A8-4500M with Radeon™ HD 7640G - Windows 10 Install

Discussion created by matt7001 on May 23, 2020
Latest reply on Aug 25, 2020 by elstaci



I got a Lenovo E535 laptop with abovementioned AMD Hardware. Specs are here 


I am trying a fresh install of Windows 10 with Media Creation Tool because of SSD-Hardware-Upgrade.  Windows 10 is as recent as you get it today.


In the installer the SSD is not recognised - mostly it is just not there.  Sometimes it is visible but becomes unresponsive when trying to format/access it.


I reckon I miss drivers.

Can anybody give me a hint on what drivers I can feed the installer to make this work?

I tried .. wuhaa plenty .. Catalyst Drivers from AMD, Chipset Drivers from Intel, Some "AMD System" drivers from the Microsoft Update Catalog.  I set the SATA-Controller to Compatibility-Mode in the BIAS.  All to no avail.  Harddrive stays hidden.


The alternative is to put this thing in the bin because the built-in HDD is unusably slow these days.  I'd rather avoid that.


Thank you very much in advance!