Problems with Radeon 9550 driver installation

By Kiri-Ryu
Apr 13, 2006
  1. I just got a Radeon 9550 graphics card, and I've been having problems trying to install the thing. When I try to install it from the CD, a message pops up saying:

    Setup was unable to complete installation.
    Try to setup your display adapter with a standard VGA driver before running setup

    When I try installing it with Windows New Hardware Wizard, I get the message:

    An error occured during the installatioin of this device
    - The data is invalid

    I really need help, what should I do? :confused:
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    This is the data invalid solution - Data invalid solution
    For modem read video/graphics/display That might be allow you to install.

    You might have toboot into VGA mode(tap F8 AT Startup,select VGA mode) and then try installing.

    Further possibilities if that didn`t work -Make sure your system is free of any remnants of previous video card drivers
    use this - Driver cleaner If necessary.

    If you get problems look here - Helpful link and Helpful link and Helpful link

    Don`t say you haven`t got enough information :)
  3. Kiri-Ryu

    Kiri-Ryu TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thank you very much, it worked! After I sorted out the "Data invalid" problem, I was able to install everything else. Again, thanks! :)
  4. joepoole

    joepoole TS Rookie

    further help with ati 9550

    I would like to know which of those instructions worked for you, i tried all of them and none worked.
    ive got a ati 9550 on xp pro

    vga mode still gives me the same problem

    tried the driver removal tool still nothing

    I could not make any sence of the link to the modem page.

    a little direction would be helpful
  5. joepoole

    joepoole TS Rookie


    just bumping so someone might notice.
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