ATI Display Driver for Windows XP - ThinkPad R400, R500, T400, T500 and W500
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7yd128ww.exe
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8.771-100825a-105152C 28 Sep 2010
README for ATI Display Driver
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8.771-100825a-105152C 28 Sep 2010
This package installs the software (Display driver) to enable the following devices:
- ATI Mobility RADEON HD 3400 Series
- ATI Mobility RADEON HD 3650
- ATI Mobility FireGL V5700

Supported ThinkPad systems:
- R400, R500
- T400, T500
- W500

Supported Operating Systems:
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional SP3

Note:
- If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
- This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.
Additional information
Contents
Summary of Changes
Notes
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed
Limitations

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 8.771-100825a-105152C

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that might have blank screen after the computer was locked by Alt + Ctrl + Del (or Windows + L) key operation and then undocked from the Docking Station.

Version 8.752-100629a-102476C

  • [Important] Resumed support for ThinkPad R500.
  • [Important] End of support for Windows XP SP2.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Blu-ray title could not be played back on ThinkPad R500 systems.

Version 8.712-100302b-097094C

  • (Fix) Added a NOTE of Unattended Install and remove Limitation of Unattended Install in this README document.
  • [Important]
    Dropped support for ThinkPad R500.
    Reason: Blu-ray playback does not work with 7YD126WW (8.712-100302b-097094C-Lenovo) on ThinkPad R500.
    For now, use the 7YD124WW (8.633-090710a-085325C-Lenovo) on ThinkPad R500.
  • (Fix) Added a description of this version limitation of Unattended Install in this README document.
  • (Fix) Corrected a description of Unattended Install in this README document.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the computer might hang with a blue screen after applying BIOS.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that a black screen was encountered on external monitor after attaching an external monitor while LCD lid was closed or after hot dock the system to mini dock with external monitor while LCD lid was closed.

Version 8.633-090710a-085325C

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where a red and green horizontal lines shows on video playback window on VirtualDJ application.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that an unnecessary graphic was drawn in OpenGL mode on Thinkpad W500 systems while changing image size by using zoom function.

Version 8.563.2.1-090401a-079920C

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that generated a blue screen error when the display was switched to the external display attached to the Lenovo Enhanced USB Port Replicator and then "Switch User" was done.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that moved icons on the desktop screen after closing and opening the lid when the "Lid close: Do Nothing" option was selected in Power Options.

Version 8.55-081010a-071474C

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that might have image distortion and green garbage on some video formats during Blu-ray playback. Distortion appears as macroblocks garbage.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where some Blu-ray movie titles might have jerky video movement during playback.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the LCD refresh rate was changed from 50Hz to 60Hz after resuming normal operation from standby or hibernate state.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where Microsoft's standard OpenGL driver was loaded, instead of AMD (ATI)'s OpenGL driver.

Version 8.503.2.2-080818a-069536C

  • [Important] Installation support for ATI Mobility FireGL V5700 video chip.

    (Notes) This driver release is intended to support installation for ATI Mobility FireGL V5700 video chip. If your video chip is not ATI Mobility FireGL V5700, it may not be necessary to update your driver.

Version 8.503.2.2-080818a-068350C

  • (Fix) Copy protection error message 'Your display environment does not support protected content playback' pops-up when playing Blu-ray movies. This happens after ejecting the disk, insert back then play again.

Version 8.503.2-080623a-066625C

  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad R400, R500, T400, T500, W500.

 

Notes
  • If the BIOS is not updated to the version 1.18 (6FET48WW) or later, you have to update the display driver first before BIOS update. Or you will be asked for an appropriate driver for a newly found hardware device and the display may be VGA (640x480) mode. In VGA mode, your icon arragement on the desktop will be messed up.
  • The recommended driver for Windows XP SP2 users:
  • This software requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0. This version installs it if it is not installed into your system.

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Version Information section.
  • Before update, uninstallation of current driver is recommeded. Refer to the Uninstallation Instructions section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

 

Unattended install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the /K option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup /K

 

Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall
  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative privileges.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Click or Double-click on Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select ATI - Software Uninstall Utility and click on Change/Remove button.
  5. Click OK button to continue to uninstall.
  6. Click Yes button to restart Windows.
Unattended uninstall

This is for system administrators' use only.

  1. Make sure path to driver package using now.
  2. At the command line, execute SETUP.EXE with the -uui option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\SETUP -uui

 

Determining which version is installed
  1. Right-click anywhere on an open area of the Windows desktop, and select ATI Catalyst(R) Control Center.
  2. If the ATI Catalyst Control Center is opened for the first time, a window will open asking to choose between Basic or Advanced. Select Advanced and click Next. "Catalyst Control Center Notification" window will open.
  3. Click Yes. "Catalyst Control Center Advanced" window will open.
  4. In the "Graphics Settings" pane, select Information Center then select Graphics Software. In the "Graphics Software" pane, the "Driver Packaging Version" is displayed.
VersionBuild
8.771-100825a-105152C 7YD128WW
8.752-100629a-102476C 7yd127ww.exe
7yd127ww.txt
8.712-100302b-097094C 7yd126ww.exe
7yd126ww.txt
8.633-090710a-085325C 7yd124ww.exe
7yd124ww.txt
8.563.2.1-090401a-079920C 7yd123ww.exe
7yd123ww.txt
8.55-081010a-071474C 7yd121ww.exe
7yd121ww.txt
8.503.2.2-080818a-069536C 7yd119ww.exe
7yd119ww.txt
8.503.2.2-080818a-068350C 7yd117ww.exe
7yd117ww.txt
8.503.2-080623a-066625C 7yd115ww.exe
7yd115ww.txt

 

Limitations
  • Version 8.771-100825a-105152C-Lenovo When this driver is uninstalled, TVSU (ThinkVantage System Update) will not be able to install this version of the driver again. In that case, perform Manual Install.


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3. Lenovo Support Forum
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Document ID : DS003689
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-70366
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