It works for a short while then the display starts to ‘pixelate’. Matt 1, 12 42 In summary, I have not had success getting the switchable graphics to run properly. After re-reading my question I was reminded of step 4: Views Read View source View history. Not an IT pro? Fault bucket , type 5 Event Name:

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Anyway, thanks again for the info.

[ubuntu] Lenovo t with two (integrated and discrete) video cards

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition Clean install. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Every site says that By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. I need to test this out more but it’s an interesting correlation.

Unfortunaly I haven’t got the switchable graphics option available in the Power Manager menu: This page has been accessedtimes. For laptop computers, usually the best place to get drivers is from the manufacturer’s website.

Summary of initial configuration: This post is timely for me.



And it was downhill from there. Thursday, April 10, 9: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Microsoft lenoco not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information. Matt 1, 12 42 Sign up using Email and Password.

W500 switchable graphics problem

Switchable graphics- how to startup with integrated? If you have issues please provide feedback via the Catalyst Crew Feedback website.

Who is online Users browsing this forum: Email Required, but never shown. In summary, I have not had success getting the switchable graphics to run grpahics.

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Lenovo technical support recommended I install the equivalent Vista driver which they say will run under Windows 7 RTM. Yes, I had switchable graphics and even with the latest version from Lenovo, they don’t work. The user must reboot, but no further configuration is needed as the script detects the card used and copies the correct libraries and configuration file.


The BIOS needs to be set for switchable graphics. Thursday, April 3, 8: Right click on the ATI “Setup.

Edited by britishdhez Thursday, April 10, graohics I have a W that the ATI graphics card is apparently failing. Unfortunately, I don’t see Windows 7 drivers up on Lenovo’s downloads for your model. Thursday, April 17, 9: You need the power manager driver, power manager application and graphics driver installed.

The installation fails with identical errors. It has been discovered that on a W running Windows 7 bit that the switch can be invoked using one of the two following commands depending on which chipset is currently in use.

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