ATI Catalyst Display Driver 8.4 for Windows XP Professional / Home / Media Center Edition

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Date: April 16, 2008
File Size: 35.2 MB
OS Support: Windows XP
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Resolved Issues for the Windows XP Operating System

This section provides information on resolved issues in this release of the ATI Catalyst™ Software Suite for Windows XP. These include:

* 3DMark05/06: A performance drop is no longer noticed when running the benchmark under Windows XP. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33497
* Lost Planet: Setting AA to either 4x or 8x no longer results in the game failing to respond. Further details can be found in topic number 737-28492
* Setting the language option to any supported language other than English no longer results in the Help file for Configure and Diagnostics failing to appear. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32605
* Setting the language option to Russian for the Catalyst™ Control Center no longer results in some text being cropped for the secondary display device in the display properties. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32663
* Setting the language option to German for the Catalyst™ Control Center no longer results in some translation errors being noticed through-out the Catalyst™ Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32664
* Setting the language option to French for the Catalyst™ Control Center no longer results in some translation errors being noticed through-out the Catalyst™ Control Center. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32665
* Connecting a CRT and TV and enabling either clone mode or extended desktop no longer results in Overlay Theater Mode failing on the secondary display device when attempting to change the TV format to D/PAL. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32606
* Catalyst™ Control Center->3D: AA options are no longer missing on certain system configurations. This issue may also have been experienced under the Windows Vista and XP Professional x64 Edition operating systems. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33400
* The Apply button no longer fails to become disabled when changing the display resolution on a system with extended desktop mode enabled and the secondary display device having a different color scheme. This issue may also have been experienced under the Windows Vista and XP Professional x64 Edition operating systems. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33401
* Setting the language option to French for the Catalyst™ Control Center no longer results in cropped text being noticed within the Catalyst™ Control Center. This issue may also have been experienced under the Windows Vista and XP Professional x64 Edition operating systems. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33402
* The display device no longer displays a green image when launching the Catalyst™ Control Center when PowerDVD is running. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33405
* The Windows XP operating system no longer fails to respond when switching between user profiles. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33414

Known Issues Under the Windows XP Operating System

The following section provides a summary of open issues that may be experienced under the Windows XP operating system in the latest version of Catalyst™. These include:

* Enemy Territory: Quake Wars may have corruption on the water and sky after increasing the game resolution. Restarting the game at that higher resolution or issuing reloadImages command in the game console corrects the corruption. This issue only impacts graphics cards up to the ATI Radeon™ X850. Further details can be found in topic number 737-29947
* Connecting a CRT display device as the secondary display and playing a Blu-ray DVD using a Cyberlink player may result in no video playback if extended desktop mode is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30587
* Connecting a Dual Link Panel to the on-board DVI port, followed by hot plugging a DVI display to the add-on DVI card may result in clone mode becoming disabled when rebooting the machine and the secondary display device remaining blank. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31166
* The Catalyst™ Control Center menu option may fail to function when changing the skin from system skin to any other available skin. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30570
* Setting the display resolution to 1440x900 or lower may result in corruption being noticed when playing a DVD title. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31168
* Connecting a CRT display device as the secondary display and playing a Blu-ray DVD using a Cyberlink player may result in no video playback if extended desktop mode is enabled. Further details can be found in topic number 737-30587
* The floppy drive may fail to read or write under Vista on a Dell XPS410 system. Further details can be found in topic number 737-31148
* Intermittent flashing may be noticed in the right portion of the display when playing a 720p or 1080i media file when using the Windows Media Player v10. Further details can be found in topic number 737-32666
* The ATI OpenGL driver may fail to be applied on systems containing an ATI Radeon™ 3600/3650 AGP series of product. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33467
* A warning message may fail to be displayed when reaching the maximum number of modes in the Predefined and Custom HDTV modes section of the Catalyst™ Control Center. This issue may also be experienced under the Windows Vista and XP Professional x64 Edition operating systems. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33468
* Underscan may fail when setting the display device to either 1080i 25Hz or 1080i 50Hz. Further details can be found in topic number 737-33469

Note: Before proceeding with your driver installation we suggest you make sure you are installing the latest version available and for the appropriate model/revision and Operating System. We strongly suggest following 'readme' instructions for installing drivers when available. Often restarting your system will be necessary for the new driver to become active and start functioning properly.

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