ATI Catalyst 7.3 Display Driver

last update:
April 18th, 2007, 14:59 GMT
developed by:
ATI
file size:
29 MB
category:
C: \ Graphics Board \ ATI
platform
Windows XP

Specifications:

Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System

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

* Uninstalling the graphics drivers no longer results in some of the files and folders failing to be removed in the Program File folder. Further details can be found in topic number 737-23715
* Hot-plugging an HDMI TV to the DVI port of graphics adapter via HDMI to DVI cable no longer results in the DVI-to-HDMI detection message appearing but then disappearing within 30 seconds or when making a slight mouse movement. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25809
* Extend desktop mode no longer fails to work after rotating the extended secondary desktop to 90 degrees. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25810
* The Microsoft Vista gamma settings set by the operating system is no longer overwritten when launching the Catalyst™ Control Center 737-25505
* Catalyst™ Control Center->Basic View: Setting the regional and language settings to German no longer results in corruption being noticed in the Quick Setting->Video Playback->Adjust Video for Room Brightness option found in the Catalyst™ Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26653
* Catalyst™ Control Center: Swapping the primary and secondary display devices no longer results in the inability to change the display resolution. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26655
* Catalyst™ Control Center: The language is no longer switched for Chinese traditional and Chinese simplified. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26657
* Catalyst™ Control Center: Setting the language option to Simplified Chinese no longer results in Chinese characters being inconsistent. Further details can be found in topic number. Further details can be found in topic number 737-23708
* Catalyst™ Control Center->Component Video Properties->Adjustments: The Apply button is no longer greyed out when making adjustments to the Brightness, Contrast, or Saturation sliders. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26658
* Catalyst™ Control Center: Creating a profile no longer results in the profile shortcut not being deleted from desktop after uninstalling the Catalyst™ Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26659
* The Catalyst™ Control Center now launches under localized version of the operating system when using MS .NET 2.0 IPC. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26660
* The Catalyst™ Control Center no longer intermittently disappears when running in the background of the Windows XP Professional x64 Edition operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26661
* Enabling clone mode and attempting to launch the Catalyst™ Control Center by right clicking on the desktop no longer results in the Catalyst™ Control Center failing to launch. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26664
* Disabling a secondary display device when horizontally stretched desktop is enabled no longer results in the Catalyst™ Control Center becoming corrupt and unusable. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26665
* Installing a newer version of the Catalyst™ Control Center over an older version no longer results in the newer version failing to install. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26666
* Catalyst™ Control Center->Advanced Mode: The Video aspect Help now loads when pressing F1. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26667
* The Help files for video aspects found in the Catalyst™ Control Center are now up to date. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26668
* Catalyst™ Control Center->Overdrive: User setting are now retained when making changes to the Graphics Processor and Graphics Memory Statuses. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26669
* Hot-plugging a CRT display device and switching the screen position and size to the right in the Catalyst™ Control Center, no longer results in the desktop image switching back to the center position when switching to dual mode. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26670
* Flashing is no longer noticed when hot-plugging a CRT display device and enabling extended desktop mode under the Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26671
* Using the hotkey function Fn F4 to cycle through display options no longer results in the operating system hanging intermittently. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26672
* Using WinDVD to play a DVD title no longer results in the right portion of the display being cut-off and the player image shifting to the left. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26673
* Display corruption is no longer noticed after the Windows XP logo is displayed and prior to the display driver loading. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26674
* Catalyst™ Control Center->Avivo Video->Theater Mode: Enabling Theater Mode and Clone mode no longer result in the operating system failing to respond when using the hotkey function to switch between display devices. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26675
* Catalyst™ Control Center->Video->Avivo Quality aspect page: The Pulldown detection option is no longer missing. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26679
* Catalyst™ Control Center: The HDTV display mode of 1080i30 is now added to the pre-defined and custom modes found in the Catalyst™ Control Center->Digital Panel Properties->HDTV Support. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26680
* Connecting a display device to the DVI connector no longer results in the display device failing to display a full screen image when setting the display resolution to 1280x720 60Hz. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26681

Known Issues Under the Windows XP Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues in the latest version of Catalyst™. These include:

* Call of Duty: An error message may appear when task switching between the game and the Windows desktop. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26750
* Starwars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords: Setting the in-game display option to low settings may result in corruption being noticed within the game. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25173
* Enabling CrossFire™ may result in display corruption being noticed when playing a DVD or media clip using either WinDVD 7, Windows Media Player or PowerDVD 6. Further details can be found in topic number 737-22806
* Catalyst™ Control Center->OverDrive: The OverDrive setting are not retained for individual accounts. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25805
* The response time for the Catalyst™ Control Center may appear slow when attempting to make changes to the display devices when having both a CRT and HDTV connected and extended desktop mode enabled. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25806
* Choppy playback of media previews and captured files may be noticed in the media center and movie maker after applying WMP 11 update. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25807
* Installing an ATI Radeon™ X1900 CrossFire™ Master and X1900 slave under Windows XP may result in AA settings failing to be retained when rebooting the system. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25808
* A Microsoft .NET Framework error may appear when switching between user accounts and or toggling between Catalyst™ Control Center skins. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26746
* Making changes to the 3D-All Setting aspect may result in the SmoothVision slider and labels failing to be redrawn properly. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26747
* Attempting to run TV in the Windows Vista media center may result in the operating system rebooting. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26748
* Launching the release notes under the Japanese or Chinese version of Windows may result in the release notes displaying a blank page. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-26749
* The response time for the Catalyst™ Control Center may appear slow when attempting to make changes to the display devices when having both a CRT and HDTV connected and extended desktop mode enabled. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-25806
* Uninstalling the graphics drivers may result in some of the files and folder failing to be removed in the Program File folder. Further details can be found in topic number 737-23715

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