Let us know how this goes to help others. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. I’ve aswell an acer tg, could you confirm this guide is working also with this model version? I am not running Ubuntu, but I am a normal Windows 7 slave This is because in countless cases I can remember though not specifically for switchable graphics the graphics software and in particular Catalyst can get in the way and cause issues.

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This program is then published on the Web and ordinary users can install and use this program to control the fan on their computers. Upon reflection I think that when the computer got to the log in screen it was getting hung on aver graphics card to use and this caused a conflict evident in the screen flashing alternately white and then black.

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Did you try the upstream drivers? No reboot is needed. May 4th, 3. Writing to EC allows you to control hardware that cannot be controlled by other means in the way you want. After writing to EC, the brightness changes either on hardware level or via device drivers, that themselves read the values from EC and talk to other hardware to change the brightness level. He reported high 20s idle CPU temps. Switchable graphics seem to work fine for ordinary desk top apps such as Word etc.


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Try reinstalling the package by following these steps. Since I have an SSD installed in the machine I can easily cold boot to a working desktop in matter of seconds so it doesn’t appear to be simply a case of waiting for some component to load.

Does your model have a power management or battery tending software on the Support Downloads webpage your can install switchablee test and tweak? In nutshell, Embedded Controller stores numbers, and by reading and writing to EC, we can get information about the system and make changes to the state of computer hardware such as fan control. In fact, I didn’t start to have problems until I switched to the the embedded Intel graphics I had to completely remove the AMD stuff, then re-install it to fix my problems.

I tried the same with drivers directly downloaded from the ATI website, but no help.

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It turned out I was right. Sorry this didn’t help.

I am not sure how to let Windows handle the switchable graphics as I understood that the drivers to do that come from AMD and require you to use the AMD software to manage. Is that why it fails? 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.


Over the year I’ve been using Windows 10, I watched most of the bugs worked out to where it is now at least as well performing as Windows 7 and in many cases better. Guess I have to try and find out So you will need to manually turn off the unused card see below.

I installed Ubuntu For example, you press a hotkey to increase brightness and ACPI aced to that hotkey. But based on the instructions from Lenovo, switching the machine to discrete graphics where only the Nvidia GPU is active is not an easy process, involving uninstalling, then reinstalling drivers, etc.

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If nothing can be done, I would like to disable the ATI card and continue 382tg the Intel one but with no mouse pointer flickering. Some things you need to tweak: I’d also try defaulting to Windows controls of the switchable graphics to see how they work.

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This front page will be updated with information about all the available mods and tweaks. Right now my PC is switchhable me if I want to install Windows 10 but I am not sure if that is going to work.

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