Thanks, I love apple and I love Macs, but my PC friends are laughing at the disco show that my awsome 17″ display turns into every time I boot into Vista. MacBook’s with Intel processors are a great start, but not if Apple doesn’t quickly figure out how to support the Windows environment that it states it can with Boot Camp. Possible fixes Currently there is no official fix or solution for this issue from Apple. Anyone know where I can update my Radeon x driver? Sorry if this is re-asking – I wouldn’t unless I was at my ends.

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On my PC I just plug it in and it works. Another e-mail from MacFixIt user Mark confirms the issue: On the Vista side works OK but mc not go to full resolution x or whatever Catalyst control panel recognizes full res but will not reset from x or whatever.

MacBook Pros with ATI Radeon X1600 graphics cards still experiencing issues

However, many users found that the graphics problems still existed after installing the update. This renders my Boot Camp unusable for me.

I’m going to try again with a clean install. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question.

MacBook Pros with ATI Radeon X graphics cards still experiencing issues – CNET

In Boot Camp XP, common gray and blue backgrounds or any image with a fine matrix pattern or gradient flicker at a high mmac like it can’t decide what color to display in each pixel.


I was able to do so when Boot Camp was in beta mode, but not since I installed Leopard. Apple, please fix this!

I have tried Power Strip and countless other hopeful remedies with no luck. What’s new New posts New profile posts Latest activity.

Message was edited by: If Apple does not plan to take this seriously, then they should really be refunding the purchase price of the MacBook Pro and the software for those customers that bought it specifically because of the promise Apple made to support a Windows atk. Feb 24, 5: Most of the applications I want to use in Boot Camp XP radeno these flickering gray backgrounds, so I fear I am in danger of inducing a seizure!

ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 Mac Edition

I have a similar machine MacBook Pro 17″ 2. Apple does not seem to give a hoot.

Feb 21, 3: My screen flickers like there’s no tomorrrow in Vista and The Mac Genius told me that there is nothing that can be done. All replies Drop Down menu. Van Nostrum You’re not alone. Anyone know where I can update my Radeon x driver?

Drivers for Ati mobility radeon x?? – PC/Mac/Linux Society – GameSpot

But there is still a little flickering left on my Macbook Pro 2. On rare occasion, Windows just stays on the boot screen – forever, and I end up pressing the amc button ’till the machine turns off.


Members Current visitors New atj posts Search profile posts. These are real issues from people that do work other than graphic design! So, I found a post much like the one above that had me attempt to hack a fireGL driver into running in Vista on my x I have a bluish tint on my display and to compound the problem, since the driver is defective, I cannot project my display on any projector.

After the long Windows XP boot screen, the screen goes blank, backlight turns off, and I’ve heard that this is due to apple underclocking the GPU core in order to cut down on heat and perhaps power consumption. Van Nostrum In response to Prof.

Oh, then this is in the totally wrong section. Feb 23, 7: Any thoughts out there. If I choose certain shades of bluish backgrounds, it makes it look as if the whole screen has dot crawl. I said, “But it’s Apple’s X Driver, shouldn’t they support that?

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