fra3ture

[OpenCL] Windows Vista Set up

Discussion created by fra3ture on Jul 13, 2011
Latest reply on Jul 24, 2011 by fra3ture

Before I get shouted at, please note I tried to post this in the OpenCL section but for some reason I am not allowed to start a new topic in there. If a moderator would like to move this post to that section of the forum, then please do so. 

 

OK, onto my problem

 

I am trying to learn OpenCL, but I am having some real problems setting up my environment. I have spent the last 2 hours following links and so called guides on how to run my first OpenCL program.

I have update my graphics card drivers to make sure it supports OpenCL (my card is a msi radeon x1550 and I have a really old computer in case you couldn't tell), I downloaded the AMD APP SDK and followed its instructions on how to build/run the first program. But when I do I get the following error:

Note it is the simple "hello world" app that comes with it.

fatal error C1083: Cannot open include file: 'CL/opencl.h'
fatal error C1083: Cannot open include file: 'SDKFile.hpp'

I am using Visual Studio Express 2010 and I just ran the program as it came. I haven't touched a line of code or messed with any of the programs hierarchy. Going by the files instructions, it really should have been a case of hit F5 and go. But I keep getting the above errors.

I even bought the OpenCL PDF to work through but it doesn't cover set up of AMD. They have a nice bit about everything else, just not AMD. 

 

I can run the precompiled programs that come with the AMD APPS SDK but I can't run the code from inside Visual Studio Express. I have both 2008 and 2010 and both have the same problems.

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