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Graphics card driver for Windows 8

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Good afternoon.

 

I have a Vostro 3450, with Windows 8 installed. As you may know, its internal graphic card is a Intel HD 3000.

 

But I would like to start using the AMD one also. Which seems to not be detected by Windows 8 here.

 

I remember last time I tried to install the graphic driver available in Support for my service tag, I had to reinstall (repair) my OS, because it wouldn't inicialize (due to driver issues).

 

I also saw your last graphic driver is dated to 25 Oct. But Windows 8 was officially launched on the 26th, wasn't it?

 

So, my question is, will I have problems with Dell driver for Video, version 9.000.0.0000, A00, released on 25th of Oct, in your Driver Downloads page?
Does it fully support Windows 8?

 

Thank you.

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Re: Graphics card driver for Windows 8

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Hi carlosmatheus,

Even though Windows 8 was officially launched on October 26 2012, it was given to computer manufactures in August 2012 for testing purpose. Hence Windows 8 drivers were released in Dell support site even before the Windows 8 was officially launched. Please use the link below to download the Dell AMD HD 7650 driver.

 http://dell.to/Y8Ye09

I hope you find this useful.         

Thanks and regards,
Senthil S
#iworkfordell.
To know more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US / India . For Dell support videos click here.

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Re: Graphics card driver for Windows 8

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Installing the AMD Driver will NOT put an AMD Graphics card into your Laptop.

This hardware is OPTIONAL not standard.

As are the AMD AMD Radeon HD 6630M (Whistler-LP), AMD Radeon HD6470M (ATI Vancouver Video)

AMD Radeon HD HD7650 (WhistlerLP); AMD Radeon HD7450 (SeymourXT)

Systems

Inspiron N4110

Inspiron N4120

Vostro Notebook 3450

Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit

Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit

Video_AMD_W8_A00_Setup-6HYYP_ZPE.exe

ftp.us.dell.com/.../Video_AMD_W8_A00_Setup-6HYYP_ZPE.exe

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Re: Graphics card driver for Windows 8

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Thanks for the answers.

Yes, drivers don't put anything inside the laptop.

I tried the Downloads page from Dell for AMD driver and I had to reinstall Windows afterwards. Maybe I used the wrong version of the driver.

I'll try now this new one, from the 25th of Oct.

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Re: Graphics card driver for Windows 8

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It worked.

I'm pretty such the mistake was that I was using the original drivers CD from Dell for installing drivers for Windows 8 (not launched when I bought this laptop).

Thanks for your help.

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Re: Graphics card driver for Windows 8

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Hi carlosmatheus,

I am glad that it worked; in case of any further assistance please do reply.

Thanks and regards,
Senthil S
#iworkfordell.
To know more about Dell Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Order & Dispatch status -> choose your region US / India . For Dell support videos click here.

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