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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 - Low display resolution on windows 10 

Question asked by nkar on Sep 27, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 1, 2019 by brut

My system:

AMD Graphics Card

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

Desktop or Laptop System

HP G62-b15SV (XF346EA#b1a)

Operating System

Windows 10 64bit (1803)

Driver version installed

AMD 26/2/2016 15.301.1901.0 for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 series

AMD 26/2/2016 15.301.1901.0 for AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series

Display Devices

Laptop display 15.6" (1366x768)

Motherboard + Bios

HP Bios Version F.2B


2.2 GHz AMD Athlon II Dual-Core Processor P340

Power Supply Unit  Make, Model & Wattage

90 W AC Power Adapter


6 GB


Describe your issue:


Have to say that, i had the same problem the first time i upgraded from windows 7 (64bit) to windows 10 (64bit), about 1 year ago. I remember that i solved it after testing different solutions i tried from web searching and finally after disabling the card: "AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series".


Unfortunately, after a recent windows updated i lost 1366x68 resolution. There is only option for 1024x768 or 800x600 resolution. As a result things on screen are stretched.


I downloaded and tried to install:

Catalyst Software Suite - 15.7.1 WHQL

Radeon Software Crimson Edition Beta - Crimson Edition 16.2.1 Beta


Unfortunately, installation is interrupted with blue screen error saying that there was a problem with "atikmdag.sys". After restarting, i updated display drivers through windows device manager. Now i can see the two display adapters:

- AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 series (with a yellow prompt)

- ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 series

but still there is no option for resolution above 1024x768.


If i click on "Radeon Settings" i get message: "No AMD graphics driver is installed, or the AMD drivers are not functioning properly. Please install the AMD driver appropriate for your AMD hardware".