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Can not boot to desktop / Black screen with mouse

  1. #11


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    You could use:

    DriverMax

    to check your drivers.

    I use the Pro version & it works good.

    I'm sure after I post this a billion nay-sayers will jump in & denigrate the program.
    That means nothing to me since I know the program works good from personal experience.
    It does work all right but you got to be able to see desktop to use it and in his case he can't even get there to use it.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    UPDATE: "amd_catalyst_13.4_legacy_beta_vista_win7_win8" didn't seem to have a display driver in it - just Install Manager, SDK and C++. What other options do i have except reverting to Win8
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  3. #13


    That one is working in my computer right now.
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  4. #14


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    That one is working in my computer right now.
    They are probably incompatible with my videocard, that's why i'm unable to install it's display driver. Please note my specs.
    Last edited by psydex; 24 Nov 2013 at 17:13.
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  5. #15


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    How old is that Radeon X550?

    There are NO Windows 8 Drivers for that card:

    Legacy
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  6. #16


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8


    10 year old i believe. I usually install them in compability mode with Vista and they work great on Windows 8
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  7. #17


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Microsoft is getting like Mac I guess ,my 6 or 7 year old macbook will not install from the app store any higher than 10.6.8
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