Topic Title: AMD catalyst incompatibility problem with windows 8.1
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 08/27/2014 11:42 AM
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Aditay
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Hi,

I have a Dell in spiron 15R 3537 laptop with windows 8 preinstalled. I upgraded it to windows 8.1. I downloaded the required video card driver and installed it. But as soon as i installed it my computer's startup became slow and every time i put it to sleep mode i have to hard restart it to turn it back on. I reinstalled windows using recovery DVD and updated it again. This time bsod error started to pop up. I tried everything i could find on internet but all in vain.

Please help guys.

 08/27/2014 12:37 PM
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cvsi3
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Try using Dells verson of the drivers.  Select Windows 8.1 in the drop down list, then scroll down to the appropriate video driver.

 

http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/product-support/product/inspiron-15-3537/drivers



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Wait a minute...you said you installed the 'required' video card driver'...what driver and from whom?



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