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AMD Catalyst problem on XP Pro

By learninmypc
Mar 7, 2013
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  1. I've been trying for I don't know how long to get this damn thing updated but it won't. I first noticed there was an update when I installed the filehippo updater.
    I've been to the AMD website, here at techspot & yes, via filehippo but still no luck.
    I was doing an eset scan a bit ago when I got a pop up telling me it was in need of updating so I crossed my fingers & hoped it would. It completed , complete with the green checkmark yet filehippo still says its needed.
    Here is my speccy stats
    XP Speccy.JPG
    And the page where I downloaded it from
    AMD Catalyst.JPG
    ??????:confused:
     
  2. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 827   +192

    Download GPU-Z and it will show your current driver version. If it shows the correct one, Id say it is filehippo that is reporting incorrectly.
     
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,361   +327

    Kindly give me a link or tell me if this one is good http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/
     
  4. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 827   +192

    The link you provided is good. That is where I usually grab it from.
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,361   +327

    Ok, I'll give it a shot, thank you.
     
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,361   +327

    Well, I think I did it correct
    screenshot.gif
     
  7. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 827   +192

    It looks to be consistent with the update you downloaded. So, It would seem that File Hippo is indeed reporting incorrectly.
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,361   +327

    Ok, thank you kindly. :)
     
  9. Blkfx1

    Blkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 827   +192

    No problem, glad I was able to help.
     
  10. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    Filehippo sometimes is inconsistant. I always get an alert that my Java and Deamon tools are not up to date, but they are. It is usually correct, but sometimes it has some hiccups.
     
  11. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,361   +327

    Yes, like us humans, they too make miss steaks:)
     
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  12. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    I like Filehippo just for the updates, I dont actually download them from there, but I just see what updates are available and I install them from the vendor itself.
     
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