't wait for the real beta.

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    Shining Arcanine

    miamijjs wrote:
    Thanks for the suggestions, its working now. Are the new effects in the 4074 and just not working due to my hardware or are they just not included? Also 3d gaming seems to studder on the audio side of things. I like it... can't wait for the real beta.


    If I recall what I read on winsupersite.com, the hardware UI engine is not finished yet.

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