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RADEON 9600 XT problems!!!!

By Ghoul
Dec 29, 2004
  1. i just got the 9600xt for christmas and was looking forward to using it in Half-Life 2. It runs good except one problem that is driving me CRAZY! I can change the desktop gamma and the full screen gamma, but when i enter HL2 or almost any other game it goes dark. Even when HL2 options are open and i slide the brightness bar all the way up, it is still very dark. Please help me!
    It also seems that the overlay controlls are locked, i have no idea what those even do. And now after messing around with it im getting a
    "VPU Recover has reset your graphics accelerator as it was no longer responding to graphic driver commands." :knock:

    Specs>
    2.53ghz

    MSI "661FM-L" SiS661FX Motherboard for Intel Socket 478 CPU -RETAIL mother board.

    512Mb ram
    ATI 9600xt 128 > 4.12 driver (6.14.10.6490)
    Windows XP
     
  2. PreservedSwine

    PreservedSwine TS Rookie Posts: 325

    Have you tried, In your ATI control panel, under D3D, go to the color tab, and be sure move the "game gamma" slider a bit brighter...??
     
  3. Ghoul

    Ghoul TS Rookie Topic Starter

    For some reason I don’t even have a game gamma control in catalyst or any other control I have. I have all the new drivers and all the updates.

    BUT! I did figure out how to get around it for the time being! I set up an "increase gamma" hotkey and just increased it in the game. However, it still resets when I exit but at least I can see! :chef:
     
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