ATI Radeon Mobility X1400 on Windows 10

I’m getting an old Dell Inspiron E1505 upgraded to Windows 10.

Most things are going well, but there are definitely some driver difficulties, the 1st of which are the graphics.

This comes via GreenReaper on the Microsoft forums, but I wanted to replicate it here just in case the post goes away:

(If you trust me, you can skip this whole part and simply download the  zipped Windows 10 Radeon X1400 Win 10 driver)

First, download the driver from the Microsoft Update catalog:

If the link fails, search
For: ATI Technologies Inc. – Display – ATI Mobility Radeon X1400

Open the downloaded cab file, and copy the contents to a new folder.
Create *another* new folder within that folder called: B_72960
Copy all of the files into that folder as well (or it will error)

Reboot into Safe Mode
Click Start->Power
Hold down the Shift key and click Reboot
Click Troubleshoot->Advanced Options->Startup Settings->RebootChoose “Safe Mode” on reboot

When you’ve booted into safe mode, open Windows Explorer

Right click “This PC” and click “Manage”
Click Device Manager
Click the arrow next to “Display Adapters”
Right Click “Basic Display Adapter” (or whatever it says)
Click Update Driver Software
Click Browser my computer for driver software
Choose the folder with the downloaded driver
After the installation, reboot.

Then voi la! Enjoy your accelerated graphics and the beauty of Windows 10! 🙂

6 thoughts on “ATI Radeon Mobility X1400 on Windows 10”

  1. (If you trust me, you can skip this whole part and simply download the zipped Windows 10 Radeon X1400 Win 10 driver)

    I trusted you and working for me perfectly on Dell inspiron 6400 x64 win 10..Thank you for your help.

  2. This seems a bit complicated (and I couldn’t get it to install as described) when the Windows 7 driver downloaded from the MS Catalogue works fine? Unzip the CAB file with 7Zip (or similar) and do a manual update for the driver (I did it in safe mode just to be certain). Works fine.

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