I was the author of that post. To restart the cycle I remove both graphics devices from Device Manager and select to delete the files. Here is a Mobility Modder link, but I have no idea if it will work for you. This post is timely for me. Office Office Exchange Server. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service.

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It has been discovered that on a W running Windows 7 bit that the switch can be invoked using one of the two following commands depending on which chipset is currently in use.

The user must reboot, but no further configuration is needed as the script detects the card used and copies the correct libraries and configuration file. I will be really thankfull to you.

W500 switchable graphics problem

Matt 1, 12 42 You need the power manager driver, power manager application and graphics driver installed. I tried different ways but no luck: Here is a Mobility Modder link, but I have no idea if it will work for you. I’m not sure which driver fixed this issue, but I noticed it was working correctly on my W with Windows 8 RTM and latest versions of everything.


This post is timely for me.

You can see the power consumption in the power manager app – should be around watts with the energy saving and above 20 watts with the dedicated chip. Several of us have worked through it on this thread: I’m not really that much into switchable graphics etc. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

I have a W that the ATI graphics card is apparently failing.

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After reboot, and a little fraphics to load, a right-click on the battery icon provides the “switchable graphics” option. In the device manager I’m seeing “The device cannot start.

Sign in to vote. Help Contact Us Go to top. Hi, I’ve just upgraded my T with an ssd, and am trying to replicate my settings from my old hard drive from scratch with a clean install of W And it was downhill from there. KeplerF1 11 1 3. I had to go into the BIOS setup and disable integrated graphics and set the primary grpahics adapter to Discrete.


Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Somehow one of the Ts avoids the 2D issue that you mentioned.

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Anyway, thanks for any feedback you can provide about these results, and options I might look into for addressing the graphics issues, if possible. Sign up using Email and Password.

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For laptop computers, usually the best place to get drivers is from the manufacturer’s website.