Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Legacy graphics card issue (I know it isn't technically supported!)

  1. #21

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Quote Originally Posted by chechox View Post
    I used that drivers on windows 8 on a packard bell mz35 and works fine, but the CCC don't work because it needs Framework 2.0 and makes conflict with framework 4.0 based on W8, so, you can install the driver, but you can't use the CCC.

    My instruction is, use the setup on windows Vista SP2 compatibility mode, and it will work
    In the spirit of helping others: I found that on Windows 8.1 you can regain use of the legacy 10.2 version of CCC by installing framework 3.5 and enabling the same compatibility fix on the CCC launcher program.

    The following instructions worked on an old HP ZV6000 laptop with the 32-bit version of Windows 8.1. Assuming you already installed the drivers from the package provided by chechox then chances are you already have the missing framework installed. If you rather start from scratch or if you haven't installed the drivers yet or if you just want to check then here is how you do it.

    To install the missing framework:

    1. Go to Control Panel –> Programs
    2. Under the heading "Programs and Features" click on "Turn Windows features on or off". A new window appears.
    3. Check the box next to".NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)"
    4. Click OK

    When that's done maybe it would a good idea to restart your machine so to make sure changes take place. Now to fix CCC do the following:

    1. Bring up Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete on your keyboard.
    2. At the Task Manager window click on the "Startup" tab.
    3. With your mouse select the line that says "Catalyst Control Center Launcher".
    4. Check that the "Status" column says "Enabled". Right click directly on it to change the value if you need to.
    5. Now right click again (or for the first time if you didn't need to change startup status) and select "Open File Location". A new explorer window shows up with the file "CLIStart.exe" already highlighted.
    6. Right click on "CLIStart.exe" and select "Properties".
    7. Click on the "Compatibility" tab.
    8. Click on the button "Change settings for all users". A new pop up window appears.
    9. Check the box that says "Run this program in compatibility mode for".
    10. Select "Windows Vista (Service Pack 2)" from the drop-down list.
    11. Hit OK on the pop up window and OK once more for the properties window.

    At this point you should be able to double click on CLIStart.exe right there in the explorer window and the program should start in a few seconds. Next time you reboot your machine you should notice the red ATI logo icon show up on your taskbar startup items and also the usual context menu when right clicking on an empty spot in the despot.

    Good luck!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #22

    Posts : 1
    windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by chechox View Post
    Here's a solution for me that works!

    I have modified drivers by me that works on windows 8 on ATI 200m. I don't know if it works on another card.

    Here's the link:

    (Instructions inside)

    Hope this works for everyone


    I have also registered simply to thank you for your modded drivers. I've been resurrecting an old MSI MS-1013 notebook using Win7 and had spent 3 days tracking down and trying drivers. Windows Update used to update the video, sound and LAN drivers after installation but after having been forced by Microsoft to update Windows Update it fails to connect and download anything. I tried so many fixes for that Windows Update problem that I gave up and tried to find suitable video drivers myself. This has been the only one that has worked.

    If you're still around, chechox; great work.

    Now off to track down a Realtek ALC655 audio driver......
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Legacy graphics card issue (I know it isn't technically supported!)
Related Threads
Solved BSOD Graphics card issue/Avast Issue? in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hello forum, So I just updated my Nvidea graphics card, and for some reason after restarting my laptop, in order to install these files to the system, the "System Thread Exception Not Handled" Blue screen error flashed on my screen, and later redirected me to an automatic repair screen, which...
Okay, my graphics card, Nvidia GT650 is not ready for UEFI installation and I have no way to flash the bios. If I boot using legacy bios, install the card, then can I flash the card BIOS and then return to UEFI booting? The card is currently not installed and I have no other system to use to...
I've had this issue for a very long time now, and it's still something I'm trying to work on, because if I don't fix it, it's going to ruin the games I play by blacking my screen out all the time. The graphics card I have is a Nvidia GeForce 9200. I have an Acer Aspire Windows 8 desktop...
I have an AMD HD 7870 based graphics card working with Windows 8 Pro 64 bit. I want to check which graphics modes are supported (not just by the currently connected monitor). Is there a method or utility available which interrogates the graphics card to list the graphics modes supported?
I recently bought the Samsung series 7 chronos w/ touch from Best Buy, model number NP780Z5E-S01UB with an AMD Radeon™ HD 8770M Series GPU. The issue I am having, is that while it "appears" to be in the computer, there seems to be a question as to whether the driver is actually functioning. ...
I'm wondering why in my Dxdiag, my graphics card driver says AMD Radeon HD 7700 series, when before it said ATI HD 8760, has it downgraded somehow? Also how poor of a graphics card is the ATI HD 8760?
I have a Dell e1505 laptop that uses ATI x1300 mobility graphics. The card is so old that it doesn't have any windows 8 drivers and AMD stop supporting it years ago. You can however find Vista driver for it and it works in windows 8. I managed to get it installed and it works great or so I thought....
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook