Topic Title: [NEED HELP] Getting switchable graphics to operate.
Topic Summary: switchable graphics
Created On: 08/04/2012 11:06 AM
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 08/04/2012 11:06 AM
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blitzer31
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Hello, 

I'm new to these forums and I need help with getting my switchable graphics to operate, and this seemed like the place to ask. 

A while ago I had to re-install windows to a 32 bit version on my Lenovo G570 to flash my BIOS so I could get my wireless card to work without any problems. When I install a 64 bit windows again I successfully installed every driver needed for my hardware exept for the switchable graphics which is made up of the intel HD3000 and the HD 6370M.

I've searched all over the internet for ages and I cannot find a simple installation to get this to work, I've tried downloading the drivers for each of the cards and I can only get the intel hd3000 working by itself. I've tried installing the 6370M driver from amd.com and when I do the installation says there is no compatible hardware for this installation, which is strange because the 'amd driver finder' said I needed that specific driver -.- .

I have also looked on lenovo's driver page for the G570 and its ati video drivers give me the same error, although the intel one worked.

I am really in a pickle here and it would be great if someone could help me out. Thanks 

 08/04/2012 11:44 AM
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This is why we need a laptop forum. With the following stickys:

1. http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/737-28041SupportforATIMobility.aspx

2.

Important!
The AMD Mobility Radeon Driver Verification tool helps you determine your notebook’s compatibility with generic AMD Catalyst Mobility drivers. It helps to prevent incorrect installation on incompatible notebooks which may lead to disabled features or functionality.
If you experience difficulty while using the generic AMD Catalyst Mobility drivers, we recommend reverting to the driver provided by your notebook vendor. Please contact your notebook vendor for their most recent graphics drivers.
The following notebooks are not compatible with this tool:
Notebooks equipped with switchable graphics

Contact Levono here: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/diagnose-and-fix/default.page?



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 08/04/2012 09:24 PM
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http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&destPage=document&docname=c03048374&lc=en&tmp_docname=c03048374



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Intel I7 960 @ 3.87ghz *Intel DX58SO *HIS HD6970 2gb *Corsair TX650M *2x4gb Corsair XMS3 *WD Black 1TB *Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit ***Asus N71Jq laptop *Intel I7 720QM Processor *Mobility Radeon HD5730 1gb *8gb Ram *Windows 7 64bit ** Toshiba P75-A7200 * Intel I7-4700MQ * Windows 8.1 64bit


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 08/04/2012 10:17 PM
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blitzer31
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I have contacted lenovo now and I am awaiting a reply. I'm half expecting them to just give me a link to the drivers page -.-

 08/04/2012 10:52 PM
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While you are waiting...you might try these drivers  http://benchmark3d.com/amd-catalyst-8-97-18-april



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