Cancun Windows 7 Ultimate x32 3 posts. Win7 Pro bit, Win8 Pro bit. Go to the device manager and click to expand the Display Adapters category. Obviously there is no Windows 7 driver for this controller, so the standard VGA driver is installed instead. So aren’t there any drivers for this particular chipset?

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Vista Areo – Intel 915 Laptop graphics

So vista probablly isnt available for it. Resources for IT Professionals. You must log in or sign up to reply here. So if your system is using the Intel chip, you will not be able to run Aero on any version of Microsoft Windows Vista.

Video playback is crappy and i can’t set a refresh rate higher than 60mhz. But, they were static images, not dynamic, and neither program would work under Win7. Intel offers generic versions of the software and drivers; but, your computer manufacturer might have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes.


Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. The design of the older graphics controllers finalized before Microsoft released details and specifications on WDDM drivers along with the Aero user interface. It’s a shame, i had the same chipset in my old laptop with Windows Vista. Given this, there are hardware limitations in the Express chipset architecture that would limit graphics performance and memory capabilities when attempting to run WDDM on Vista.

This, along with hardware restrictions on surface placement and graphics memory alignment, results in graphics memory usage that is not optimized for Aero performance.

That driver was released back in the old days as an XPDM driver. And as for Graphica having your drivers. Jul 6, Posts: In some situations, the entire window is glassified and in others, the border is correctly displayed with a solid or opaque body.

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Got it working in Windows 7 Enterprise bit after a little work and compromise. Windows Vista support FAQ.

Safari Chrome IE Firefox. Dieting Does Not Work. What level of Windows Vista Aero experience is supported on Intel graphics platforms? Go vusta the device manager and click to expand the Display Adapters category. Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility.


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Show all Show less. The Windows XP driver for the graphic card first All times are GMT All times are GMT They never even ‘officially’ released a graphocs for it on vista.

Find More Posts by Mark Phelps. Vistz 11, at 9: This action resulted in hardware limitations for the graphics performance and memory capabilities when attempting to run a WDDM driver on Windows Vista OS with these older graphics controllers.

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