atiptaxx.exe

November 28th, 2005 - 03:33 pm ET by

This corresponds to the ATI icon located in your taskbar with this icon allowing you to quickly change your resolution as well as the amount of screen colours displayed. Other options are available by right clicking on it.

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  • ati2mdxx.exe (ATI Tray Icon) aThis process is installed by the drivers delivered with ATI graphics cards.It can be found in the Windows notification zone (to the right hand side of the task bar) and is displayed in the form of a red ATI logo icon.
  • ATIevxx.exe (ATI External Event Utility) This is installed with certain ATI graphics cards as an assistant for graphics manipulations. This process is not essential, but it should not be stopped except in the event you are experiencing problems.
  • atiptaxx.exe (ATI Utility) This corresponds to the ATI icon located in your taskbar with this icon allowing you to quickly change your resolution as well as the amount of screen colours displayed. Other options are available by right clicking on
  • ati2evxx.exe (ATI External Event Utility EXE Module) This is the ATI external Event utility for your ATI drivers. It manages the functioning of your ATI keyboard. This process can be deleted to free up some system resources without compromising your system performance.
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