As for now, things look pretty stable. After I restarted my machine the older driver was picked up and the x native resolution returned. I have windows 7 a few years from now and never have a problem but the last weeks the notebook was giving me BSOD at random times and now even works, always with the driver associate with I really don’t understand the relationship between the various anti-aliasing settings in Catalyst driver settings ; “celestia. Find More Posts by Laith. Although it’s still too soon to be sure, it’s quite possible that they have resolved the problems that I was experiencing while running Celestia.

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Run Furmark when you have the AMD driver installed. Reinstalling after cleaning puts me back mobilitj the loop. I don’t know how Catalyst handles them.

I don’t have a good feel for that. I have uninstalled the device and restarted the laptop but it just reloads the bad driver again. This thread is locked. Well, it was obvious that the GPU was the culprit.

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There tadeon be some mention in its spec sheet or you might ask on an appropriate graphics hardware Web forum. Windows 8 automatically found the driver when first installed but Windows 8.

Just reporting back, in case it helps someone else.

I was running Windows 8 until I installed Windows 8. This was not a zipped file, just a folder called ‘SFdebugFiles’. I normally leave my system running for days at a time, and apparently after running for some amount of time, these two problems begin recurring. Some people say they have had luck rell the drivers using FLEM.


Problems due to overheating are common, due to vent blockage or dust.

Many people add external ventilation systems to help the airflow. But perhaps this has more to do with the fact that I have also changed the texture resolution from “Hi” to “Medium. The laptop is a new one, and I’ve had the Celestia graphics problems from the beginning. When I try to update the driver from the Device Manager I am told that the current driver is up to date and I am not given an option to select a previous iteration of the driver.

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Hi Laith, Thanks for this. Just how hot they get depends on the chipset, the design of the associated heatsink hardware, and how well the thermal coupling compound was applied. You just have an kobility from Laith Windows 7 Ultimate x64 2, posts.

Dust builds up internally over time, blocking airflow and makes laptops overheat. I know this is an old thread but I managed to get the desktop i.

RobertJCameron Created on November 28, I must jd i made a bit of a mistake when i didn’t check if the box it got shipped in contained any drivers or such which it didn’t to my surprise! In the Device Mgr I expanded the Display Adapter and right clicked on the ATI Mobility Radeon HD and Uninstalled the device the earlier rapr error msg said that the device may still be being used to make sure that it was not being used, then I used RAPR again as Administrator and was able to successfully remove the problem driver.


All times are GMT You might want to consider investigating some of the 3D graphics benchmark programs to see if letting any of them run for a long time reveals similar problems.

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I should add that I have recently noticed that, when the black, flashing artifacts are present, I can see the background stars through the object’s texture. The computer’s restart “polish” the supposed interferences, expecially whether after restart the first program you launch is Celestia; that is, the OpenGl driver is the first and the unique to be handled by the graphic card.

Running an extensive memory diagnostic for a long time should find something, in mobilith case, though. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. On the “IgnoreGLExtensions” syntax question – I just spotted an example with the various object catalogs near the top of “celestia.