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ATI Catalyst 12.6 on E-350/450 will not discover hardware.

2012-08-13, 16:36 PM

Wondering if others have noticed this problem.

I had loaded Catalyst 12.6 on my Desktop mule and very impressed with the results, so I downloaded [eventually both the mobile version and "regular"] for my X120E, ran the install, all seemed to go smoothly, no bangs or gotchas or whatever.

For whatever reason, a couple weeks later I was digging around at drivers and was surprised to find the Graphics display driver still the same as before.

long story short, 12.6's 'discover' routine fails to discover E350 / 6310 hardware but it does not flag the user.

I reported to AMD's bug catcher but no news at all.


Downloaded the 12.7 beta package, uninstalled all my other drivers, then ran the 12.7 on "Custom" install, made sure to check graphics install, and it went fine.  Unfortunately it has a bad bug with Flashplayer on E350 hardware, which I also reported. Don't know if that is fixed yet but its nasty:  Blackscreen lockups.


so I'm back to 12.4.


check your driver in Device Manager if you think you loaded/installed 12.6.





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Re: ATI Catalyst 12.6 on E-350/450 will not discover hardware.

2012-08-13, 18:46 PM

Hi there cognus,


E350? What's your machine/model type? I'm a bit confused. Do you mean Edge E530?






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