Failed to open Registry Handle in ATI Poll

Posted on 2006-11-02
Last Modified: 2013-11-08
Every time I boot Windows 2000, I get the following error,

"Failed to open Registry Handle in ATI Poll"

This is a Rage 128 Pro PCI video card.

Question by:chuck53
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Callandor earned 250 total points
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I think you need a different video card driver - try ATI's latest version.  A similar question was asked here:

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Try uninstalling your video drivers, reboot and reinstall. That my fix your issue. Or you can always get the most updated driver from the manufacturs website.

Best luck,

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ID: 17860415
Downloading the latest driver from the AMD/ATI Web Site rectified the problem.

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