matt7001

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

Discussion created by matt7001 on May 23, 2020
Latest reply on May 26, 2020 by elstaci

hi,

 

I got a Lenovo E535 laptop with abovementioned AMD Hardware. Specs are here https://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/withdrawnbook/ThinkPad_E530_E535_WE.pdf 

 

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!

Matthias

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