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staringatstars
Blue Screen Again
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Registered: ‎01-12-2011
Location: Moscow
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Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.

Current Latest Solution: Catalyst 11.8 WHQL.

 

Catalyst 11.8 WHQL SG Version is at your service:


Changelog:

- Updated ATi Graphic Driver ( Catalyst 11.8, ver. 8.881.0.0000).
- Updated Intel HD Graphics ( ver. 8.15.10.2476 ).
- Included optional ATi HDMI driver ( ver. 7.12.0.7702 ).
- Added ‘Enhanced Settings’ option for Y series.
- Added support for numerous notebooks, see in package readme.

Currently, beyond other models, 11.8 SG Version supports following Lenovo models:

- Y460/Y560
- G470/G570/G770

 

Note that It requires "DSE" presence in order to function properly. You can read about this here.

 

Installation:
1. Uninstall your previous drivers via Windows "programs and features". Reboot.
2. Install DSE. Reboot.

3. Run package. Pick up your notebook model. Install configured drivers. Reboot.
4. Enjoy!

 

You can download it from: 4shared (x64).

 

Previous release:

Catalyst 11.8 EP SG Version

You can download it from: 4shared (x64).

luis_m_q
Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎08-26-2011
Location: Argentina
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Message 2 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.

Somebody tested on a Y460??? Comments??

ivantoar
Fanfold Paper
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Registered: ‎02-05-2012
Location: Singapore
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Message 3 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.

I'm glad I found this thread. I'm not using the version mentioned in this thread, instead, I use ATi Catalyst 12.1 which can be found by going to the main site of the website mentioned about the DSE.

Been using it for 2 days and found not any single bugs/problems.

The latest version is like all in one package. It will detect DSE, install it when if it is needed so you don't need to download it separately. It's really simple to install. I really recommend this driver to upgrade our ATi display driver.

velenoso666
802.11n
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Registered: ‎01-24-2012
Location: Australia
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Message 4 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.

Dude you do realise that there are newer versions of both Catalyst 11.8, & 8.881.0 driver on the official site?

ivantoar
Fanfold Paper
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Registered: ‎02-05-2012
Location: Singapore
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Message 5 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.

Well but official drivers never worked for me. It refuses to install saying that my laptop is not supported (Y460).

Anyway, I have ATi display driver 8.93 installed from leshcat's site Smiley Happy
velenoso666
802.11n
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Registered: ‎01-24-2012
Location: Australia
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Message 6 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.


@ivantoar wrote:
Anyway, I have ATi display driver installed from leshcat's site Smiley Happy 

That site seems as dodgy as the country that dude posted them from and if can't get your head around getting the right drivers, that's your problem. The official drivers are 8.93 FYI.

Community Moderator
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Registered: ‎08-28-2011
Location: TH
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Message 7 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.

Hi,

 

excerpt from the release notes of the AMD display driver suite ver 12.1...

 

The following notebooks are not compatible with this release:

  • Any notebook launched after this driver release
  • Switchable Graphics enabled notebooks.

Zehn

velenoso666
802.11n
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Message 8 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.


@Zehnsteine wrote:

 

The following notebooks are not compatible with this release:

  • Any notebook launched after this driver release
  • Switchable Graphics enabled notebooks.

Zehn



Nice observation, I didn't read that.

ivantoar
Fanfold Paper
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Registered: ‎02-05-2012
Location: Singapore
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Message 9 of 9

Re: Latest Unofficial Video driver updates for ATi+Intel laptops.

That's why this thread is created. If official driver can be installed on my Y460 why would I bother trying unofficial driver?

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