2 Replies Latest reply: Nov 5, 2010 12:02 PM by Gize RSS

Aspire One (AOA150) win7 32bit VGA driver confusion

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hello.  i'm working on my brother in laws netbook.  an acer aspire one model AOA150.  "Mobile Intel® 945GSE Express Chipset
Mobile Intel® 82801GBM Chipset" wi th"Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950". acer product spec page:




he's running a stripped down version of windows 7 ultimate (tiny) x86.


windows update installs a "generic pnp monitor on standard vga graphics adaptor", and the only resolution available is 800x600.


i believe i've identified the issue as a graphics driver needing to be installed, but the OEM does not offer drivers for this hardware on any OS besides xp.


the intell hardware/driver detector says it doesn't support the monitor and go to the OEM site, which is no help.


i've searched manually, but i'm having some trouble identifying the download i need to install the correct VGA driver for win7 32 bit.


thanks in advance for any assistance.

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