Damn you vista

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  1. xcalibur
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    So I got one issue which I can't seem to get around. I can't install the drivers or software for my graphics card. Each time I try, all it tells me is "Error! Can't initialize plug-ins directory. Please try again later."
    Anyone know anything about this?
     
  2. jumpman17

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    Are the drivers Vista compatable?
     
  3. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    The problem doesn't come from the drivers. They're not vista compatible to I went to the main site and downloaded the vista ones. I can't install it for some reason. Each time I attempt to, it gives me the above error.

    EDIT: The graphics card is an x1650 Pro
     
  4. martin88

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    Clean up your temp folder and try again.
     
  5. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    I feel for you, man. Vista is like that pretty girl you've always wanted. Shes nice looking, sounds good and everybody loves her. But, in the end, she is nothing but a mean, pompous girl that doesn't care about you at all. See, sometimes you need to have the ugly nice girl.
     
  6. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    Did that and it didn't work.

    EDIT: I manually moved the tempfolder to somewhere else by changing it in the enviroment variables tab. That seems to have fixed my issue.
     
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    I agree with your points! Whereas XP was the nice girl that could handle nearly any situation, Vista is the hot girl that thinks she's above everyone else and wants to report all your doings to Microsoft (luckily that part was phased out before being officially released).
     
  8. Salamantis

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    Disregard...
     
  9. tomqman

    tomqman This Is Everyone's Fault But Mine.

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    kool il try them later im having the same problem
     
  10. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    I didn't. I finally installed it and it tells me that my driver is incompatible.
    I'm going to try out omega now.
    EDIT: There are no ATI omega drivers for vista :/
     
  11. tomqman

    tomqman This Is Everyone's Fault But Mine.

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    yer [​IMG] looks like me and you are in the same boat.
    i search for days trying to get vista to work with my x1650 and just gave up and went back to xp
    let me know if you find anything
     
  12. xcalibur
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    You never managed to get it to work [​IMG] ?
    Damn, I'm already downloading XP.
     
  13. Salamantis

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    Yeah, why did you even bother with Vista lol
     
  14. tomqman

    tomqman This Is Everyone's Fault But Mine.

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    the most i found out was that it could be a problem with my motherboard
     
  15. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    Back to XP it is then...
     
  16. tomqman

    tomqman This Is Everyone's Fault But Mine.

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    well we could try the omega xp drivers on vista(im not a home so i cant at the mo)