Topic Title: Driver update installs AMD Gaming Evolved - WHY ?
Topic Summary: ADM Catalyst drivers are married with AMD Gaming Evolved - WHY ?
Created On: 04/25/2014 11:34 AM
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 04/25/2014 11:34 AM
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Antti
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I got AMD Gaming Evolved to my computer, when I updated ADM Catalyst Drivers. This program cannot be closed - it is like a virus.

I tried to uninstall it, but it was not in the Programs list. After spending some time with Google I found that the name is actually raptr

ADM Gaming Evolved says that I have no games and wants to sell me those...

Do ADM developers really believe that all their customers want to waste their valuable time for playing games ?

Many people want to live in real concrete world, instead of game developers distorted virtual world. I want to do something by myself !

I have been ADM and ATI customer since 1986. But now I am considering other options.

Kind regards, Antti

 

 04/25/2014 12:23 PM
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Fishman
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Did you try custom install instead of Express and uncheck Raptr?



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 04/25/2014 12:50 PM
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stumped
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Express install clearly states raptr will be installed...and it also says ..if you do not want raptr use custom install.



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 04/25/2014 01:26 PM
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The OP probably used the autodetect utility, rumor has it it installs the thing without asking. However, anyone using the autodetect utility deserves it...



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 05/09/2014 10:26 PM
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Simply open raptr, go to preferences, uncheck "start with windows" and close. you will never see it  again.



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 05/09/2014 10:49 PM
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Or delete 'gaming evolved' using your computer 'uninstall a program' . Then go to regedit and use the search for files raptr..there will be several instances.



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 05/10/2014 12:06 AM
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Once that crapware is uninstalled CCleaner should find and remove the leftover registry keys.

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