Topic Title: Driver Install Fail. For a year now.
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Created On: 10/05/2013 08:52 PM
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 10/05/2013 08:52 PM
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LordofLies66
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Every. Single. Driver. This year has installed, EXCEPT the Display Driver. I'm getting very frustrated now. It always finishes, says there were errors, I go to the log and is says Success on everything except the Display Driver, which is kinda what Im TRYING to install.

I finally got fed up last night and tried everything, I uninstalled the drivers completely and tried to install the new one. Nope.

I COMPLETELY uninstalled my GPU, booted up with the integrated, shut down, re-installed the GPU, Booted up, tried to install the latest driver, everything installed except the display driver so everything looked terrible. So I downloaded 12.1(Old!) just so I could have a normal resolution while I try to fix this.

 

And now Im here, AMD didnt respond. I havent been able to install a new driver for about a year now. So Im stuck with 12.1.

I have an MSI HD5770 Blackhawk Edition. AMD Athlon II X2 215 CPU. 4G Ram. Phoenis AwardBIOS v6.00PG

 

Any help besides "Format and reinstall Windows" would be nice, thank you.

 10/05/2013 10:32 PM
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WMudrockJr
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That is the solution that people give out at times, this is nothing I have tried but is found in the forum.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0CqLU9SU7_0Q0ZHUDFvdW5XeVE/edit?usp=sharing

It is describe in this post.

http://forums.amd.com/game/messageview.cfm?catid=454&threadid=167510&highlight_key=y&keyword1=display%20driver%20uninstaller

Use it to clean up your system of previous drivers and I would suggest installing 13.4 WHQL unless you have a reason for anything newer.

I see there is a newer version available at.

https://code.google.com/p/display-drivers-uninstaller/

 



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Edited: 10/05/2013 at 11:01 PM by WMudrockJr
 10/05/2013 11:05 PM
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LordofLies66
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I read through the post about that driver cleaner, it says it does what the AMD Driver Uninstaller does, PLUS some? What else does it do? Would I lose data? Or other Windows Drivers?

 10/06/2013 01:27 AM
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Vantharas
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It removes all AMD related files forcebly that the uninstaller does not remove. 



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 10/06/2013 07:13 AM
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On the other hand, there hasn't been any significant improvements/fixes for our series of cards in these later drivers you refer to. I'm of the opinion 12.10 is the absolute best of the bunch.



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Edited: 10/07/2013 at 08:34 AM by Hardwood
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