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jonnyGURU
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎08-11-2012
Location: Chicagoland
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Switchable graphics not working after reinstall

Yes.. it's another post about switchable graphics not working.

 

I have a Y560 (not P), with the i5.  Switchable grahics WAS working.  It IS turned on in the BIOS and there are TWO graphics cards showing up in Device Manager.

 

Problem is, my drive died so I had to replace it and reinstall Windows.  I got the newest driver for ATI Radeon and Intel Integrated from Lenovo's website.  They're both installed and working and I can "switch graphics" by disabling one or the other... which is a pain and not how it used to be!  I used to be able to switch graphics with either the ATI icon on the taskbar (which is no longer there, although a Catalyst icon is there instead) or with the silver switch on the front of the laptop.  This no longer works!

 

I can't find any additional drivers to install and no settings.  So what's going on?

 

Thanks!

What's DOS?
jonnyGURU
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎08-11-2012
Location: Chicagoland

Re: Switchable graphics not working after reinstall

Fixed!

 

I had to uninstall both drivers installed by Windows from the device manager, reboot twice and then install the drivers downloaded from Lenovo.

 

Whew!