FIX: Windows 10 prevents the installation of AMD drivers

FIX: Windows 10 prevents the installation of AMD drivers

If you use an AMD graphics card, you might face some problems after installing Windows 10.

Some users report that when they try to install their AMD drivers, the installation cannot be completed because of errors involving detection drivers.

1.Delete your current driver installation

  • Go to the control panel.Click on the program and features.
  • Select AMD Catalyst Install Manager.
  • Click on change.
  • When requested by AMD Catalyst Install Manager – InstallShield Wizard, select Express Uninstall all ATI software.
  • Click, OK to allow tools to remove all AMD drivers and application components.
  • Click, yes when asked to restart the system and complete the installation removal process.
  • When the utility is complete, delete all AMD drivers, your screen must look as if it has a standard VGA driver installed.

Then restart the AMD Catalyst Setup and you must be able to install your Catalyst AMD driver normally.

2.Download the new driver using AMD Radeon settings

  • The easiest way to update your AMD driver is to use AMD’s official supporting software, AMD Radeon settings.
  • It’s likely that you have installed this software on your computer. Especially if you install your first driver from DVD.
  • If not, you can download it from here. Then, just open the program and, if the new update is available, you will be notified.

Install all available updates, restart your computer, and you must be good.

3.Download new drivers manually

  • If the AMD Radeon setting does not display new updates, or you don’t prefer to use this software, always download the driver and install it manually.
  • Just open the AMD driver support website, select your graphics card, and download the driver.
  • Install the driver normally, as you do other programs. Just follow the wizard instructions, restart your computer, and that’s all.

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