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rdkulkarni
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Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

I have just upgraded my system from windows 7 to windows 8 64bit PRO version.
Currently I am using 

Laptop Model: HP Pavilion G6 1201TX.
 
Graphic Card: AMD Radeon HD 6470M.
                          Intel HD Graphics 3000.
 
OS: Windows 8 PRO (64 bit)
 
These set of graphics I suppose come under switchable technology of AMD. and AMD has not yet released any graphic drivers for this type of technology compatible with windows 8.
I switched to a newer operating system after checking the available software's/drivers for my laptop. But apparently HP  website has given me false assurance of compatibility of my switchable graphics with windows 8.
(below link) still assures the costumers of new graphic drivers for AMD tech.:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=4132&lc=en&cc=in&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=5163...
 
I tried installing the drivers but they are been rejected by the operating system and hence I cannot operate on my application which demand dedicated graphics.
Is there any way I can install my graphic adapter or is there any driver available over internet or any forum where I can seek help.
I tried updating my BIOS as per the Below forum stated:
http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Display-and-Video-e-g/Official-HP-statement-on-Switchable-Grap...
But this BIOS update is incompatible with the system.
 
I am very disappointed by the services from HP.
Waiting for your response
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Keiya
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

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I have AMD Radeon HD 6470M  and Mobility radeon 4200 series and the drivers that are on HP site are only for HD 6470M,  the 4200 series are missing...

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FibreFoX
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

did you try leshcat-drivers? its widly said, that they often work

http://leshcatlabs.net/
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FibreFoX
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

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rdkulkarni
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

Thanx for replying FiberFox,
the leshcat driver as u mention do have the solution but problem is that they do not have drivers for 6470M (the ccc does not contain drivers for it)
plus windows here detects my graphic adapter as 7400M.
so leshcat just updates the version of 7400M (which is not present).
Result: the graphic adapter 6470M is still not working.
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rdkulkarni
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

Thanx for the second option with sp56910
Again a failure on updating the drivers the windows is still stuck recognizing my driver as amd 7xxx series.....

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xupefei
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

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rdkulkarni wrote:
I have just upgraded my system from windows 7 to windows 8 64bit PRO version.
Currently I am using 

Laptop Model: HP Pavilion G6 1201TX.
 
Graphic Card: AMD Radeon HD 6470M.
                          Intel HD Graphics 3000.
 
OS: Windows 8 PRO (64 bit)
 
These set of graphics I suppose come under switchable technology of AMD. and AMD has not yet released any graphic drivers for this type of technology compatible with windows 8.
I switched to a newer operating system after checking the available software's/drivers for my laptop. But apparently HP  website has given me false assurance of compatibility of my switchable graphics with windows 8.
(below link) still assures the costumers of new graphic drivers for AMD tech.:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=4132&lc=en&cc=in&dlc=en&sw_lang=&product=5163...
 
I tried installing the drivers but they are been rejected by the operating system and hence I cannot operate on my application which demand dedicated graphics.
Is there any way I can install my graphic adapter or is there any driver available over internet or any forum where I can seek help.
I tried updating my BIOS as per the Below forum stated:
http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Display-and-Video-e-g/Official-HP-statement-on-Switchable-Grap...
But this BIOS update is incompatible with the system.
 
I am very disappointed by the services from HP.
Waiting for your response

Take a look at this:

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Display-and-Video-e-g/Windows-8-drivers-for-HP-notebooks-with-...

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rdkulkarni
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

Thanx a lot xupefei.....
finally my graphic card detected and working....
thanx a lot!!!!!
the graphic drivers are perfect just need to test them on different platforms thanx :smileyhappy:
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Goin2010
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

Check it out. You schedule switches?
I do not.

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MD5243
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Re: Switchable Graphic Driver for Windows 8 AMD Radeon HD 6470M for Pavilion G6 1201TX

What about HP Pavilion dv7-6195us Entertainment Notebook PC? HP skipped this and i cant use my GFX card in windows 8, even tho HP provided flase info claiming it would work!!!!

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