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Solved Win 8 AMD Switchable Graphics FAQ


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UPDATED! - 15 Feb 2013

Firstly, how do I get it working?

NEW: First, read through the list of current options (Feb 2013). More details and history below...


Long story short, download the latest OEM Windows 8 drivers (e.g. for HP, by finding your model on 24/7 Online support for HP's Home and Home Office Products | HP® Support, or using the NotebookReview: HP Drivers and Software Forum).

For other OEM Support see the Intel OEM Support websites and AMD Global OEMs pages.


Also, be sure to CHECK if you NEED TO UPDATE YOUR BIOS - see HP's Consumer Notebooks and Windows 8 - Overview of BIOS updates and this updated post for HP Windows 8 Support pages, options and updates on new HP drivers!



Alternatively, you could use the latest Leshcat (3rd party, community-supported) driver (see the end of this post for instructions).


If you THEN want the latest AMD versions, proceed to upgrade them after installing one of the above, using the AMD Catalyst 12.10 and/or AMD Catalyst 12.11 Beta releases. To get the best of both worlds, mix and match like this but ONLY if you know what you are doing (see here for more info).

If you are having (Code 43) errors with your AMD Radeon, i.e. “Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)”, then the fix is to load AMD-signed Intel driver in Device Manager. For more details see this post, and this post on how to fix.

If you are upgrading from other drivers, see this post, option 3. Same goes for uninstalling any of the solutions here.​


To get Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi) working on Windows 8, see my post here.



What is Intel HD Graphics + AMD Radeon HD Switchable Graphics?


Essentially, this is a notebook with an Intel CPU with built-in HD Graphics technology, as well as an additional AMD HD Radeon GPU.

This is different from the AMD Hybrid graphics (AMD APU or CPU + GPU) and AMD Dual Graphics (2 x AMD Radeon HD) and AMD Desktop solutions.










See also the More Info (related posts) section below.



How does it work?


It uses a custom driver from the notebook manufacturer or a custom-built driver by other 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] party for the Intel GPU, which is installed via the AMD Catalyst Installation Manager (CIM). AMD switchable features are managed via the AMD Catalyst Control Center (CCC) and packaged together with the AMD Display Driver, HDMI Audio driver, etc. Both drivers (Intel and AMD) carry AMD version numbering.



See also the More Info (related posts) section below.



What does it look like?


See HP’s Support documentation below.






Can I get this to work on Windows Vista or Windows 7?


Yes, absolutely. The notebook manufacturers’ (OEM) drivers should work fine. Also, there are (unofficial) custom 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] party options that enable additional features and API support. There are also reports of improved performance (for some) with these unofficial drivers, however few (see below) claim compatibility with (or support for) Windows 8 at this point.




Can I get this working with Windows 8
[*] Preview (* = Developer, Consumer, Release)?


Until recently, no. See below for the current best answer.


There were unconfirmed reports of success using the following alternatives:


  1. Installing Windows 7 drivers using Windows 8 Compatibility Mode.
  2. Using a custom-signed (via WinDDK) CAT, modified INF driver to support specific PCI vendor and hardware IDs.
  3. Installing Intel and/or AMD Windows 8 Beta/Preview drivers.
  4. Suspending and resuming after installing new drivers to enable PnP detection to fix
    “black” screen and/or Code 10/Code 43 issues.
  5. Installing 3[SUP]rd[/SUP] party drivers.
  6. Any or all the above methods combined.

Previously, the only confirmed (and supported) working method is to switch the graphics adapter in the BIOS from Dynamic Mode to Fixed Mode (see “What does it look like?” above for HPs). This means that one graphics card will be disabled; this will likely also require the latest system BIOS from the specific notebook manufacturer in order to support this feature.

If using this method, the Windows 8 Preview drivers from Intel or AMD will also need to be installed to support whichever is the active graphics adapter.

UPDATE: As of 10/2012, HP, AMD, and Leshcat (3rd party) have Switchable Graphics drivers that include support for Switchable Graphics (a.k.a. AMD Mobility). These drivers enable support for AMD PowerPlay (Dynamic Switchable Graphics), PowerXpress (PX), and Enduro 5.5 support on Windows 8.


Why did (most of) these alternatives not work?


Presumably (best guess) because Windows 8 AMD Switchable Graphics is not yet supported by Intel/AMD/OEM notebook manufacturers. Few (if any) OEMs have drivers or support for Windows 8
[*] Preview for their notebooks.

Note that on Windows 7, the Intel HD Graphics driver is bundled with the AMD CIM/CCC package above, signed by AMD for x64 (i.e. Device Manager says “Intel HD Graphics 3000”, Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Version: 8.882.2.3000) and uses custom AMD CCC components (MOMProxy*?) to install/integrate the two drivers.

Current drivers for Windows 8
[*] (10/2012, **LIMITED AMD MOBILITY SWITCHABLE SUPPORT STARTING WITH CATALYST 12.9 BETA**):






What else did not work on Windows 8
[*] Preview, and why?


Intel Wireless Display (WiDi).

On AMD switchable systems, it seems that Intel WiDi uses the AMD card (secondary display) as the Wireless Display. I have had some success using newer/custom signed Intel drivers on Windows 8 together with the Intel Wireless driver 14.x/15.x and WiDi software version 3.x (i.e. audio worked, but black video on WiDi settop box output to TV).



Intel WiDi UPDATE:

This Intel Blog post from May 2012 states that official WiDi support will come in Windows 8 with WiDi 3.5 and WiFi/MWT 15.5, due to the new WHQL certification process. It also suggests that specific versions (i.e. WiDi 3.0.13 and WiFi/MWT 15.1.1) can be used as a temporary workaround.

Recent tests with AMD Catalyst 12.9 Beta and UniFL using the latest WiDi drivers for Intel Wireless (15.2.0_s64), My WiFi Dashboard (15.2.0_s64) and WiDi (Setup 3.1.29.0) allow intermittent connections to work (audio and video good, but unable to maintain the WiDi connection for more than 2 minutes) on Windows 8 Release Preview.

OLD: Also, see NotebookReview's driver listings by model for the latest Intel WiDi updates for HP notebooks. (currently WiDi 3.5.*, which supports Miracast and USB over WiDi - WiUSB, and more).

UPDATE: To get Intel Wireless Display working on Windows 8, see my post here.




[* DRIVER UPDATE *]: Windows 8 RTM/Release (Build 9200) and higher
:


Unlike the AMD Catalyst Software Suite 12.8 drivers of 15-Aug-2012, as of AMD Catalyst Software Suite 12.9 dated 26-Sep-2012 official limited support for Switchable Graphics (AMD Mobility*) IS INCLUDED in the form of a reference driver:

See the last tables at http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/AMDCatalystSoftwareSuiteVersion129ReleaseNotes.aspx

As of right now, Intel's HD Graphics 3000/2000 and 4000/2500 driver version is 15.28.7.64.2867 (9.17.10.2867), dated 02-Oct-2012:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Sea...3000/2000&ProdId=3319&LineId=1101&FamilyId=39

For HP owners (Intel HD Graphics + AMD Radeon HD), THERE ARE CURRENTLY official HP Windows 8 downloads (see links below). However, other alternatives may CONTINUE to be available after Windows 8's October 26, 2012 release date (Messages 105 to 109+ on this HP Support Forum post), including "unofficial" driver support from the user community, partly because of the expected likelihood of frequent updates from Intel and/or AMD continuing into 2013.


[/! \] Unofficial Drivers (WARNING: use with caution - community support ONLY!)

  • Leshcatlabs.net are now Windows 8-compatible (as of Catalyst 12.8 WHQL UnifL for ATi+Intel Graphics, a.k.a. 12.8 WHQL UnifL Release v 5.1 - see below)
  • asder00 (AMD Catalyst 12.x 9.001 September 4 and later) with support for AMD Enduro Switchable Graphics (see below)
  • Others on Guru3D, Benchmark3D (specifically 7900MOD), elsewhere (Google?)


Latest AMD for Vista/Win7/Win8 (WARNING: Does not include [AMD-signed] Intel HD Graphics driver [required!], for AMD Radeon 5000 Series and higher)



Latest HP drivers (both Intel + AMD Switchable integrated)


Latest Intel HD Graphics for Win7/Win8: (WARNING: Does NOT support AMD Switchable Graphics or Enduro; for Intel-only support and WiDi)

  • WARNING: Installing this driver may result in Device Manager (Code 43) error (scroll to the top for more info) and loss of AMD Catalyst Control Center (CCC) functionality
  • Click here to search the Intel Download Center

GENERAL NOTE: The FIRST Intel WHQL release for Windows 8 seems to be 15.28.8.2875 (9.17.10.64.2875); the latest HP drivers use 9.17.10.2817 or 9.17.10.2847 AFAIK. (as does AMD Catalyst 12.10 and 12.11 Beta4, in part - not sure about Beta 6 or higher)




More Info (related posts)








Minimal Steps for installing Leshcat's (Unofficial) Catalyst 12.9 Sep4 UnifL PT v0.5 for NEW USERS


  1. Go to Control Panel, Programs and Features (Win8), select AMD Catalyst Install Manager, click Change and select "Express Uninstall ALL AMD..."
  2. Run Treexy Driver Fusion (download and install first) and select both AMD Display and Intel Display, then click Delete to remove any leftover components
  3. Run UnifL Configuration Tool (UCT) until you get to the Main Menu, select UnifL Tools button, and install DSE first, then the Certificate (optional)
  4. Rerun UnifL Configuration Tool (UCT) and click the Manual button, to verify steps for your specific installation have been completed
  5. Lastly, run UnifL Configuration Tool (UCT) and click the Next button.

For users already running UnifL, see the update instructions in the Manual (button) on the Main Menu.

UPDATE: The new UnifL Manual is now available online, along with Catalyst 13.2 Beta5 UnifL. The generic process with screenshots is here - please read ALL the comments on the Driver's download/release page.



What is the BEST ANSWER?



NEW: For a brief synopsis of the options, see this Feb2013 post (also linked above). See this post and this post for the latest update and details.

Before the Windows 8 release (26 October, 2012), options were:


  1. Use the official HP drivers (based on older Intel/AMD software, see UPDATE 2 below)
  2. Use 3rd party drivers (Leshcat, others)
  3. Mix-and-match the above with AMD (official/Beta) drivers (see UPDATE 1)

Previously, the best solution was to install Leshcat's UnifL as above, then Update with AMD's latest Enduro 5.5 (Catalyst Beta) driver. Option 1 + Option 3 could be viable as well...further testing will determine the final answer.

[UPDATE 1:] The official AMD Catalyst 12.10 and 12.11 Beta (preferred) drivers (both are on the same link) are now available for download. They still depend on a separate Intel driver (see here for details, and why this applies to 64-bit systems).

[UPDATE 2:] HP has released official updates to its drivers. These drivers are integrated Intel + AMD (i.e. all-in-one), but they are based on versions older than what Intel and AMD currently provide. NotebookReview has compiled driver listings by model - see the "Sticky" posts here.​


Comments/updates welcome!
 
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Eagerly waiting for Windows 8 to support switchable graphics. I am using Leschcat's driver for my 6770M on Windows 7 -- awesome performance.

One problem I have with Windows 8 is that it only runs on the AMD gpu, and not the Intel one. Due to this, it drains my battery really quick. Is there a way to make it use Intel only until switchable graphics are supported?

Also, the Intel 3000 drivers posted here crash after 2 weeks of installation. This has happened multiple times. The ones by Microsoft have the auto-bridghtness adjustment on and there is no control panel for the driver to turn it off.
 

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UPDATE for Windows 8 RTM (Build 9200):

Although there are updated AMD drivers as of 15-Aug-2012, the current AMD Catalyst Software Suite 12.8 does NOT support Switchable Graphics:

See the 4th table at http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/AMDCatalystSoftwareSuiteVersion128ReleaseNotes.aspx

As of right now, Intel's HD Graphics 3000/2000 and 4000/2500 driver version is 15.28.0.64.2792 (9.17.10.2792), dated 11-Jul-2012:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/SearchResult.aspx?lang=eng&ProductFamily=Graphics&ProductLine=Processor+graphics&ProductProduct=2nd+Generation+Intel%C2%AE+Core%E2%84%A2+Processors+with+Intel%C2%AE+HD+Graphics+3000%2f2000


For HP owners (Intel HD Graphics + AMD Radeon HD), there are no available Windows 8 downloads (yet).
 

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Is there a way to install at least the proper drivers for the AMD card and that the machine runs off of the AMD card?

Thanks
Highlander,

Great question!

AFAIK, on laptops with Intel HD Graphics + AMD Radeon HD, you are able to change the configuration to use the AMD card only. For example, HP calls this Dynamic Mode (software switchable) and Fixed Mode (manually defaulted via software or hardware).

METHOD 1:

For computers with the correct HP drivers (i.e. Windows 7 and below) installed, you can adjust the settings from the ATI (AMD) Catalyst Control Center (CCC). See the Switchable Graphics on Notebooks Configured with Intel and ATI GPUs link, also listed under What Does It Look Like? in my first post above.

METHOD 2:

For HP (and presumably other manufacturers, ALL Operating Systems), you can update the BIOS to a version that enables (hardware switching/defaulting to) Fixed Mode Switchable Graphics in the BIOS. Please review the documentation and required steps at the Official HP statement on Switchable Graphics and Open GL Functionality. Note that the usual disclaimers apply for BIOS updating, driver updating, etc. Also, documentation does suggest that there may be an increase in the heat output (due to the discrete card being in always-on mode). Carefully consider these changes, as well as the long term potential effect on your hardware, before applying (although, this clearly should be covered by your HP warranty).

For the record, I haven't tried either - I am still hopeful that Intel/AMD/HP (especially AMD and/or HP) will release proper drivers that make these notebook features work on Windows 8 on or before its official release.
 

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I installed the drivers successfully. How do I know which graphics card is being used?
I tried to disable the intel graphics but it wouldn't detect the monitor or anything else.
 

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The best way to check which GPU is active would be to use the AMD System Monitor utility (latest is 1.0.0.9, Jan 2012).

The problem isn't installing the drivers under Windows 8, it is in ensuring that you can force ONLY the AMD dGP for specific/all applications - see this article from HP's forums: "Switchable graphics": BIOS setting or support via Catalyst driver?

Also, you cannot disable the Intel iGP due to the architecture of the (muxless) AMD Switchable Graphics solution. See Post# 88 on NotebookReview's dv6t-61XX / dv7t-61XX Switchable Graphics Discussion thread for the detailed explanation, and then some.

Other good HP-hardware-related, Switchable Graphics info:


 

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I've got a HP TM2 tablet PC with switchable graphics, AMD HD5450 and Intel i5 470um (1st Gen). I've got switchable graphics running without a hitch using the latest leshcat drivers that include 1st Gen Intel support. I had to use the have disk method found in the device manager to get them to work though.
 

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Leshcat drivers worked like a charm on windows 8.

It jumped from 5.9 (intel) to 6.9 (amd).

Thanks for the heads up. Works perfectly. Don't know if i need to install any other driver. Although I think i did with the intel ones.
 

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@ Highlander, Redsand:

Anyone care to post their notebook model #, graphics card name or PID/VID, o/s build #, and driver versions installed, along with any additional instructions?

Also, can you confirm whether you have Switchable Graphics capability (i.e. switch between Intel HD ONLY and Intel HD + Radeon HD), Intel WiDi, and/or any negative effects on battery life?

Thanks!
 

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I have switchable graphics
I had to remove the drivers completely in order for leshcatlab drivers to work. I followed everything from the leshcatlab website and has worked flawlessly.
 

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Let me start by saying, thanks to Alphastar for posting the following information. I was able to use the following information you posted earlier to correct the problem I was having with getting my HP-dv6t-6100 CTO model laptop's Intel Wireless Display feature to work again, after having upgraded it to Windows 8 from Windows 7 Ultimate. However, I still seem to be having a re-occurring issue with my AMD Catalyst Control Center functioning properly. I still keep getting an error message regarding not being compatible with my current graphics driver at each system startup. Using the resource information Alphastar posted here, I took the following steps to address the graphics issue and restore the functionality of my system's wireless display feature:

1. I uninstalled both of my current graphics drivers (Radeon and Intel).
2. I downloaded the replacement drivers list here by Alphastar:

AMD: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Sea...&ProductFamily=Graphics&ProductLine=Processor +graphics&ProductProduct=2nd+ Generation+Intel%C2%AE+Core%E2%84%A2+Processors+with+Intel%C2%AE+HD+Graphics +3000%2f2000
Intel: http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=21180
3. Rebooted.
4. Entered Bois Setup upon reboot.
3. Disabled Dynamic graphics setting in bois setup /set graphics setting to fixed / rebooted normally.
4. Installed both of the new AMD and Intel replacement Windows 8 Drivers.
5. While these steps did not appear to fix the problem with the CCC error message continuing to appear at each Windows startup, it did seem to fix the issue with my wireless display not working. I was under the impression that in need to have the switchable graphics feature enabled in the system bios in order for Intel WiDi to work. However That does not appear to be the case with the new drivers installed.

note: The picture quality is not all that great without both graphics working in tandem, but at least they work now! I think I can live with quality issue for a while until the new official Windows 8 drivers are released for my particular system. That is not to say that my graphics are not working, because they are working just fine. I have no issues with either driver listed under the display section of my device manager with either driver, unlike before installing the new drivers. However, I do still get the error message concerning the AMD Catalyst Control Center not functioning properly, but its related driver does appear to be working.


Thanks again,
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UPDATE for Windows 8 RTM (Build 9200):
Although there are updated AMD drivers as of 15-Aug-2012, the current AMD Catalyst Software Suite 12.8 does NOT support Switchable Graphics:
See the 4th table at http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...easeNotes.aspx
As of right now, Intel's HD Graphics 3000/2000 and 4000/2500 driver version is 15.28.0.64.2792 (9.17.10.2792), dated 11-Jul-2012:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Sea...uctLine=Processor+graphics&ProductProduct=2nd+ Generation+Intel%C2%AE+Core%E2%84%A2+Processors+with+Intel%C2%AE+HD+Graphics+3000%2f2000
For HP owners (Intel HD Graphics + AMD Radeon HD), there are no available Windows 8 downloads (yet).

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Win 8 AMD Switchable Graphics FAQ: (by Intel/AMD 3000 + 6770M owner)


Firstly, what is Intel HD Graphics + AMD Radeon HD Switchable Graphics?
Essentially, this is a notebook with an Intel CPU with built-in HD Graphics technology, as well as an additional AMD HD Radeon GPU.
This is different from the AMD Hybrid graphics (AMD APU or CPU + GPU) and AMD Dual Graphics (2 x AMD Radeon HD) and AMD Desktop solutions.

•AMD APU (Fusion) – AMD Accelerated Processing Units
•AMD Hybrid Graphics (PowerXpress) - http://www.amd.com/it/products/techn...-graphics.aspx
•AMD Radeon Dual Graphics - http://www.amd.com/us/products/techn...-graphics.aspx
•AMD Desktop Graphics - http://www.amd.com/us/products/deskt...-graphics.aspx
•Intel HD Graphics - www

How does it work?
It uses a custom driver from the notebook manufacturer or a custom-built driver by other 3rd party for the Intel GPU, which is installed via the AMD Catalyst Installation Manager (CIM). AMD switchable features are managed via the AMD Catalyst Control Center (CCC) and packaged together with the AMD Display Driver, HDMI Audio driver, etc. Both drivers (Intel and AMD) carry AMD version numbering.

•AMD Developer Central: CCC Driver Details - http://developer.amd.com/download/cc...s/default.aspx
•AMD Driver Downloads - http://sites.amd.com/us/game/downloa...downloads.aspx

What does it look like?
See HP’s Support documentation below.

•Overview of switchable graphics or dual GPUs - http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport...reg_R1002_USEN
•Switchable graphics on notebooks configured with Intel and ATI GPUs - http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport...ctID=c03048374

Can I get this to work on Windows Vista or Windows 7?
Yes, absolutely. The notebook manufacturers’ (OEM) drivers should work fine. Also, there are (unofficial) custom 3rd party options that enable additional features and API support. There are also reports of improved performance (for some) with these unofficial drivers, however none claim compatibility with (or support for) Windows 8.

•Intel’s list of OEMs - Computer Manufacturer Support Web Sites

Can I get this working with Windows 8
[*] Preview (* = Developer, Consumer, Release)?
No. There have been unconfirmed reports of success using the following alternatives:

1.Installing Windows 7 drivers using Windows 8 Compatibility Mode.
2.Using a custom-signed (via WinDDK) CAT, modified INF driver to support specific PCI vendor and hardware IDs.
3.Installing Intel and/or AMD Windows 8 Beta/Preview drivers.
4.Suspending and resuming after installing new drivers to enable PnP detection to fix
“black” screen and/or Code 10/Code 43 issues.
5.Installing 3rd party drivers.
6.Any or all the above methods combined.

The only confirmed (and supported) working method is to switch the graphics adapter in the BIOS from Dynamic Mode to Fixed Mode (see “What does it look like?” above for HPs). This means that one graphics card will be disabled; this will likely also require the latest system BIOS from the specific notebook manufacturer in order to support this feature.
If using this method, the Windows 8 Preview drivers from Intel or AMD will also need to be installed to support whichever is the active graphics adapter.

Why will these alternatives not work?
Presumably (best guess) because Windows 8 AMD Switchable Graphics is not yet supported by Intel/AMD/OEM notebook manufacturers. Few (if any) OEMs have drivers or support for Windows 8
[*] Preview for their notebooks.
Note that on Windows 7, the Intel HD Graphics driver is bundled with the AMD CIM/CCC package above, signed by AMD for x64 (i.e. Device Manager says “Intel HD Graphics 3000”, Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Version: 8.882.2.3000) and uses custom AMD CCC components (MOMProxy*?) to install/integrate the two drivers.
Current drivers for Windows 8
[*] Preview (6/2012, **NO AMD SWITCHABLE SUPPORT**):

•AMD Win8 RP - http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...ewDrivers.aspx
•Intel Win8 RP - http://newsroom.intel.com/community/...elease-preview


•Intel’s switchable graphics (official) support position: Graphics — Switchable Graphics feature FAQ
•AMD’s current 12.4 driver Release Notes state that they do not support Switchable Graphics - http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles...easeNotes.aspx

What else does not work on Windows 8
[*] Preview, and why?
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi).
On AMD switchable systems, it seems that Intel WiDi uses the AMD card (secondary display) as the Wireless Display. I have had some success using newer/custom signed Intel drivers on Windows 8 together with the Intel Wireless driver 14.x/15.x and WiDi software version 3.x (i.e. audio worked, but black video on WiDi settop box output to TV).

•Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) drivers: Intel® Wireless Display — Software and drivers for Intel® Wireless Display
•Intel My Wi-Fi Dashboard (optional): www

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[/! \] Unofficial Drivers (WARNING: use with caution - community support ONLY!)


  • Leshcatlabs.net are now Windows 8-compatible (Catalyst 12.8 WHQL UnifL for ATi+Intel Graphics, a.k.a. 12.8 WHQL UnifL Release v 5.1 - see posts below)
  • asder00 (AMD Catalyst 12.x 9.001 September 4)
  • Others on Guru3D, elsewhere (Google?)
 

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Confirming that Leshcatlabs' UnifL (Unofficial) driver is working for Switchable Graphics on Windows 8 HPs with Intel HD Graphics 3000 and AMD Radeon HD 6770 (and others too).

No sign of AMD or HP Official drivers up to now.

See the first post for details.

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