New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Discussion of Classic or running Windows, Linux and other OSes on the Mac.

Imac 27" problem with windows!


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Eyecon

 
Member Since: Sep 12, 2010
Posts: 3
Eyecon is on a distinguished road

Eyecon is offline
I have Mac OS X Version 10.6.4:

Model Name: iMac
Model Identifier: iMac11,1
Processor Name: Intel Core i5
Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 4
L2 Cache (per core): 256 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB
Memory: 4 GB
Chipset Model: ATI Radeon HD 4850
Type: GPU
Bus: PCIe
PCIe Lane Width: x16
VRAM (Total): 512 MB
Vendor: ATI (0x1002)
Device ID: 0x944a
Revision ID: 0x0000
ROM Revision: 113-B9110C-425
EFI Driver Version: 01.00.383
Displays:
iMac:
Resolution: 2560 x 1440
Pixel Depth: 32-Bit Color (ARGB8888)
Main Display: Yes
Mirror: Off
Online: Yes
Built-In: Yes
Connection Type: DisplayPort
Display Connector:
Status: No Display Connected



I installed windows 7 with bootcamp successfully, installed the drivers from the "Mac OS X Install DVD" but i get freeze screens/black screens and a message, "display driver is not responding and has stopped working" when it works again. This happens very often maybe every 5 minutes, sometimes it never recovers from the freeze/black screen and i have to restart from the power button. When he's in a good mood he gives me a blue screen for a change and restarts.
Also i cant access my hard drives because i cant operate as the administrator and it doesn't ask me for a password or something. How do i log in as admin?
QUOTE Thanks
chscag

 
chscag's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 23, 2008
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 40,114
chscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond reputechscag has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, 3 iPods, OS X Mavericks

chscag is offline
Moved to correct forum.

You need to go to the ATI site and download the mobility drivers for your 4850 GPU. The iMac is actually a notebook computer built vertically as an all in one machine. The correct drivers will install OK and should eliminate the freezing and black screens.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« I would like to try Linux | Safari 5.0.2 stalls while downloading »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Data Partition: Using a FAT32 Partition to exchange data between Mac and Windows XP MartinT Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 9 11-12-2009 02:56 AM
Safari and Facebook Problems MrTissues OS X - Apps and Games 7 02-26-2009 05:01 PM
Running Windows on a Mac: A Switcher's Guide UncSki1218 Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 80 06-10-2008 10:34 PM
Running Windows on Mac rickmahmoud Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 7 02-16-2008 11:31 PM
Switcher Article in Today's Times studio34 Switcher Hangout 9 08-11-2006 03:10 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:52 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?