please please if anybody can help me out on this it would be much appreciated.. photoshop cs4 keeps telling me that i may need to update drivers and goto my videocard manufactuers website... but my 4890 is completly up to date.. my goal is to enable openGL on my photoshop settings so that way i can use my videocard in photoshop.. but no videocard is being recognized in gpu settings.. ive been going into my ati catalyst control center (ccc) and trying to see if i can enable something, but nothing so far.. please please if you have any suggestions help a guy out.. oh ya .. my OS is win7 if that helps out at all.. ty TH community..
i have win7 64 bit.. im pretty sure thats why opengl isnt working.. not positive but ive been looking it up alot.. and i think its cause win7 mainly supports directx rather than opengl.. more than likely we just gotta wait for an update..
OK something very weird happened. They still didnt reply, but after restarting the computer and going in Photoshop, it still didin't detect the name of the card, but i could check the "Enable OpenGL drawing" checkbox. So i did, closed it and opened it again, and then it had the name of the card too and everything was working.
The only thing that i might've done differently is installing this hotfix
i remember getting that hotfix not too far back.. it didnt do anything for me.. BUUTTT.. i did get it working .. im thinking it wasnt enableing open GL cause i was useing the trial version of cs4.. but recently i downloaded the( original ) cs4.. and it was working for me.. just like you said.. checked the opengl box hit ok then it detected the card right away.. im just glad were able to use it now.. i just got me an intuos4 and corels kool n all.. but doesnt quite cut it like photoshop..
Have you checked compatibility?
Just an FYI for you.
It is always best to check with the software manufacturer FIRST. They will tell you if they have tested the product and the version, as well as whether or not it will work with Windows 7.
Check out the Windows 7 Compatibility site: (There you will find out about hardware and software compatibility.) http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/en-us/de...
There is a pulldown from which you can choose "hardware" and "software".