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Finally found some working Windows 8 switchable graphics drivers that work flawlessly and are up to date. I'm currently using them with 6770m and they work perfectly. They may work with other cards in the 6000 series good luck.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&softwareitem=ob-109900-1
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Thank you so much my friend. I've been trying to find a solution for 3 days and finally it worked! It works perfectly on DV6-6020st with 6770M
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I noticed when using the Intel HD 3000 GPU it forces Internet Explorer to stop working. It's a known issue after doing some research so we currently have to wait for new Intel drivers. Besides that it is running great. I have also been looking for working drivers for quite some time also. I've been going through pretty much all of the HP Laptop video card drivers for the past 3 days looking for a compatible and functional driver.
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Hey man you've save my life! I owe you! smile.gif works perfect!
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Thank you. It works with 6770m switchable graphic.
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I'm glad I helped, I hope more people with HP laptops with 6770Ms find this post so they don't regret upgrading to Windows 8.
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You can make your own new switchable gc driver. I have amd turion laptop with swichtable gc and my company doesn't release any updated video drivers. So, I experimented a bit and found a way to slipstream the latest amd driver with the old installer.
Edited by Recursion - 12/2/12 at 3:27pm
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post #8 of 15
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Originally Posted by Recursion View Post

You can make your own new switchable gc driver. I have amd turion laptop with swichtable gc and my company doesn't release any updated video drivers. So, I experimented a bit and found a way to slipstream the latest amd driver with the old installer.

Do you have any instructions? I would like to keep my drivers up to date.
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Do you have any instructions? I would like to keep my drivers up to date.

The bad news is you must keep the old CCC version from the old display driver. First off, download the latest AMD video card driver for the laptop video card. I think the latest desktop video card is also good. Just unpack it but don't install the driver then open "W76A_INF" or "W86A_INF" subfolder in the "Driver" subfolder in the "Packages" subfolder. In this is another subfolder BXXXXX where you can find the new display driver files and also a C7XXXXX.cat file. The interesting file begins with C7XXXXX.cat. The new version has also a C8XXXXXX.cat file. The trick is to replace the C7XXXXX.cat file and the content of BXXXXX subfolder from the working installer folder with the appropriate files from the downloaded driver. Basically you need to copy and rename the C7XXXXX.cat file and also copy the content of the subfolder BXXXXX. Then you can start the old installer setup executable and update the driver. Windows may give you an error message but you can safely ignore it. Presto. Optionally you can modify the old .inf file and replace the old driver version number. Then you can switch between the integrated and the dedicated video card. Good Luck!
Edited by Recursion - 12/12/12 at 9:10am
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Nice find! I have been using Leshcat's unofficial drivers that are pretty up to date. They have been working flawlessly with Windows 8, but if they ever go wonky, I'll probably try these.
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