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Can't play Amnesia in Windows 7
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Solved: 6 Years, 11 Months ago Can't play Amnesia in Windows 7
Hello! I'm having a problem with Amnesia recognizing my video card. When I start the launcher for Amnesia in Ubuntu 14.04, it has no problem recognizing my video card, but Windows 7 simply gives me a message stating "something is wroooong" and cannot detect my video card. If it's any help, I have a Radeon HD 4670 card.

Here's the log from Windows 7:

Version 1.20
-------- THE HPL ENGINE LOG ------------
Engine build ID 20101021192547

Creating Engine Modules
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Creating graphics module
Creating system module
Creating resource module
Creating input module
Creating sound module
Creating physics module
Creating ai module
Creating gui module
Creating generate module
Creating haptic module
Creating scene module
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Initializing Resources Module
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Creating loader handlers
Creating resource managers
Adding loaders to handlers
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Initializing Graphics Module
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Init lowlevel graphics: 1920x1080 bpp:32 fs:1 ms:0 gpufmt:2 cap:'Amnesia - The Dark Descent - Loading...' pos:(-1x-1)
Setting video mode: 1920 x 1080 - 32 bpp
Init Glew...OK
Setting up OpenGL
Vendor: Microsoft Corporation
Renderer: GDI Generic
Version: 1.1.0
Max texture image units: 3
Max texture coord units: 4
Max user clip planes: 6
Two sided stencil: 0
Vertex Buffer Object: 0
Anisotropic filtering: 0
Multisampling: 0
Texture compression: 0
Texture compression S3TC: 0
Auto generate MipMaps: 0
Render to texture: 0
Max draw buffers: 13
Max color render targets: 21
Packed depth-stencil: 0
Texture float: 0
GLSL Version: (null)
ShaderModel 2: 0
ShaderModel 3: 1
ShaderModel 4: 0
OGL ATIFragmentShader: 0

I should also mention that upon trying to update my drivers, I could no longer use my preferred graphics card, but rather could only use my integrated graphics card; however, that problem was just limited to Windows 7.
10-21-2014, 07:14 PM
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Solved: 6 Years, 11 Months ago RE: Can't play Amnesia in Windows 7
Install the latest driver version 14.9. Choose the "Express Installation".
Amnesia should detect your dedicated graphics card, not the integrated one.
10-21-2014, 08:25 PM
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Solved: 6 Years, 11 Months ago RE: Can't play Amnesia in Windows 7
The last time I tried to update my driver, I couldn't use my dedicated graphics card. Moreover, I don't see a 14.9 version available. Did you mean "13.9"?
10-21-2014, 09:35 PM
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Solved: 6 Years, 11 Months ago RE: Can't play Amnesia in Windows 7
There is a 14.9, but it seems that the 4000 series is part of their support package for older graphic cards, so the latest is 13.9. You need to get that driver installed as the hpl log says you do not have a opengl capable driver installed (which means you have not installed a driver downloaded from amd.com).
10-22-2014, 07:36 AM
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