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ATI Technology Graphics Card Display Driver

Vendor:ATI Technology
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Driver
OS: Windows Vista x32
Version: 8.8
File Size: 21.2 Mb
Release: 20 Aug 2008
Update: 21 Aug 2008
Filename: 8-8_vista32_dd_67980.exe
Download Instruction
Brand:ATI Technology, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: Radeon 9550, Driver: 8.8, OS: Windows Vista x32. ATI Radeon Graphics Card Display Driver 8.8 Windows Vista x32 was collected from ATI Technology official site for ATI Technology Graphics and Video. In order to ensure the right driver download, Official driver links from ATI Technology are listed at first. If the official driver can not be downloaded, a copy of official driver can be provided at local server download.opendrivers.com, download1.opendrivers.com, or dl2.opendrivers.com. Besides, Both the driver developer's home page and driver download and support page be provided as well in my ATI Technology page.
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Driver Summary
ATI Radeon 9550/9600/9700/9800/X300/X600/X700/X800/X1300/X1600/X1900/X1950/HD 2400/HD 2600/HD 2900 XT/HD 3400/HD 3600/HD 3850/HD 3870/HD 4850/HD 4870 Series Graphics Card Display Driver 8.8 Windows Vista x32. Display Driver Only.

The Catalyst software suite 8.8 contains the following:

  • Radeon display driver 8.522
  • Multimedia Center 9.16 (Windows XP only)
  • HydraVision for both Windows XP and Vista
  • HydraVision Basic Edition (Windows XP only)
  • Remote Wonder 3.04 (Windows XP only)
  • WDM Driver Install Bundle
  • Southbridge/IXP Driver
  • Catalyst Control Center Version 8.8

    This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst Software Suite for Windows Vista. These include:

  • Setting the language option to Greek no longer results in cropped text being noticed in the Catalyst Control Center->Component Video page
  • Adobe After Effects: Exiting the application no longer results in the Windows Vista (64 bit version) operating system intermittently failing to respond
  • Call of Duty 4: Corruption is no longer noticed when having Quad CrossFire enable and an HDMI 1080p display device connected.
  • Devil May Cry 4: Anti-Aliasing no longer fails to function when playing the game with CrossFire enabled
  • Dirt: Playing the German Crossover track (Rally World Event) no longer results in the grand stands and chain link fences not being display correctly when CrossFire is enabled and MSAA is disabled
  • Hellgate London: Setting the display resolution to 2560x1600 no longer results in the game failing to respond
  • Linage II: Switching between the game and the Windows desktop no longer results in the desktop appearing brighter than its original setting. Exiting the game and restarting the operating system may also result in the desktop brightness failing to be restored to its original setting.
  • Lost Planet (DX9): Enabling CrossFire?, AA to 4x, AF to 8x, and having all of the in-game options set to high no longer results in the game failing to respond when running the performance test
  • Mahjongg Artifacts: Flickering is no longer noticed when playing the game on pre-configured name brand systems
  • Mass Effect: Playing the game with CrossFire enabled no longer results in corruption being noticed on the AA menu
  • NASCAR demo: Setting all the in-game options to the highest levels no longer results in corruption being noticed on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD 2400 series of product and running Windows Vista
  • Quake 4: Corruption is no longer noticed when starting a new game on systems running either Windows XP or Vista and containing an ATI Radeon HD 48x0 series of product
  • Second Life: Playing the game on a CrossFire configured system (ATI Radeon HD 2400 and above) no longer results in corruption and slow performance being noticed
  • Unreal Tournament 3: The game no longer intermittently fails to launch when a map has texture detail set to maximum.
  • World In Conflict: Setting the video quality to high no longer results in corruption being noticed
  • Installing a newer version of the Catalyst Control Center without removing the older version no longer results in a windows error message appearing when attempting to launch the Catalyst Control Center
  • The Reduce DVI frequency on high-resolution displays is no longer missing in the Catalyst Control Center->Digital Panel (DVI) page when hot un-plugging and then hot-plugging a display device using the HDMI port on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD 3100/3200 series of product
  • The Display Management options are no longer missing or corrupted when switching between profiles in the Catalyst Control Center
  • Clicking Start->All Program->Catalyst Control Center->Restart runtime twice no longer results in the two ATI Restart icons appearing on the Windows taskbar
  • Setting the DPI to 120 or 144 no longer results in cropped text being noticed throughout various pages of the Catalyst Control Center
  • Making changes to the default values in the Avivo color page and closing the Catalyst Control Center without applying the changes no longer results in the default values failing to be restored
  • Cropped text is no longer noticed in the VPU Recover message when the DPI is set to 144
  • Checking the Use application settings in Avivo Video->Basic Color no longer results in the preview failing to be updated with the default color settings
  • Corruption is no longer noticed when entering the Catalyst Control Center->Basic Quality page on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD 4800 product
  • Setting the language option to German and the Catalyst Control Center skin to ATI_Crimson no longer results in text appearing cropped within the Catalyst Control Center
  • Catalyst Control Center: Enabling the option for Always on Top no longer results in dialog boxes failing to appear on top of the Catalyst Control Center
  • Running through a custom install of the graphics driver and installing the driver to a directory of choice no longer results in a C++ error message when right clicking on the Windows desktop
  • The pulldown menu options found within various pages of the Catalyst Control Center are no longer mis-aligned
  • Setting the language option to Russian no longer results in cropped text being noticed within the Catalyst Control Center
  • Using the Catalyst Control Center Setup Assistant no longer results in the Catalyst Control Center Advanced View text is appearing greyed out
  • A restricted number of HDTV custom modes no longer occurs after deleting all of the custom modes that were previously added
  • Catalyst Control Center: The online help links for Color->Full Screen3D are no longer missing
  • Catalyst Control Center->Help->CrossFire?: The help file no longer states that CrossFire is enabled by default under the Windows XP operating system
  • Incorrect help hardware configurations are no longer described for CrossFire in the Catalyst Control Center->Help contents
  • Setting the language option to any of the supported languages now results in the translated language web pages being displayed (if in existence) when clicking on the Welcome link
  • Corruption is no longer noticed in the lower portion of the HDMI display when using certain display modes
  • Disabling the graphics driver while clone mode is enable no longer results in corruption being noticed on the display devices
  • Connecting an HDMI display device and entering an S3 state no longer results in the operating system failing to respond or VPU Recover to activate
  • Connecting an HDMI display device to the DVI port using an HDMI to DVI dongle no longer results in the display mode of 720x480 failing to be in the display mode list after hot-unplugging the HDMI display device and hot-plugging a DVI display device.
  • Screen flashing no longer occurs when connecting a display device that has incorrect Extended Display Identification Data information (EDID)
  • An error message indicating that the display driver stopped responding and has recovered is no longer displayed when playing a DVD title using the Windows Media Player on systems containing an ATI Radeon 3100/3200 series of product
  • Connecting a dual link display device to a system containing an ATI Radeon HD 36x0 series of product no longer results in the display device failing to display an image when enabling the option to reduce DVI and setting the display resolution to 1280x1024 60Hz 32bpp
  • Connecting an HDMI display device and setting the display resolution to 1600x1024 or higher with a refresh rate higher than 60Hz. no longer result in the display device failing to display an image
  • Logging off one user and logging on as another no longer results in CrossFire failing to be enabled or disabled when logging back on as the original user
  • A CCCPrev.exe has stopped working error message no longer appears when selecting any 3D settings in the Catalyst Control Center when extended desktop mode is enabled
  • Connecting a CRT as the primary and a DFP as a secondary display device followed by enabling extended desktop mode no longer results in clone mode becoming active when hot-unplugging the DFT and the hot-plugging it back on
  • Connecting a TV as a secondary display device and attempting to enabled extended desktop mode no longer results in the TV format failing to change
  • Connecting a secondary display device and enabling it as the primary display no longer results in the resolution being set to it maximum display resolution when enabling CrossFire?
  • Clicking on the seek slider when playing a DVD title using the PowerDVD player no longer results in corruption being noticed on the playback window
  • Switching from h.264 to MPEG2 video titles no longer results in the operating system intermittently failing to respond
  • Playing VC1 video clips no longer results in green corruption being noticed in the player window
  • Seeking or fast-forwarding in a media player application no longer results in corruption being noticed on systems containing an ATI Radeon HD 3600 series of product and running Windows Vista (32 bit version)
  • Enabling BOB de-interlacing no longer results in a green line being noticed on the bottom of the playback window when playing a 1080i clip
  • Playing a standard definition DVD using the Windows Media Player no longer results in the player window flashing when closed captioning is enabled
  • Playing a DVD title using the PowerDVD player no longer results in the PowerDVD player failing to respond when DXVA is disabled, closed captioning is enabled and the user is fast forwarding the DVD title anywhere from 4x to 32x

  • Driver Support Models
    The driver can be applied to the following product models:
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