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Perhaps you should contact ATI?
"ATI Customer Care is our commitment to ensure that all our customers
receive a positive product experience from installation to usability and
"JRS" <JRS@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> When I restart my computer I am getting the following message....
> ati control panel failed to initialize becasue no ati driver is installed
> ati driver is not working properly. the ati control panel will now exit.
> if I were starting my computer from the off position...it may take several
> times of on/off to get it to turn over.
> i have reloaded the driver. i have talked to sony as I have a sony vaio
> notebook...and they said to reformat my hard drive which is a nightmare
> is this a hardware or software problem? is there any software to fix