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FX 5200 install in Windows 7 with XP drivers

Windows 7 32bit automatically installed some generic Microsoft drivers (Standard VGA Graphics Adapter) for the PNY NVIDIA FX 5200 256mb, but just interacting with the desktop was laggy. It also only duplicated the display. I thought about trying the Vista ForceWare drivers from NVIDIA but the XP driver was newer. On NVIDIA driver search, Select […]

Installing ATI drivers in Ubuntu 7.04 on Presario V2000

This worked on a fresh install of Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 on Compaq Presario V2000 laptop with ATI Radeon Xpress 200M (onboard) Download ati-driver-installer-8.37.6-x86.x86_64 (i removed the .run, if that makes any difference) (its for both 32/64bit) type: sudo sh ati-driver* (or type full name) ATI installation gui should popup… After thats done then go to… […]