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I have an ATI Mobility Radeon x1300 display card in my XP computer.

I have researched some error messages I'm getting and one possible solution points to updating the driver for this card.

When I go to their site, I am informed that this is now a legacy card and I should use the last driver that they provided and am pointed to that location.

When I go there I am presented with two options:

  1. Download the Catalyst Software Suite - year 2009
  2. Download the GART Driver - year 2004

I suspect that the same driver is contained in both downloads although I don't know enough to be even moderately sure of that.

Which package would you suggest I download, and why?

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Adding the links to the named software would be helpful. As would describing the error messages. – harrymc Oct 22 '09 at 6:04
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ATi's support page mentions

AMD has moved to a legacy software support structure for these graphics accelerator products in an effort to better focus development resources on future products.

The list includes the Mobility X1300 & for this, you will need to use ATi Catalyst 9.3 version, since

All future ATI Catalyst™ releases made available past the ATI Catalyst™ 9.3 release will not include support for the legacy products listed above or any of the features associated with those legacy products.

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Thanks. This was very helpful. – Xavierjazz Oct 22 '09 at 16:37

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