ATI Catalyst hotfix for AGP cards

Posted on Friday, Apr 18 2008 @ 19:42 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ATI has rolled out a hotfix for users of AGP Radeon graphics cards that fixes the following problem:
After installing Catalyst 7.9 or higher an error is received launching DirectX based games. The error indicates that Direct3D Failed to Initialize or similar.

In Vista your Experience score will drop to 1.0.

The DirectX Diagnostic tests will fail in both XP and Vista.
You can download it over here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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