Catalyst 8.5 Hotfix for Radeon AGP Graphics Cards
Symptoms: DirectX not functioning with Radeon AGP graphics cards.
After installing Catalyst 7.9 or higher an error is received launching DirectX based games. The error indicates that Direct3D Failed to Initialize or similar.
In Vista your Experience score will drop to 1.0.
The DirectX Diagnostic tests will fail in both XP and Vista.