Radeon 7500 installation woes

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jeff Kleist, Apr 28, 2002.

  1. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    I have the baseline drivers that came with the card running just fine, but when I reboot after the install of the newest driver that's on their page, Run.dll crashes and the whole system comes down

    Athlon 800

    Asus K7V Mobo

    DirectX 8.1

    Windows 98

    256MB RAM

    Promise ATA 100 controller

    Sound Blaster Live!

    Pinnacle DV 200

    Linksys 10/100 NIC
     
  2. JasenP

    JasenP Screenwriter

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    Jeff,
    As an ATI veteran let me give you some words of advice:
    Before installing new drivers uninstall all traces of the previous version INCLUDING all the registry entries. Reboot and let your PC install the vga drivers and then install your new ATI drivers.
    here is a good ATI support forum page (because ATI's is a mess): Rage3D
    I have been through it all with the ATI so if that doesn't work for you, let me know!
    -Jasen
     
  3. brentl

    brentl Cinematographer

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    JasenP; I think that's the problem with ATI stuff. The system has to be "just right" or it won't work.
    ATI makes some great stuff, I just wish they'd make better drivers.
    I could spend hours talking about my problems installing a rage fury pro on 2 different MOBOs, and how it took me 5 minute with an Nvidea based board.
    I run into problem where a HTPC comes into play. The 7500 is considered the best value for use in a HTPC, but I've almost sworn off them.
    "(because ATI's is a mess)" yep damn straight!
    I'm a rambling man[​IMG]
    Brent
     

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