Fixed in these new Display Drivers: - Running MS Links 2003 with Anisotropic filtering and Anti-Aliasing enabled results in vertical and horizontal lines being displayed within the game. This issue is known to occur under Windows XP with a RADEON™ 9700 series card installed - Switching the display resolution mode when playing Jedi Knight II or Quake 3 no longer results in display corruption being displayed on the top of the menu screen - Unreal Tournament 2003 highlight corruption is no longer seen when the pull down menu bar is used to choose a selection - The Windows XP system not responding when attempting to launch IL2 Sturmovik Forgotten Battles if the display resolution is set to 1024x768 32bpp is now resolved. This issue was known to occur on the RADEON™ 9700, 9600, and 9500 series of cards - The Windows XP operating system no longer stop responding when switching the display resolution from 1280x1024 to 1600x1200 when playing Jedi Knight II - Configuring the game NASCAR Racing to 1600x1200 32 bpp under Windows ME with a RADEON™ 9600 series card installed no longer results in the system not responding - Selecting the pin camera in the game MS Links 2003 no longer results in the ground not being drawn correctly in the sub window. This issue was known to occur under Windows XP with the RADEON™ 9000 series card installed - Playing a multiplayer game in the lost city map in the game Will Rock no longer results in the sky flashing black images. This issue was known to occur under Windows XP with the RADEON™ 9000 series card installed - Slow playback of the game Remington Big Buck Trophy Hunt is now resolved. This issue was known to occur under Windows XP with a RADEON™ 9700, 9600 or 9500 series card installed - Enabling Anti-Aliasing and attempting to take a screen shot results in a corrupt capture when running OpenGL games such as, CounterStrike, Half-Life, Quake III or Medal of Honour: Allied Assault - The Tron 2 demo no longer runs slowly on the RADEON™ 9000 series - Anti-Aliasing support is now available for the game Giants Citizen Kabuto - The shadow image is no longer missing in the demo named Miracle - Setting the display resolution to 1024x768 32bpp and running D3D DolphinVS DX8.1 no longer results in display corruption under the Japanese version of Windows XP - Running Hydravision with the Transparency feature enabled and setting the display resolution to 1024x768 16bpp no longer results in display corruption being left behind when dragging an MS Paint window over a DVD image - Tiling corruption noticed under the Windows 9X operating system when the display is set to an interlaced mode is now resolved - Changing the compatibility settings in the ATI OpenGL tab now results in the users' setting being retained when the system reboots - Setting the secondary desktop to panning mode and the primary desktop to normal mode, followed by enabling Overlay Theater Mode no longer results in display corruption being displayed on the secondary display - Connecting two display devices to a RADEON™ 9700 series card no longer results in display corruption being seen in Overlay Theater Mode when playing an HDTV source - Running the 3D Pipes screen saver for an extended period of time (24 hours or longer) produces an error message indicating that the virtual memory is not enough - Resuming from suspend mode under Windows ME no longer results in the system not responding - Setting the display to 2048x1536 followed by installing the latest version of Hydravision no longer results in display corruption when relaunching the Windows Explorer - Setting the desktop display to 1024x768 32bpp and enabling OTM no longer results in display corruption when toggling between expansion and non-expansion mode while playing an MPG1 file - Help is now available when entering the Adjustments page found under the Displays tab for HDTV - Enabling clone mode followed by setting the display resolution to 1200x800 no longer results in the CRT being in pan mode - The ATI Options page no longer displays incorrect information about the graphic card's memory size under the traditional Chinese version of Windows XP - The Video BIOS number now reflects the current version number in the control panel - Text no longer appears blurred when font smoothing is enabled and set to Standard. This issue was known to occur under Windows XP with a RADEON™ 8500 or 9100 series card installed - The driver component that interfaces to the DDC/CI is now working properly - When the AGP Fastwrite is disabled it no longer appears to be enabled in both the Private and Public SmartGart control panels - The option buttons for Digital Video Interface are now function correctly when the system is set to extended desktop mode - Disabling Extended Desktop with two Adapters and four Displays no longer results in corruption on one display Installation:
NOTE: Ensure that you have logged onto the system with Administrative rights if you are using Windows 2000/XP.
Please read all Release Notes as they may contain additional details/notes specific to the version driver/software you are installing. 1. Create a central location for all your downloads 2. Right-Click your DESKTOP and select "NEW" and then "FOLDER" 3. Name the folder "Hercules Downloads" 4. Click on the hyperlink (i.e. Display Driver) 5. A "File Download" dialogue box will appear 6. Select the "SAVE" button 7. A "Save As" window should appear 8. Browse to the folder you created 9. Select the "SAVE" button
Please make sure to uninstall your previous drivers before launching this update. For that, go in Windows Control Panel, enter in "Add/Remove Programs". Then uninstall "ATI/Hercules Control Panel" first. Don't reboot when prompted. Then uninstall "ATI Display Drivers" or "3D Prophet RADEON Series" and reboot when prompted.
1. Display Driver (v7.93) - Launch file 3DPRS_2KXP_793.exe for Windows XP or Windows 2000 and reboot when prompted. - Launch file 3DPRS_9X_793.exe for Windows 98 or Windows Me and reboot when prompted.
2. ATI Control Panel (v188.8.131.5229) - Launch 3DPRS_CPL_5029.exe file and reboot when prompted.
Here's other similar drivers that are different versions or releases for different operating systems: