I recently downloaded and installed Autodesk Alias Design 2014. On startup, it complains that my system does not have hardware accelerated OpenGL. That seems wrong, because the system has a dedicated graphics card.
I did the following to try to diagnose the problem:
The results so far are:
I need to know how to get the right driver installed for this system, and configured correctly if necessary, so I can actually use the graphics card's OpenGL and other capabilities.
General system information:
Detailed diagnostic information follows.
Thanks in advance for any help you can provide!
AutoDesk Alias Design 2014
Install and run
> Error on startup: > Your system does not have hardware accelerated OpenGL, or your driver is not configured properly. > Alias will continue to run, but you will get significantly better performance with accelerated hardware. > WARNING: Your current 3D Graphics Acceleration (OpenGL) is below Autodesk recommended levels. See the System Diagnostics Log for more details and a link to hardware recommendations.
Click Show Log
System Diagnostics Log
See the Qualification Chart (link below) for hardware recommendations.
Open Display Settings > Advanced Settings
Windows 8 Device Manager
View properties of display adapter
Click Update Driver...
ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4500 Series Specs
Lots of impressive-sounding specs, including:
OpenGL Extensions Viewer 4.1.4
Run the tool
DirectX Diagnostic Tool (dxdiag.exe)
AMD Driver Autodetect
Download and run the tool
AMD Graphics Drivers and Software
Select Notebook Graphics > Radeon HD Series > Mobility Radeon HD 4xxx Series > Windows 8 - 64 bit
Download page: AMD Catalyst Driver for AMD Radeon HD 4000 Series
Dowload and install all components including driver. Omit AMD Control Center (150 MB, not required)
From the install log:
<description>AMD Display Driver</description>
Dell Support Forums Wiki
Go to Laptop Wiki > Unofficial Driver Sets for Studio 1558 - Windows 8 64 bit
Download and run the installer Select Custom Install
Installer does not offer to install a video driver.