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ATi Catalyst beta Vista RC1

Posted on Tuesday, September 05 2006 @ 15:34:14 CEST by LSDsmurf

New Features
  • Multi-Adapter configurations
  • Display Color Adjustments
  • Component Video Output
  • TV Output
Resolved Issues
  • The Windows Vista operating system no longer fails to resume from suspend mode when using a supported Mobility™ Radeon® product
  • Connecting a TV using either the S-Video or composite connectors no longer results in extended desktop mode failing to be applied under the 32 bit version of the Windows Vista operating system
  • Attempting to swap the primary and secondary display devices through the Catalyst® Control Center under the Windows Vista operating system no longer results in either the primary and secondary displays failing to swap; the primary display device being shut down; or a windows vista error message
  • Installing the software driver for an ATI Xpress 200 series in a system running Windows Vista no longer results in a yellow exclamation point being present in the Device Manager after the installation
  • Catalyst® Control Center: The Attributes aspect page no longer fails to be displayed properly under the Windows Vista operating system
  • The Advanced aspect option found under the Component Video Properties of the Catalyst® Control Center is now available under the Windows Vista operating system when using an ATI X1x00 series of products
  • The 3D Refresh Rate Override found in the Catalyst® Control Center, no longer appears greyed when using the Windows Vista operating system with a supported ATI Radeon® X1x00 series of product
  • Serious Sam II: Playing the game on a system running Windows Vista and containing an ATI Radeon® X1x00 series of product, no longer results in display corruption or the operating system failing to respond when setting the in game video options to high
  • Attempting to install the software driver in a CrossFire™ configured system no longer results in the Windows Vista operating system failing to respond during the installation or the CrossFire™ Master displaying a yellow exclamation point within the Device Manager
  • Anti-Aliasing no longer fails to function properly when using Windows Vista on systems containing an ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X1x00 series of products
  • Enabling SurroundView on a supported ATI product that is installed in a system running Windows Vista, no longer results in display corruption being noticed and the inability to navigate in the Windows Vista desktop
Known Issues
  • Age of Empires 3: Attempting to play the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X1800 product and running the Window Vista operating system (32 bit version) may result in the game failing to launch and an error message being displayed
  • Brothers In Arms: Attempting to play the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X550 product and running the Window Vista operating system (32 bit version) may result in the game failing to launch
  • FutureMark's 3DMark03 and 3DMark05: The applications may fail to install under Windows Vista
  • Half Life 2 or Day of Defeat: Playing the games on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X1600 or X1300 and running the Windows Vista operating system (32 bit version) may result in display corruption being noticed
  • King Kong The Movie: Attempting to play the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X800 product and running the Window Vista operating system (32 bit version) may result in the game failing to launch and an error message being displayed
  • Lord of the Rings: The Battle For Middle Earth II: Attempting to install the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X850 (CrossFire™, GTO or XT edition) and running the Windows Vista operating system (64 bit version) may result in the game failing to complete the installation process
  • Media player or WinDVD7: Playing a DVD and attempting to switch between user accounts may result in the overlay window appearing blank
  • Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones: Attempting to play the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X700 product and running the Window Vista operating system (32 or 64 bit versions) may result in the game failing to launch and an error message being displayed
  • Rainbow Six: Lockdown: Attempting to play the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X700 product and running the Window Vista operating system (32 or 64 bit versions) may result in the game failing to launch and an error message being displayed
  • Serious Sam: The Second Encounter: Enabling the vsync in the Video Options of the game currently has no effect on the Frames Per Second (FPS)
  • Star Wars Empire At War: Attempting to play the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X19x0 product and running the Windows Vista operating system (64 bit version) may result in a Star Wars dialog box being displayed indicating that a required security module cannot be activated and the program cannot be executed
  • Ultimate Spider Man: Launching the game on a system containing an ATI Radeon® X800 series and running the Windows Vista operating system (32bit version) may result in display corruption being noticed for a brief moment during the game's opening cinematic
  • Catalyst® Control Center: Enabling all Hotkeys for changing gammas, brightness and contrast may intermittently result in the full screen D3D colors failing to change
  • Attempting to un-install the Catalyst® Vista RC1 driver may result in the Programs and Features dialog box being displayed indicating that a fatal error has occurred
  • Windows Media Player or WinDVD: Attempting to view a DVD on a system containing an ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X1600 and running the Windows Vista operating system may result in the DVD video and audio failing to play smoothly
  • Connecting a TV to a system containing an ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X1400 and attempting to play a DVD may intermittently result in the DVD playback window failing to display an image when switching to TV mode
  • Catalyst® Control Center: Installing multiple display adapters in a system running the Windows Vista operating system may result in the NEXT button found in the Catalyst® Control Center Welcome page (basic view) appearing as an EXIT button
  • Fast forwarding or rewinding through recorded content currently results in only two frames repeating over and over
  • Attempting to cancel the un-install of the Catalyst® Control Center through the Windows Vista operating system currently results in the un-install failing to stop and the Catalyst® Control Center being completely un-installed
  • Installing the software driver to a custom location for an ATI Radeon® X1x00 series of product under the Windows Vista operating system may result in the default driver location being created as well
  • The incorrect driver version number may be displayed when performing a custom install of the display driver under the Windows Vista operating system
  • Right clicking on the Windows Vista desktop (32bit version) may result in the Catalyst® Control Center failing to be available in the menu selection
  • Attempting to un-install the Catalyst® Control Center under the Windows Vista operating system (64 bit version) may result in the Catalyst® Control Center taking 30 minutes or more to complete the un-install process
  • The TV tuner may fail to be detected when attempting to configure the TV under the Windows Vista operating system (32 or 64 bit versions)
  • Catalyst® Control Center: The Predefined and Custom HDTV Formats found in the Digital Panel Properties may fail to be updated with the standard or custom modes resulting in the standard and custom formats not being available
  • Catalyst® Control Center: The Catalyst® Control Center may take a longer than expected amount of time to launch under the 64 bit version of the Windows Vista operating system
  • Entering the color aspect page under the 64 bit version of the Windows Vista operating system, and attempting to change the red gamma, brightness, and contrast settings to its maximum values may result in the changes not be retained when restarting the operating system
  • Catalyst® Control Center: Selecting Preferences->Select a skin results in the Select a skin dialog box failing to be displayed under the Windows Vista operating system
  • Attempting to play a DVD using the media center under the Windows Vista operating system may result in the DVD taking anywhere from 2 to 10 minutes to load and start its playback
  • Enabling Overdrive™ under the Windows Vista operating system may result in a warning message failing to be displayed and the operating system failing to shut down when the graphics adapter temperature raises above the 120 degrees celsius mark
  • Connecting an HDTV as a secondary display device under the Windows Vista operating system may result in clone mode failing to function
  • Connecting an TV as a secondary display device under the Windows Vista operating system and attempting to enabled extended desktop mode may result the Windows desktop failing to be displayed on the secondary display device
  • Attempting to resume from suspend mode on a system containing an ATI Mobility™ Radeon® X1400 product may result in the Windows Vista operating system failing to respond
  • Performing display mode changes while playing a DVD under the Windows Vista operating system may result in the DVD playback being blocked and failing to playback
  • Installing an ATI Radeon® X1600 or X1300 product in a system running the Windows Vista (32 or 64 bit version) may result in display flicker or display corruption being noticed after the installation of the software drivers
  • Scheduling a recording, followed by resuming from sleep or hibernate mode may result in the recording video pane appearing blank or the video appearing choppy. Rebooting the system will allow for proper playback of the recorded file
  • Attempting to change between Scale Image to Full panel size and Use centered Timings when using an irregular display mode such as 1280x900 may result in no changes occurring between the two modes
  • The ATI T200 Unified AVStream driver may be missing after completing either the Express or Custom install of the display driver for the Windows Vista operating system
  • Catalyst® Control Center->Advanced View->3D->Catalyst® AI: The apply button may behave erratically when selecting and deselecting Catalyst® AI
  • Installing the display drivers for a secondary display adapter may result in all of the Catalyst® Control Center aspect page disappearing and the graphics adapter being identified as a standard VGA adapter
  • Connecting a DFP display device to an ATI Radeon® X1600 or X1300 products in a system running the 64 bit version of the Windows Vista operating system may result in the DFP panel failing to display an image when attempting to resume from suspend mode

Program Information

Category:
Drivers
Type:
FRee


Version:
beta Vista RC1
Size:
80MB
Works on:
Windows


Product page: here

Download: ATi Catalyst beta Vista RC1





 

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