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Catalyst and Win 8 and 126 openGL errors

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    Catalyst and Win 8 and 126 openGL errors


    As discussed, AMD/ATI graphics cards using the Catalyst driver can cause problems related to OpenGL. For example, in LR4 edititng a file in CS6 results in Photoshop disabling the graphics GL accelleration and some plugins report a 126 error. I found that AMD's Catalyst 4.2 Beta Support Win7 Vista driver solved the issue.

    Then AMD introduced the Catalyst Win8 Consumer Preview driver and the 126 error returned! I reverted to the Beta and all was well again.

    Adobe Photoshop doesn't recognise the OpenGL acceleration on my ATI/AMD HD 5700 card unless this driver is installed.

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    I edited the .inf for the Consumer Preview driver so it installs well for my AGP card. All is well here in CS6:

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    Thanks. I'll stick to the beta for now though. Posted my findings in case anyone else was caught out.
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Catalyst and Win 8 and 126 openGL errors
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