ATI driver bug?

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Hardware' started by -Sandro-, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. -Sandro-

    -Sandro- New Member

    Sep 24, 2009
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    I've been using Windows 7 since the RTM was released, since the new fall tv line up started I began to view full episodes on network's website as always. I realized that either the ATI driver or Windows 7 have a problem with flash videos (or flash?). I never experienced something wrong before with Windows XP , the playback was smooth (considering all 24p movies with 75hz refresh) but now in 720p is annoying jerky, cbs 1080p is literally unwatchable, Youtube's 720p files are really jerky. I also tried BBC player (with a proxy), same results.
    I'm sure it's a software problem (maybe they added a new useless feature in windows 7 drivers that does that) since this only happens when I'm in fullscreen and the cpu usage is always below 30% with HD streaming. Again, this only happens in flash, no problem with videos played with local players, even 1080p Blu-Rays are flawless with both software and hardware decoding.

    I tried to reinstall Windows XP to see if maybe I was mistaken but the problem doesn''t present there, everything's fine. Plus I tried another PC with Windows 7 with a "crappy" NVIDIA integrated video card, no jerkiness, even with CBS 1080p streaming.

    I have an ATI HD 2600 PRO, I tried to reinstall 9.7 and 9.8 drivers with no change, does anybody have the same problems and maybe a solution?

  2. kwL

    kwL New Member

    Mar 16, 2009
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    Try to install ati 9.2 or 9.3, are the last drivers that works fine and are compatible with windows 7.
    The above versions till 9.8 are useless.

    It will work :) try it

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