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Validate CPU virtualization support on Windows 7

On Windows 7 hosts, how do I validate that CPU virtualization support such as AMD-V or VT-x is enabled without rebooting the machine and installing additional or third-party software. In that case, ...
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5answers
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AMD Clean Uninstall Utility Deleted ALL AMD drivers. Mouse and Keyboard Completely Unresponsive

So I tried updating to Catalyst 14.4 Beta from Catalyst 14.3 Beta, which just came out today. For some reason the screen went black, with a command line cursor blinking on the top left. It was there ...
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Windows 7 x64 3.2Gb RAM usable instead of 4Gb installed [duplicate]

I have two questions that bothers me, and for which I couldn't find an adequate answers here. This is my laptop's configuration: HP Probook 455 G1 (Windows 7 Ultimate x64) AMD A8-4500M - 1.96Ghz ...
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1answer
154 views

Graphics card not working even with the latest drivers?

I have a new laptop Acer Travelmate P-255 MG which had linpus Linux on it, and has a graphics card: Name: AMD Radeon 8750M Vendor ID: 1002 Devicde ID: 6600 I installed Windows 7 x64 on it, and I ...
0
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1answer
285 views

Troubleshooting AMD graphics card w/ artifacts and BSODs

I am running a fully updated copy of Windows 7 Ultimate on a self-built PC with AMD Phenom II X4 945 3.0 gHz CPU with 8.0 GB RAM and a discrete AMD Radeon HD 5570 graphics card. A problem I've been ...
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0answers
439 views

How do I turn off hardware acceleration by AMD VISION Engine Control Center ? (AMD Radeon HD7250G) Win7 32bit

I need to turn off hardware acceleration permanently (not just for a single app) in order to fix an issue. The usual Windows 7 setting is greyed out. I assume graphics card is blocking it. I can't ...
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0answers
267 views

Tons of programs crashing - Stackhash

So I decided to start mining LiteCoins again, and thus I installed the older Catalyst version, 12.8, which is supposedly better for gaming , and also installed the AMD SDK. Immediately after that, ...
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0answers
136 views

How do i remove internal SATA disks from the “Safely Remove Hardware” menu?

I have installed Windows 7 (Ultimate) on a pc with an ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX motherboard, which is an AMD AM3+ motherboard with an AMD 760G/SB710 chipset. Everything installed ok with the latest drivers ...
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1answer
62 views

windows commandline affected by amd/intel differences?

I think that some of my software is affected by the difference from Intel and AMD, but it's hard to tell if it's the hardware or if windows is setting some sort of flag. some of my applications that ...
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1answer
1k views

R9 280X crashing

So, I'm running a mining Rig with 3 Gigabyte R9 280X's. I'll start by listing the hardware/software: Hardware CPU: AMD Athlon X3 Motherboard: ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z Video Card: 3 Gigabyte R9 ...
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1answer
343 views

Gigabyte R9 280x blue screens - Windows 7

I'm building a new mining rig right now and I just installed Windows 7 x64 Home Premium on the Hard Drive. I installed the Chipset Driver, the USB Controller Driver, and the LAN Driver. That is ...
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2answers
2k views

How to set a default graphics card? [duplicate]

I'm facing a problem in which I have an AMD graphics card and an Intel integrated graphics chip.The AMD graphics board is not the default display and as such my system is using the Intel graphics. ...
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5answers
723 views

System does not boot to operating system

I recently installed Linux Mint on a system with Windows 7. After the installation completed, the system restarted to show me this message: Intel UNDI PXE-2.0(build 083) Copyright(c) 1997-2000 Intel ...
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1answer
201 views

Some games freezing during startup and using 100% of one CPU core

I have a Radeon HD 5870 and Windows 7 with all updates installed. I used 13.4 drivers previously, but upgraded to 13.9 now. When I start Metro 2033 in DX10 or DX11 mode the game freezes before ...
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0answers
121 views

Invalid refresh rate when full screen in games

Since I've been looking for a week for a solution and did not find any, I hope to find one hear. I have a Dell 2407-WFP monitor which support all resolutions but 1920x1200 at 75 Hz. This leads to the ...
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0answers
501 views

Graphics issue, games and videos running too fast (over accelerated)

Hi I've recently come across an issue I've never encountered before and there just seems to be no way to fix it. I installed Skyrim Legends Edition from Steam, had a quick go of it and everything ...
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1answer
88 views

BIOS provide incorrect CPU tempatures?

I recently built a new AMD computer. The computer runs great (so I think). I have an after market fan on the processor. I installed a program called Core Temp to monitor CPU usage and temperature. The ...
0
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2answers
411 views

Computer crashed after updating graphics card driver, now I have problems

Have a Radeon 5xxx mobility on a HP notebook. (Not switchable graphics) Today I was updating the AMD driver to the 13.1 mobility driver for Win7 64bit. Then it crashed in the middle and did some ...
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0answers
110 views

Three instances of AMD HD7560D are shown in Windows 7

I have embedded graphics on an AMD A8 processor running on Windows 7 Pro Media Center, it shows up as HD7560D. When I use the AMD control for graphics in the hidden Windows 7 icons (in the tray) it ...
0
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1answer
1k views

the awful switchable graphics: which card am I using when HDMI output?

I currently own a vostro 3560 with the terrible Switchable Graphics technology. It has an ATI 7670M and Intel Graphics 4000, verified via Device Admin, and of course, because I bought it that way. I ...
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4answers
4k views

Explorer constantly hanging

So I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) an AMD 8150 on an Asus Crosshair V motherboard with all the latest and greatest patches, and I am experiencing frequent Explorer freezes. I've included the ...
2
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1answer
298 views

Can I use both Radeon HD 4xxx and HD 6xxx?

Recently AMD pushed HD 4xxx drivers to "Legacy" version of their Catalyst driver package. New version of Catalyst that is required for HD 6xxx no longer has those drivers. Now I can install legacy ...
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2answers
2k views

HDMI Audio Lower than Computer Audio

I have two outputs for Audio. One is an audio jack on my monitor that uses HDMI and the other is the built in audio in the computer. I have noticed that audio on the computer is much louder than the ...
1
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1answer
871 views

How can I reinstall my AMD 880g/sb850 usb driver?

I have the Asus M4A88TD-M Evo motherboard with the AMD 880g/sb850 chipset and I wanted to use AHCI mode. I activated it in the BIOS and made a change to the Windows 7 registry and I got it working. I ...
1
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1answer
167 views

Will a Win7 RAID drop less then at fakeraid?

Up till recently I was using a 5 disk, 2TB, Raid-0 without any problems. However I added another drive bringing it up to 6 disks. Now the Raid drops and I have to reboot Windows to get it back. This ...
0
votes
1answer
572 views

Multiple Settings for One Monitor

I have my monitor set to the way I like it, it shows colors accurately and not overly bright (white doesn't blind me). However I edit photos for the web and this is great for my screen but I have ...
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2answers
419 views

What can I do to resolve low FPS problems on AMD Graphics?

Two days ago I bought Hp dv6t with Radeon 7690m xt. When I run cpu and gpu benchmark on Cinebench 11.5, I got 5.01 cpu and 48.16 FPS for gpu. After I installed updates from HP notification center, ...
2
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4answers
2k views

Windows 7 on an old machine

My PC has AMD Sempron 2600+ (1.6 GHz) processor, 1.25 GB of RAM, low-end video card integrated on the motherboard: VIA/S3G UniChrome Pro IGP (64 MB). I am running Windows XP on it. If I put Windows 7 ...
0
votes
1answer
519 views

HD4570 Mobility reports OpenGL 3.0 but in spec OpenGL 3.2

I just updated my drivers to 11-12_mobility_vista_win7_32-64_ccc.exe. I than checked it with OpenGL Extensions Viewer and I see that my card is 100% OpenGL 3.0 and only 60% OpenGL 3.2. In the spec ...
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votes
1answer
489 views

How can I update my southbridge driver?

My motherboard is an AMD SB780 model. I think the AMD PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver is the northbridge driver. But I can't find the southbridge driver? Where can I download and install the ...
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1answer
1k views

Driver is not intended for this platform?

I've downloaded a special hybrid version for 32bit/64bit but my Windows 7 keeps saying "Driver is not intended for this platform"? What can I do? I've tried to install with the setup.exe and with the ...
0
votes
3answers
16k views

Can't install AMD graphics card

For the life of me I cannot work out how to properly install the drivers for an AMD graphics card. I have an Acer laptop with a Radeon HD 6550m in it. I go to the official AMD support site (after a ...
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0answers
578 views

1680x1050 via VGA won't work correctly in Windows 7 32bit

I am trying to connect a Samsung 22" SyncMaster with my laptop running Windows 7 32-bit, an AMD HD 6500 Mobility. Though Catalyst Control Centre as well as Windows identify the correct resolution of ...
2
votes
2answers
610 views

Replacing nVidia GeForce 8800 GT with AMD Radeon 6870

I'm going to buy AMD Radeon 6870 to replace my old nVidia 8800 GT. Which steps should I follow while replacing the graphics card? Do I need to reinstall Windows? Computer specifications: ASUS ...
2
votes
2answers
355 views

Hard drive, CPU, or other issue?

It seems my computer has crashed but not sure what the problem is. I have an HP Pavillion p6310f with Windows 7 home edition. I bought it less than 2 years ago. 6GB RAM, 1TB Western Digital (green ...
2
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1answer
471 views

Phenom x6 overheating: temperature montiors show constant 0 degrees C

I have an AMD Phenom II x6 processor which is overheating very easily, especially considering it's water cooled. I'm trying to monitor the temperature (in Windows 7) to see what's going on, but I ...
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1answer
1k views

Computer loads windows 7 with 2 GB of RAM, but not with 4 GB (2 x 2GB of identical sticks)

I have an AMD system - It is currently running with 1 stick of 2GB ram. Lately, I added another identical 2GB stick to it. However, Windows 7 is not booting with 2 sticks of RAM. It will boot with ...
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1answer
702 views

Does using a hexacore CPU make sense?

I'm currently planning to upgrade my computer system and I want to exchange CPU, board and RAM. I already had a look at some hexacore-CPUs from AMD and would like to know if it makes any sense to use ...
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8answers
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How to stop windows resizing when the monitor display channel is turned off / switched to different source

Have a new 6870 ati radeon adapter with its drivers set to 1080p 60hz resolution hooked up to a 2008 47" high end Samsung HDMI based TV. However, when the tv is turned to a different hdmi input ...
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votes
1answer
820 views

How do I enable CPU throttling on an Athlon X2 4200+ under Windows 7?

My desktop computer is constantly running at 2200MHz even at idle load, and the fan is always at full speed. Cool'n'Quiet is enabled in the BIOS, but the options to set the Maximum and Minimum CPU ...
2
votes
5answers
2k views

Win 7 installed.. Change Mobo + Processor, Will it work?

I am not sure if SO is right place to ask this question. I have Win 7 x64 installed in my computer. ( Intel C2duo + Some mATX Asus Mobo) .. I am planning to upgrade my comp and i was going to buy a ...
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3answers
253 views

Do certain CPUs offer certain advantages for Windows 7?

I'm about to buy a new PC that will run Windows 7. My question: Do certain CPUs offer certain advantages for Windows 7? As a rule of thumb, more expensive CPUs yield better performance and more ...