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Unable To Install ATI Display Driver

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by DaffyD®, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. DaffyD®

    DaffyD® Flightless Bird

    I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD. The
    problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error message that
    the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter installed on my
    system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display adapter--or is that
    hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current display driver because I'm
    not sure how to get it back into the system if things go wrong. What's the
    best way to handle this?
    --
    DaffyD® ( : []=

    If I knew where I was I'd be there now.



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  2. Paul

    Paul Flightless Bird

    DaffyD® wrote:
    > I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    > it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD. The
    > problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error message that
    > the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter installed on my
    > system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display adapter--or is that
    > hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current display driver because I'm
    > not sure how to get it back into the system if things go wrong. What's the
    > best way to handle this?


    So you started on a web page like this ?

    http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx

    In the middle menu, I see an item "Integrated/Motherboard", which
    would be a built-in IGP (integrated graphics processor, your chipset
    graphics). The fun part with ATI, would be selecting the correct entry
    from the column on the right. If you can't figure that out, post some
    info about your machine or its motherboard. The motherboard manual
    may identify what the internal graphics module's name is.

    Once you get the right driver, a line in an INF file in the
    driver package, will match the VEN/DEV/Subsys of your actual
    hardware, and then the driver will install without complaining.

    A video card install consists of a number of components. Each package
    is usually clever enough to complain if its dependencies aren't met.

    1) Chipset drivers (good if you have an AGP slot for a plug-in video card).
    2) The ATI driver. You can get just the driver separately if you want.
    ATI CCC Catalyst Control panel. The larger package bundles the two together.
    3) DirectX9 (or whatever minimum DirectX the driver needs).
    Can be downloaded from Microsoft. Or the driver CD may have a copy.
    4) .NET 2.0 (used by CCC, not needed if you just used the driver)
    Chances are, the CCC install stage will complain if .NET isn't there.
    .NET is available from Microsoft. The driver CD for the motherboard
    may come with the minimal file to solve that problem.

    If you were setting up an HDMI connection from the video card to
    the display device (LCD TV with speakers), you might want to install
    an audio-over-MDMI driver. ATI has one of those as well. I consider
    that a separate issue, from getting the video working. Not all
    vintages of ATI video solutions would do audio like that. And the
    documentation may be wanting, when it comes to explaining you have
    the feature.

    Paul
     
  3. DaffyD®

    DaffyD® Flightless Bird

    I've seen that page. None of the integrated motherboard drivers match what I
    have on my machine.
    The motherboard is an Intel D850EMVR and the installed display driver is the
    ATI Rage 128 Pro Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation) driver version
    6.13.10.5019. Under the Legacy catagory, the Rage 128 Pro driver 6.13.3279
    listed is the one I'm trying to install. Any help you can give me will be
    appreciated.

    "Paul" <nospam@needed.com> wrote in message
    news:hihbjb$svt$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    > DaffyD® wrote:
    >> I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    >> it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.
    >> The problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error
    >> message that the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter
    >> installed on my system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display
    >> adapter--or is that hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current
    >> display driver because I'm not sure how to get it back into the system if
    >> things go wrong. What's the best way to handle this?

    >
    > So you started on a web page like this ?
    >
    > http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx
    >
    > In the middle menu, I see an item "Integrated/Motherboard", which
    > would be a built-in IGP (integrated graphics processor, your chipset
    > graphics). The fun part with ATI, would be selecting the correct entry
    > from the column on the right. If you can't figure that out, post some
    > info about your machine or its motherboard. The motherboard manual
    > may identify what the internal graphics module's name is.
    >
    > Once you get the right driver, a line in an INF file in the
    > driver package, will match the VEN/DEV/Subsys of your actual
    > hardware, and then the driver will install without complaining.
    >
    > A video card install consists of a number of components. Each package
    > is usually clever enough to complain if its dependencies aren't met.
    >
    > 1) Chipset drivers (good if you have an AGP slot for a plug-in video
    > card).
    > 2) The ATI driver. You can get just the driver separately if you want.
    > ATI CCC Catalyst Control panel. The larger package bundles the two
    > together.
    > 3) DirectX9 (or whatever minimum DirectX the driver needs).
    > Can be downloaded from Microsoft. Or the driver CD may have a copy.
    > 4) .NET 2.0 (used by CCC, not needed if you just used the driver)
    > Chances are, the CCC install stage will complain if .NET isn't there.
    > .NET is available from Microsoft. The driver CD for the motherboard
    > may come with the minimal file to solve that problem.
    >
    > If you were setting up an HDMI connection from the video card to
    > the display device (LCD TV with speakers), you might want to install
    > an audio-over-MDMI driver. ATI has one of those as well. I consider
    > that a separate issue, from getting the video working. Not all
    > vintages of ATI video solutions would do audio like that. And the
    > documentation may be wanting, when it comes to explaining you have
    > the feature.
    >
    > Paul
    >
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    >
    >




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  4. RJK

    RJK Flightless Bird

    "DaffyD®" <daffyd@woohoo.com> wrote in message
    news:%23Cl4kr1kKHA.6096@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    >it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.
    >The problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error message
    >that the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter installed
    >on my system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display adapter--or is
    >that hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current display driver
    >because I'm not sure how to get it back into the system if things go wrong.
    >What's the best way to handle this?
    > --
    > DaffyD® ( : []=
    >
    > If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >
    >
    > __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus
    > signature database 4762 (20100111) __________
    >
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    >
    > http://www.eset.com
    >


    I bought an ATI graphics card amny years ago, and there were several
    stickers, on chips, with long numbers,... and one had to collect these
    numbers, in order to match ATI drivers to the particular version of the same
    model card, ...if you see what I mean. So, I dumped ATI and have used
    Nvidia for years, ..MUCH simpler affair downloading and installing drivers.
    ....Though, ...Nvidia driver downloads suck, in that older drivers specified
    as being contained in a particular download, often are not in the specified
    download install file at all !!!

    regards, Richard
     
  5. Jose

    Jose Flightless Bird

    On Jan 12, 2:43 am, "DaffyD " <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    > I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    > it.  The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.. The
    > problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error message that
    > the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter installed onmy
    > system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display adapter--or is that
    > hardware?  I don't want to uninstall the current display driver becauseI'm
    > not sure how to get it back into the system if things go wrong. What's the
    > best way to handle this?
    > --
    > DaffyD ( : []=
    >
    > If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >
    > __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus signature database 4762 (20100111) __________
    >
    > The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
    >
    > http://www.eset.com


    Click Start, Run and in the box enter:

    msinfo32

    Click OK, and when the System Summary info appears, click Edit, Select
    All, Copy and then paste
    the information back here.

    There will be some personal information (like System Name and User
    Name), and whatever appears to
    be private information to you, just delete it from the pasted
    information.

    Then expand the Components, click Display, click Edit, Select All,
    Copy and then paste the information back here.
     
  6. SC Tom

    SC Tom Flightless Bird

    "DaffyD®" <daffyd@woohoo.com> wrote in message
    news:%23Cl4kr1kKHA.6096@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    >it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.
    >The problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error message
    >that the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter installed
    >on my system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display adapter--or is
    >that hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current display driver
    >because I'm not sure how to get it back into the system if things go wrong.
    >What's the best way to handle this?
    > --
    > DaffyD® ( : []=
    >
    > If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >
    >
    > __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus
    > signature database 4762 (20100111) __________
    >
    > The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
    >
    > http://www.eset.com
    >
    >
    >


    If you have an onboard video card, you should be getting the driver package
    from your PC/motherboard manufacturer. Trying to install one from ATI's site
    is a lesson in frustration and futility (been there, done that, got the hat,
    t-shirt and coffee mug). Odds are, it's not going to work as it should.
    NEVER download and install hardware video drivers from Microsoft (another
    lesson in FAF). If you have the original driver CD/DVD that came with your
    PC/MB, uninstall the driver you have on it now, reboot, and reinstall the
    original. Then go out to the manufacturer's site and get the latest for your
    operating system. If there are no updates, then you are either stuck with
    the older driver for an out-dated card, or you can buy a newer, faster card
    to install. Occasionally, you can get hacked drivers from places like Omega
    Drivers http://www.omegadrivers.net/ati.php but I haven't had a heck of a
    lot of luck with them, either.
    --
    SC Tom
     
  7. Paul

    Paul Flightless Bird

    DaffyD® wrote:
    > I've seen that page. None of the integrated motherboard drivers match what I
    > have on my machine.
    > The motherboard is an Intel D850EMVR and the installed display driver is the
    > ATI Rage 128 Pro Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation) driver version
    > 6.13.10.5019. Under the Legacy catagory, the Rage 128 Pro driver 6.13.3279
    > listed is the one I'm trying to install. Any help you can give me will be
    > appreciated.


    That motherboard doesn't have integrated graphics.

    http://downloadmirror.intel.com/15336/eng/D850EMD2_D850EMV2_QuickRefGuide03.pdf

    Picture shows it has an AGP slot.

    http://twojepc.pl/html/pentium4_3_06/mobo1.jpg

    So you were installing the top driver from here ? This would be for
    an AGP video card like the Rage 128 Pro.

    http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/legacy-xp.aspx

    *******

    There are various utilities that can identify cards. For example, the
    free version of Lavalys Everest would be a start.

    http://majorgeeks.com/download4181.html

    Install that, run it, look under Devices : PCI Devices and your AGP
    video card should be listed. Click on the video card entry under
    "Device Description". Then, look down at "Field" and "Value". Look
    at "Device ID". I have an ATI AGP video card and it is 1002-4E68
    (Radeon 9800 Pro). 1002 stands for ATI. In an INF file, they can be
    written like this. The first field indicates what bus it is on.
    AGP is a superset of PCI, in terms of protocols.

    PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4E68

    If I look in C:/WINDOWS\inf right now, and do a text search on 4E68
    I get a hit in this file. So this would be the Microsoft driver
    installed by default, when 4E68 was detected during the install
    of my copy of WinXP SP3.

    ATIIXPAG.INF

    ati2mtag_R350, PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_4E68

    The VEN/DEV codes are informally stored here, and you can see there are
    a large number of variations on "Rage" from ATI in here.

    http://pciids.sourceforge.net/pci.ids

    1002 ATI Technologies Inc
    ....
    5446 Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF

    If the above ATI installer won't install, then perhaps you can
    refine your identification a bit. The installer checks VEN/DEV/Subsys
    before installing. See if you can get some VEN/DEV/Subsys info
    and perhaps a search on those values will dig up leads on
    another installer.

    Paul

    >
    > "Paul" <nospam@needed.com> wrote in message
    > news:hihbjb$svt$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    >> DaffyD® wrote:
    >>> I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    >>> it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.
    >>> The problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error
    >>> message that the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter
    >>> installed on my system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display
    >>> adapter--or is that hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current
    >>> display driver because I'm not sure how to get it back into the system if
    >>> things go wrong. What's the best way to handle this?

    >> So you started on a web page like this ?
    >>
    >> http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx
    >>
    >> In the middle menu, I see an item "Integrated/Motherboard", which
    >> would be a built-in IGP (integrated graphics processor, your chipset
    >> graphics). The fun part with ATI, would be selecting the correct entry
    >> from the column on the right. If you can't figure that out, post some
    >> info about your machine or its motherboard. The motherboard manual
    >> may identify what the internal graphics module's name is.
    >>
    >> Once you get the right driver, a line in an INF file in the
    >> driver package, will match the VEN/DEV/Subsys of your actual
    >> hardware, and then the driver will install without complaining.
    >>
    >> A video card install consists of a number of components. Each package
    >> is usually clever enough to complain if its dependencies aren't met.
    >>
    >> 1) Chipset drivers (good if you have an AGP slot for a plug-in video
    >> card).
    >> 2) The ATI driver. You can get just the driver separately if you want.
    >> ATI CCC Catalyst Control panel. The larger package bundles the two
    >> together.
    >> 3) DirectX9 (or whatever minimum DirectX the driver needs).
    >> Can be downloaded from Microsoft. Or the driver CD may have a copy.
    >> 4) .NET 2.0 (used by CCC, not needed if you just used the driver)
    >> Chances are, the CCC install stage will complain if .NET isn't there.
    >> .NET is available from Microsoft. The driver CD for the motherboard
    >> may come with the minimal file to solve that problem.
    >>
    >> If you were setting up an HDMI connection from the video card to
    >> the display device (LCD TV with speakers), you might want to install
    >> an audio-over-MDMI driver. ATI has one of those as well. I consider
    >> that a separate issue, from getting the video working. Not all
    >> vintages of ATI video solutions would do audio like that. And the
    >> documentation may be wanting, when it comes to explaining you have
    >> the feature.
    >>
    >> Paul
     
  8. DaffyD®

    DaffyD® Flightless Bird

    Here's the info. I deleted the System and User Names alsong with some other
    info.


    OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
    OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    System Manufacturer D850MV
    System Model MV85010A
    System Type X86-based PC
    Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2407 Mhz
    BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.86A.0057.P20.0210251634, 10/25/2002
    SMBIOS Version 2.3
    Windows Directory C:/WINDOWS
    System Directory C:/WINDOWS\system32
    Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
    Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    Available Physical Memory 46.86 MB
    Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    Page File Space 1.22 GB
    Page File C:/pagefile.sys

    Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B&REV_00\4&36560896&0&0008
    Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc. compatible
    Adapter Description RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    Adapter RAM 32.00 MB (33,554,432 bytes)
    Installed Drivers ati2dvaa.dll
    Driver Version 5.1.2600.0
    INF File atiixpaa.inf (ati2mtaa section)
    Color Planes 1
    Color Table Entries 4294967296
    Resolution 1024 x 768 x 60 hertz
    Bits/Pixel 32
    Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    I/O Port 0x0000C800-0x0000C8FF
    Memory Address 0xFF8FC000-0xFF8FFFFF
    IRQ Channel IRQ 16
    I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF




    "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:3e1495ce-f46b-43b5-abe7-547c6e06c9e3@l30g2000yqb.googlegroups.com...
    On Jan 12, 2:43 am, "DaffyD " <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    > I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    > it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.
    > The
    > problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error message
    > that
    > the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter installed on
    > my
    > system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display adapter--or is that
    > hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current display driver because I'm
    > not sure how to get it back into the system if things go wrong. What's the
    > best way to handle this?
    > --
    > DaffyD ( : []=
    >
    > If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >
    > __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus
    > signature database 4762 (20100111) __________
    >
    > The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
    >
    > http://www.eset.com


    Click Start, Run and in the box enter:

    msinfo32

    Click OK, and when the System Summary info appears, click Edit, Select
    All, Copy and then paste
    the information back here.

    There will be some personal information (like System Name and User
    Name), and whatever appears to
    be private information to you, just delete it from the pasted
    information.

    Then expand the Components, click Display, click Edit, Select All,
    Copy and then paste the information back here.


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    database 4770 (20100114) __________

    The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.

    http://www.eset.com





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  9. DaffyD®

    DaffyD® Flightless Bird

    "SC Tom" <sc@tom.net> wrote in message
    news:-O6FXBZ6kKHA.5520@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    >
    > "DaffyD®" <daffyd@woohoo.com> wrote in message
    > news:%23Cl4kr1kKHA.6096@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    >>it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.
    >>The problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error
    >>message that the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter
    >>installed on my system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display
    >>adapter--or is that hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current
    >>display driver because I'm not sure how to get it back into the system if
    >>things go wrong. What's the best way to handle this?
    >> --
    >> DaffyD® ( : []=
    >>
    >> If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >>
    >>
    >> __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus
    >> signature database 4762 (20100111) __________
    >>
    >> The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
    >>
    >> http://www.eset.com
    >>
    >>
    >>

    >
    > If you have an onboard video card, you should be getting the driver
    > package from your PC/motherboard manufacturer. Trying to install one from
    > ATI's site is a lesson in frustration and futility (been there, done that,
    > got the hat, t-shirt and coffee mug). Odds are, it's not going to work as
    > it should. NEVER download and install hardware video drivers from
    > Microsoft (another lesson in FAF). If you have the original driver CD/DVD
    > that came with your PC/MB, uninstall the driver you have on it now,
    > reboot, and reinstall the original. Then go out to the manufacturer's site
    > and get the latest for your operating system. If there are no updates,
    > then you are either stuck with the older driver for an out-dated card, or
    > you can buy a newer, faster card to install. Occasionally, you can get
    > hacked drivers from places like Omega Drivers
    > http://www.omegadrivers.net/ati.php but I haven't had a heck of a lot of
    > luck with them, either.
    > --
    > SC Tom


    >I have a feeling that my experience will mirror yours. Unfortunately, I got
    >the computer for free from my office so there is no PC/MB. All I have is
    >the Windows XP CD.

    --
    DaffyD® ( : []=

    If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >




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  10. Jose

    Jose Flightless Bird

    On Jan 14, 6:52 am, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    > Here's the info. I deleted the System and User Names alsong with some other
    > info.
    >
    > OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    > Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
    > OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    > System Manufacturer D850MV
    > System Model MV85010A
    > System Type X86-based PC
    > Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2407 Mhz
    > BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.86A.0057.P20.0210251634, 10/25/2002
    > SMBIOS Version 2.3
    > Windows Directory C:/WINDOWS
    > System Directory C:/WINDOWS\system32
    > Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    > Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
    > Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    > Available Physical Memory 46.86 MB
    > Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    > Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    > Page File Space 1.22 GB
    > Page File C:/pagefile.sys
    >
    > Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B&REV_00\4&36560896&0&0008
    > Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc. compatible
    > Adapter Description RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > Adapter RAM 32.00 MB (33,554,432 bytes)
    > Installed Drivers ati2dvaa.dll
    > Driver Version 5.1.2600.0
    > INF File atiixpaa.inf (ati2mtaa section)
    > Color Planes 1
    > Color Table Entries 4294967296
    > Resolution 1024 x 768 x 60 hertz
    > Bits/Pixel 32
    > Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    > I/O Port 0x0000C800-0x0000C8FF
    > Memory Address 0xFF8FC000-0xFF8FFFFF
    > IRQ Channel IRQ 16
    > I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    > I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    > Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF
    >


    That is good info.

    Here is all I could find so far and and it is not very helpful to me,
    but maybe somebody else can read it and offer some ideas. You may
    have to pull the video card and see what the printing says to see if
    any of these apply.

    Is the card itself branded with some manufacturer name and just built
    with ATI components?

    http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticle...rVideoDriverNotFoundErrorAppearsWhenInst.aspx

    I'll look around some more.

    Are you having some issue that compels you to want to install this new
    driver?
     
  11. SC Tom

    SC Tom Flightless Bird

    "DaffyD®" <daffyd@woohoo.com> wrote in message
    news:%23AZWhCRlKHA.2164@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    > "SC Tom" <sc@tom.net> wrote in message
    > news:-O6FXBZ6kKHA.5520@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
    >>
    >> "DaffyD®" <daffyd@woohoo.com> wrote in message
    >> news:%23Cl4kr1kKHA.6096@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>>I have an onboard video card and would like to install the ATI driver for
    >>>it. The current driver is supplied by Microsoft from the Windows XP CD.
    >>>The problem is, when I try to install the ATI driver I get an error
    >>>message that the display driver isn't compatible with the display adapter
    >>>installed on my system. How do I fix this? Do I uninstall the display
    >>>adapter--or is that hardware? I don't want to uninstall the current
    >>>display driver because I'm not sure how to get it back into the system if
    >>>things go wrong. What's the best way to handle this?
    >>> --
    >>> DaffyD® ( : []=
    >>>
    >>> If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >>>
    >>>
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    >>>

    >>
    >> If you have an onboard video card, you should be getting the driver
    >> package from your PC/motherboard manufacturer. Trying to install one from
    >> ATI's site is a lesson in frustration and futility (been there, done
    >> that, got the hat, t-shirt and coffee mug). Odds are, it's not going to
    >> work as it should. NEVER download and install hardware video drivers from
    >> Microsoft (another lesson in FAF). If you have the original driver CD/DVD
    >> that came with your PC/MB, uninstall the driver you have on it now,
    >> reboot, and reinstall the original. Then go out to the manufacturer's
    >> site and get the latest for your operating system. If there are no
    >> updates, then you are either stuck with the older driver for an out-dated
    >> card, or you can buy a newer, faster card to install. Occasionally, you
    >> can get hacked drivers from places like Omega Drivers
    >> http://www.omegadrivers.net/ati.php but I haven't had a heck of a lot of
    >> luck with them, either.
    >> --
    >> SC Tom

    >
    >>I have a feeling that my experience will mirror yours. Unfortunately, I
    >>got the computer for free from my office so there is no PC/MB. All I have
    >>is the Windows XP CD.

    > --
    > DaffyD® ( : []=
    >
    > If I knew where I was I'd be there now.
    >>


    I'm assuming you mean "no PC/MB manual." If there were no PC or MB, this
    discussion would be moot ;-)
    Look on the PC and see who the manufacturer is like Dell, HP, Compaq, etc.,
    and the model number. If it's not on the front, look on the sides, back, or
    even underneath and see if there's a sticker with this information. If it's
    a no-name, you can use a program such as SIW http://www.gtopala.com/ or
    Belarc Advisor http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html to find out the
    motherboard manufacturer, model, revision, etc. Both are very useful tools
    for finding out hardware and software information.
    --
    SC Tom
     
  12. SC Tom

    SC Tom Flightless Bird

    "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:cc0c7a61-c021-4b9a-bb89-8ef3667b7f72@h9g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    On Jan 14, 6:52 am, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    > Here's the info. I deleted the System and User Names alsong with some
    > other
    > info.
    >
    > OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    > Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
    > OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    > System Manufacturer D850MV
    > System Model MV85010A
    > System Type X86-based PC
    > Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2407 Mhz
    > BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.86A.0057.P20.0210251634, 10/25/2002
    > SMBIOS Version 2.3
    > Windows Directory C:/WINDOWS
    > System Directory C:/WINDOWS\system32
    > Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    > Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
    > Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    > Available Physical Memory 46.86 MB
    > Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    > Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    > Page File Space 1.22 GB
    > Page File C:/pagefile.sys
    >
    > Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > PNP Device ID
    > PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B&REV_00\4&36560896&0&0008
    > Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    > compatible
    > Adapter Description RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > Adapter RAM 32.00 MB (33,554,432 bytes)
    > Installed Drivers ati2dvaa.dll
    > Driver Version 5.1.2600.0
    > INF File atiixpaa.inf (ati2mtaa section)
    > Color Planes 1
    > Color Table Entries 4294967296
    > Resolution 1024 x 768 x 60 hertz
    > Bits/Pixel 32
    > Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    > I/O Port 0x0000C800-0x0000C8FF
    > Memory Address 0xFF8FC000-0xFF8FFFFF
    > IRQ Channel IRQ 16
    > I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    > I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    > Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF
    >


    That is good info.

    Here is all I could find so far and and it is not very helpful to me,
    but maybe somebody else can read it and offer some ideas. You may
    have to pull the video card and see what the printing says to see if
    any of these apply.

    Is the card itself branded with some manufacturer name and just built
    with ATI components?

    http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticle...rVideoDriverNotFoundErrorAppearsWhenInst.aspx

    I'll look around some more.

    Are you having some issue that compels you to want to install this new
    driver?
    ===========

    Part of the problem from what I can see on this is that MS is seeing it as
    > Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)


    and it's also being seen as
    > Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    > compatible


    The "compatible" line leads me to believe it is an onboard video chip, which
    I think is what the OP originally stated. Trying to load a driver from the
    ATI site can be frustrating since they rarely work for onboard video. Plus
    there is a conflict in what MS sees it as- Ultra GL AGP, Pro II, or PCI
    card?
    --
    SC Tom
     
  13. DaffyD®

    DaffyD® Flightless Bird

    "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:cc0c7a61-c021-4b9a-bb89-8ef3667b7f72@h9g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    On Jan 14, 6:52 am, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    > Here's the info. I deleted the System and User Names alsong with some
    > other
    > info.
    >
    > OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    > Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
    > OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    > System Manufacturer D850MV
    > System Model MV85010A
    > System Type X86-based PC
    > Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2407 Mhz
    > BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.86A.0057.P20.0210251634, 10/25/2002
    > SMBIOS Version 2.3
    > Windows Directory C:/WINDOWS
    > System Directory C:/WINDOWS\system32
    > Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    > Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
    > Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    > Available Physical Memory 46.86 MB
    > Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    > Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    > Page File Space 1.22 GB
    > Page File C:/pagefile.sys
    >
    > Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > PNP Device ID
    > PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B&REV_00\4&36560896&0&0008
    > Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    > compatible
    > Adapter Description RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > Adapter RAM 32.00 MB (33,554,432 bytes)
    > Installed Drivers ati2dvaa.dll
    > Driver Version 5.1.2600.0
    > INF File atiixpaa.inf (ati2mtaa section)
    > Color Planes 1
    > Color Table Entries 4294967296
    > Resolution 1024 x 768 x 60 hertz
    > Bits/Pixel 32
    > Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    > I/O Port 0x0000C800-0x0000C8FF
    > Memory Address 0xFF8FC000-0xFF8FFFFF
    > IRQ Channel IRQ 16
    > I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    > I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    > Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF
    >


    That is good info.

    Here is all I could find so far and and it is not very helpful to me,
    but maybe somebody else can read it and offer some ideas. You may
    have to pull the video card and see what the printing says to see if
    any of these apply.

    Is the card itself branded with some manufacturer name and just built
    with ATI components?

    http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticle...rVideoDriverNotFoundErrorAppearsWhenInst.aspx

    I'll look around some more.

    Are you having some issue that compels you to want to install this new
    driver?

    I saw this page in my research. In my case, I think the video adapter is a
    chipset instead of being an expansion card. I'd have to pry the cover off
    the box to check for sure. It may seem silly, but the only reason I'm trying
    to do this is that I miss the ATI icon in the taskbar that makes it easier
    to access the display control panel to make changes. It was on this machine
    when I was running Windows 2000 SP4 but when I upgraded to Windows XP SP3 it
    disappeared. I think XP installed a different driver and I'm just trying to
    get the display adapter to revert to how it was under W2K.



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  14. DaffyD®

    DaffyD® Flightless Bird

    "SC Tom" <sc@tom.net> wrote in message
    news:utCN$cSlKHA.4872@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    >
    > "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    > news:cc0c7a61-c021-4b9a-bb89-8ef3667b7f72@h9g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    > On Jan 14, 6:52 am, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    >> Here's the info. I deleted the System and User Names alsong with some
    >> other
    >> info.
    >>
    >> OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    >> Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
    >> OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    >> System Manufacturer D850MV
    >> System Model MV85010A
    >> System Type X86-based PC
    >> Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2407 Mhz
    >> BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.86A.0057.P20.0210251634,
    >> 10/25/2002
    >> SMBIOS Version 2.3
    >> Windows Directory C:/WINDOWS
    >> System Directory C:/WINDOWS\system32
    >> Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    >> Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
    >> Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    >> Available Physical Memory 46.86 MB
    >> Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    >> Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    >> Page File Space 1.22 GB
    >> Page File C:/pagefile.sys
    >>
    >> Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    >> PNP Device ID
    >> PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B&REV_00\4&36560896&0&0008
    >> Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    >> compatible
    >> Adapter Description RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    >> Adapter RAM 32.00 MB (33,554,432 bytes)
    >> Installed Drivers ati2dvaa.dll
    >> Driver Version 5.1.2600.0
    >> INF File atiixpaa.inf (ati2mtaa section)
    >> Color Planes 1
    >> Color Table Entries 4294967296
    >> Resolution 1024 x 768 x 60 hertz
    >> Bits/Pixel 32
    >> Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    >> I/O Port 0x0000C800-0x0000C8FF
    >> Memory Address 0xFF8FC000-0xFF8FFFFF
    >> IRQ Channel IRQ 16
    >> I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    >> I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    >> Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF
    >>

    >
    > That is good info.
    >
    > Here is all I could find so far and and it is not very helpful to me,
    > but maybe somebody else can read it and offer some ideas. You may
    > have to pull the video card and see what the printing says to see if
    > any of these apply.
    >
    > Is the card itself branded with some manufacturer name and just built
    > with ATI components?
    >
    > http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticle...rVideoDriverNotFoundErrorAppearsWhenInst.aspx
    >
    > I'll look around some more.
    >
    > Are you having some issue that compels you to want to install this new
    > driver?
    > ===========
    >
    > Part of the problem from what I can see on this is that MS is seeing it as
    >> Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)

    >
    > and it's also being seen as
    >> Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    >> compatible

    >
    > The "compatible" line leads me to believe it is an onboard video chip,
    > which I think is what the OP originally stated. Trying to load a driver
    > from the ATI site can be frustrating since they rarely work for onboard
    > video. Plus there is a conflict in what MS sees it as- Ultra GL AGP, Pro
    > II, or PCI card?
    > --
    > SC Tom


    I believe you're right. But as I wrote in another post, the driver was
    different when I was running W2K. It changed when I upgraded to Windows XP.
    After that, the ATI taskbar icon failed to load at startup.



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  15. Jose

    Jose Flightless Bird

    On Jan 14, 4:48 pm, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    > "SC Tom" <s...@tom.net> wrote in message
    >
    > news:utCN$cSlKHA.4872@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > > "Jose" <jose_e...@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    > >news:cc0c7a61-c021-4b9a-bb89-8ef3667b7f72@h9g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    > > On Jan 14, 6:52 am, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    > >> Here's the info. I deleted the System and User Names alsong with some
    > >> other
    > >> info.

    >
    > >> OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    > >> Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
    > >> OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    > >> System Manufacturer D850MV
    > >> System Model MV85010A
    > >> System Type X86-based PC
    > >> Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2407 Mhz
    > >> BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.86A.0057.P20.0210251634,
    > >> 10/25/2002
    > >> SMBIOS Version 2.3
    > >> Windows Directory C:/WINDOWS
    > >> System Directory C:/WINDOWS\system32
    > >> Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    > >> Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
    > >> Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    > >> Available Physical Memory 46.86 MB
    > >> Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    > >> Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    > >> Page File Space 1.22 GB
    > >> Page File C:/pagefile.sys

    >
    > >> Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > >> PNP Device ID
    > >> PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B&REV_00\4&36560896&0&0008
    > >> Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    > >> compatible
    > >> Adapter Description RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    > >> Adapter RAM 32.00 MB (33,554,432 bytes)
    > >> Installed Drivers ati2dvaa.dll
    > >> Driver Version 5.1.2600.0
    > >> INF File atiixpaa.inf (ati2mtaa section)
    > >> Color Planes 1
    > >> Color Table Entries 4294967296
    > >> Resolution 1024 x 768 x 60 hertz
    > >> Bits/Pixel 32
    > >> Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    > >> I/O Port 0x0000C800-0x0000C8FF
    > >> Memory Address 0xFF8FC000-0xFF8FFFFF
    > >> IRQ Channel IRQ 16
    > >> I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    > >> I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    > >> Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF

    >
    > > That is good info.

    >
    > > Here is all I could find so far and and it is not very helpful to me,
    > > but maybe somebody else can read it and offer some ideas.  You may
    > > have to pull the video card and see what the printing says to see if
    > > any of these apply.

    >
    > > Is the card itself branded with some manufacturer name and just built
    > > with ATI components?

    >
    > >http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/737-636ThisDisplayDriverIs...

    >
    > > I'll look around some more.

    >
    > > Are you having some issue that compels you to want to install this new
    > > driver?
    > > ===========

    >
    > > Part of the problem from what I can see on this is that MS is seeing itas
    > >> Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)

    >
    > > and it's also being seen as
    > >> Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    > >> compatible

    >
    > > The "compatible" line leads me to believe it is an onboard video chip,
    > > which I think is what the OP originally stated. Trying to load a driver
    > > from the ATI site can be frustrating since they rarely work for onboard
    > > video. Plus there is a conflict in what MS sees it as- Ultra GL AGP, Pro
    > > II, or PCI card?
    > > --
    > > SC Tom

    >
    > I believe you're right. But as I wrote in another post, the driver was
    > different when I was running W2K. It changed when I upgraded to Windows XP.
    > After that, the ATI taskbar icon failed to load at startup.
    >
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    >
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    >
    > http://www.eset.com


    From the manual for that motherboard the only video option is are you
    are using an AGP or PCI slot.

    I am looking at:

    http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d850mv/

    You may want to verify the BIOS setting - there are only two options.

    Your msinfo32 information says you have an AGP card installed.

    There is no VGA output on the board, correct? You can only plug your
    monitor cable into the installed card?

    Doesn't help with your issue, but since it used to work differently in
    W2K, that might be a good clue.
     
  16. SC Tom

    SC Tom Flightless Bird

    "DaffyD®" <daffyd@woohoo.com> wrote in message
    news:%23Jw77KWlKHA.5128@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    >
    > "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    > news:cc0c7a61-c021-4b9a-bb89-8ef3667b7f72@h9g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    > On Jan 14, 6:52 am, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:

    <snip>
    >
    > http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticle...rVideoDriverNotFoundErrorAppearsWhenInst.aspx
    >
    > I'll look around some more.
    >
    > Are you having some issue that compels you to want to install this new
    > driver?
    >
    > I saw this page in my research. In my case, I think the video adapter is
    > a chipset instead of being an expansion card. I'd have to pry the cover
    > off the box to check for sure. It may seem silly, but the only reason I'm
    > trying to do this is that I miss the ATI icon in the taskbar that makes it
    > easier to access the display control panel to make changes. It was on this
    > machine when I was running Windows 2000 SP4 but when I upgraded to Windows
    > XP SP3 it disappeared. I think XP installed a different driver and I'm
    > just trying to get the display adapter to revert to how it was under W2K.
    >

    If you right-click on your desktop and pick Properties, Settings, Advanced,
    does Catalyst Control Center show up on one of the tabs? If so, click on it,
    and open Options (it may be a drop-down menu), Preferences, and select
    Enable System Tray Menu. That will place the icon there.
    --or--
    If all you're looking for is the icon, go back to the ATI site and download
    the Catalyst Control Center installation without the video driver. Or look
    in Add/Remove Programs and see if the CCC is listed. I don't have the name
    of the executable since Win7 doesn't support the CCC installation. But the
    CCC can be downloaded separately from the video drivers.
    --
    SC Tom
     
  17. Paul

    Paul Flightless Bird

    DaffyD® wrote:
    > "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    > news:cc0c7a61-c021-4b9a-bb89-8ef3667b7f72@h9g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    > On Jan 14, 6:52 am, "DaffyD®" <daf...@woohoo.com> wrote:
    >> Here's the info. I deleted the System and User Names alsong with some
    >> other
    >> info.
    >>
    >> OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    >> Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600
    >> OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    >> System Manufacturer D850MV
    >> System Model MV85010A
    >> System Type X86-based PC
    >> Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2407 Mhz
    >> BIOS Version/Date Intel Corp. MV85010A.86A.0057.P20.0210251634, 10/25/2002
    >> SMBIOS Version 2.3
    >> Windows Directory C:/WINDOWS
    >> System Directory C:/WINDOWS\system32
    >> Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    >> Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)"
    >> Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB
    >> Available Physical Memory 46.86 MB
    >> Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    >> Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    >> Page File Space 1.22 GB
    >> Page File C:/pagefile.sys
    >>
    >> Name RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    >> PNP Device ID
    >> PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B&REV_00\4&36560896&0&0008
    >> Adapter Type RAGE128 PRO II, (AGP 4X/PCI), ATI Technologies Inc.
    >> compatible
    >> Adapter Description RAGE 128 PRO Ultra GL AGP (Microsoft Corporation)
    >> Adapter RAM 32.00 MB (33,554,432 bytes)
    >> Installed Drivers ati2dvaa.dll
    >> Driver Version 5.1.2600.0
    >> INF File atiixpaa.inf (ati2mtaa section)
    >> Color Planes 1
    >> Color Table Entries 4294967296
    >> Resolution 1024 x 768 x 60 hertz
    >> Bits/Pixel 32
    >> Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    >> I/O Port 0x0000C800-0x0000C8FF
    >> Memory Address 0xFF8FC000-0xFF8FFFFF
    >> IRQ Channel IRQ 16
    >> I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    >> I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    >> Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF
    >>

    >
    > That is good info.
    >
    > Here is all I could find so far and and it is not very helpful to me,
    > but maybe somebody else can read it and offer some ideas. You may
    > have to pull the video card and see what the printing says to see if
    > any of these apply.
    >
    > Is the card itself branded with some manufacturer name and just built
    > with ATI components?
    >
    > http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticle...rVideoDriverNotFoundErrorAppearsWhenInst.aspx
    >
    > I'll look around some more.
    >
    > Are you having some issue that compels you to want to install this new
    > driver?
    >
    > I saw this page in my research. In my case, I think the video adapter is a
    > chipset instead of being an expansion card. I'd have to pry the cover off
    > the box to check for sure. It may seem silly, but the only reason I'm trying
    > to do this is that I miss the ATI icon in the taskbar that makes it easier
    > to access the display control panel to make changes. It was on this machine
    > when I was running Windows 2000 SP4 but when I upgraded to Windows XP SP3 it
    > disappeared. I think XP installed a different driver and I'm just trying to
    > get the display adapter to revert to how it was under W2K.
    >


    Does a driver in 2001 include CCC ? I wonder when CCC was introduced ?
    Maybe that is the problem.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catalyst_Control_Center

    "Initial release June 13, 2002 v. 2.1"

    I have a more modern ATI card than yours. I installed WinXP SP3 and Microsoft
    threw in a driver for my 9800 Pro. It does not include CCC. If I wanted CCC,
    I would need to get a driver+CCC package from ati.amd.com . The same may be
    true of your card, in that it comes with a driver, but not CCC. But the
    thing is, CCC hasn't always existed. Before CCC, there would have been
    something else, but perhaps without the tray icon.

    The closest driver I've been able to find for your card, is this "reference"
    driver, and I'm not even sure this is safe to install in its current form.
    The reason I like this one, is the INF has "VEN_1002&DEV_5446" and it has
    no SUBSYS field. That implies it works with all cards that have the 5446
    chip (5446 Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF). You can find that one here. It supports
    multiple languages, which is why the file is bigger than normal.

    wxp-ref-6-60-010926m-1868c.exe 9,842,394 bytes

    http://www.ctlcorp.com/v2/erms/doc_...\ftproot\PUBLIC\VIDEO\ATI\WINXP\RAGE+PRO\9-02

    Your whole device string, PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_7106174B, seems to
    suggest the card is made by Sapphire (sapphiretech.com). But they don't seem
    to have any drivers for it (too old). It was mentioned as being a pull from
    a Dell Dimension 4500 ot 4550. If I search the Dell site, the string in
    the Dell INF files is like this, and this won't work (won't install).
    This appears to be an ATI branded card, whereas your number indicates a
    Sapphire (powered-by-ATI) type card. You could, for example, edit the atiixpaa.inf
    file in the installer package, and just remove the "&SUBSYS_04091002". But
    that is generally a mark of desperation, and doesn't guarantee anything
    good will come of it. The thing is, the version.txt file in the Dell download,
    says it is for a 16MB card, and not for a 32MB card like yours. So while
    people are claiming that card came from a Dell, I still haven't been able
    to prove it by finding a matching driver. And if I search the Dell site,
    using "RAGE 128 PRO Ultra driver", I don't get any more promising candidates.

    VEN_1002&DEV_5446&SUBSYS_04091002

    (The Dell download - this should refuse to install, so don't bother.)

    http://ftp.us.dell.com/video/R41232.EXE

    (The Dell version.txt file)

    Title : Video:Rage 128 Ultra 16MB Driver
    Version : A08
    OEM Name : ATI
    OEM Ver : 6.65 WXP
    Computers : Dimension - 4200, 4300S, 4400, 4500, 8200; OptiPlex - GX150, GX240, GX400;
    OS : Windows XP
    Languages : (...)
    Created : Mon Apr 8 09:06:08 CDT 2002

    So the large and generic "ctlcorp" driver above, is the closest match, based
    on it not having a SUBSYS field. That either means the driver really will
    work with anything, or it means the driver is hopelessly generic and only
    suited for a video card company to edit and make their own driver.

    I'm not happy with any of this so far, and I'd probably pull the video
    card out of the AGP slot and have a look at it, for identifying marks.
    I don't know what would show on it, if it was a Dell. If it had a Dell
    part number, you might be able to trace it down on the Dell site.

    Paul
     

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