ATI Catalyst Display Driver Suite 10.1 for XP

last update:
January 28th, 2010, 10:48 GMT
developed by:
ATI
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44.5 MB
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platform
Windows XP

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Performance Improvements
The following performance gains are noticed with this release of ATI Catalyst 10.1:

Left 4 Dead 2 – Overall performance improves as much as 3% on ATI Radeon
HD 5700 series products and ATI Radeon HD 5800 series products
Crysis – Performance improves as much as 3% on ATI Radeon HD 5700 series
products and as much as 4% on ATI Radeon HD 5800 series products

Resolved Issues for All Windows Operating Systems

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

Confirmation dialog box will now appear while extending the display through ATI
Catalyst Control Center
"Enable Manual Fan Control" check box will now be checked when utilizing external tools to apply fan speed

The display order will now reflect changes properly when Eyefinity is re-arranged while desktop is rotated to portrait mode
Hot unplugging one of the displays in an Eyefinity configuration no longer causes rotation modes to disappear from ATI Catalyst Control Center

Resolved Issues for the Windows 7 Operating System

This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst Software Suite for Windows 7. These include:

Enabling LCD Overdrive will no longer cause mouse cursor to magnify when moved overtop of the "Calibration Preview"
DisplayPort "Lower Setting Applied" and "Link Failure" messages will no longer
appear after driver installation and reboot with DP displays connected to the mini DP port
Firefox now works properly and video no longer drop frames when playing Youtube clips with Adobe Flash Player 10
CrossFire logo now appears properly in CFX enabled applications like "3DMark
Vantage" or "Call of Juarez"
Newly added custom modes will now appear properly in desktop area tree view
Confirmation dialogue window will now appear when setting up Eyefinity mode
120 Hz is no longer missing from display modes for specific digital displays
Specific configurations will no longer cause Ubisoft "Wheelman" to stop responding during gameplay
Loss of HDMI signal may no longer occurs when viewing Blu-ray content, and rescanning for the HDMI signal no longer cause the entire screen to shift and display a green border
Overscan/underscan issue no longer occurs when setting displays to HDTV modes
Performance drop no longer observed during some scenes of Resident Evil 5
cinematics
Blocky grass and trees no longer visible in Unigine "Heaven" in OpenGL mode

Resolved Issues for the Windows Vista Operating System

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

Changing basic color settings will now reflect properly during playback with Adobe Flash Player using Internet Explorer or Firefox
The right side of HD progressive playback screen will no longer freeze while
enabling split screen mode and dynamic contrast
Green horizontal line no longer visible at the top of the playback window when
viewing SD HQV content with desktop resolution set to 25x16

Known Issues Under All Windows Operating Systems

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows operating system in the latest version of ATI Catalyst. These include:

Changing to deinterlace mode may default to adaptive deinterlace mode instead when playing videos
Setting Eyefinity group may not work for some configurations with DVI and display port devices
Creating an Eyefinity group on the non-primary display might not function properly
Hotkeys for rotations may disappear after disabling rotated Eyefinity mode
With active display in clone mode, creating an Eyefinity group might not function properly and message prompting user to disable the extended desktop might not pop up
ATI Catalyst Control Center might not remember the position of the fourth
monitor after displays are repositioned in Eyefinity grouping
Intermittent grey screen or vertical line corruption may randomly appear on the
screen

Known Issues Under the Windows 7 Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows 7 operating system in the latest version of ATI Catalyst. These include:

Media Center may display corruption when viewing DVB-T content
Flickering grass and white borders may be visible in Unigine "Heaven" benchmark in DirectX 9 mode
Performing rotation or resolution changes may cause the player to stop responding during h.264 HD content playback
Enabling Catalyst A.I. in ATI Catalyst Control Center may cause severe
flickering to be observed in Ubisoft "R.U.S.E." beta game
Dynamic contrast may stop functioning when detail enhancement is enabled
Enabling split screen demo mode has no effect on WinDVD during Blu-ray content playback
Corruption may be visible during "Resident Evil 5" gameplay in specific chapters
Corruption might be observed in the opening cinematics and race preview of "EVE Online" game
Corruption might be visible in "Resident Evil 5" during in game cut scenes with
specific settings and HDR value set to high

Known Issues Under the Windows Vista Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows Vista operating system in the latest version of ATI Catalyst. These include:

ATI Catalyst installation log may report the HDMI audio driver as failed, although
driver was successfully installed as shown by the Device Manager
WinDVD 10 may stop responding when moved to an extended display in a multimonitor setup
HDTV custom modes being added might not appear under the Desktop Area of the Display Desktop Properties in ATI Catalyst Control Center
ATI Catalyst Release Note Version 10.1 7
With one of displays connected via the DisplayPort, PowerDVD may terminate
during Blu-ray content playback in Eyefinity mode
Laser designator beam might not focus on target properly in "Call of Duty: Modern Warefare 2" during Act II: Exodus mission

Known Issues Under the Windows XP Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows XP operating system in the latest version of ATI Catalyst. These include:

Flickering and corruption might be observed while playing "Wolfenstein
Multiplayer" at high settings
"ATI Theater Remote Receiver" might not be listed under "Human Interface
Devices" in "Device Manager" after driver installation

 

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