Cant install latest AMD Catalyst on Win 7, system crashs and blue screen

Discussion in 'Videocards - AMD Radeon Catalyst Drivers Section' started by asifah30, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. asifah30

    asifah30 New Member

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    Hi all,

    Whenever I try to install AMD catalyst in Win 7 the system crashs, a blue screen comes up and reboots.

    Although without installing the AMD catalyst I can play games (like Dishonored, Sleeping Dogs etc), may be the windows 7 has installed the drivers itself but now I want to update my drivers (not by windows update but by AMD).

    I had installed the Catalyst app sucessfully when I was using XP.

    Please help me, how can I install AMD catalyst in win 7.
     
  2. adolfotregosa

    adolfotregosa Member

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    Unpack the drivers or if you already run the amd installer go to c:\amd\(version you have)\config" folder.

    Open in notepad the file "InstallManager.cfg" and change the last line "WorkaroundInstall=false" to "WorkaroundInstall=true", save and close.

    Go back a folder and run Setup.exe.

    Post results.
     
  3. asifah30

    asifah30 New Member

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    Hi Adolfotregosa,

    Thank you so much, a million thanks. It works like a charm. I just did it what you mentioned and its done. Now I can play Assassin creed 3 :). Thanks again.


    But I am wonder how did you get to this solution? becuase I see many people have similer issue but none of them would have used this fix for the problem.
     
  4. kn00tcn

    kn00tcn Ancient Guru

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    i havent heard of that one, but i havent been browsing forums for a couple months

    well i was gonna ask what's the text in the bsod but.. oh well
     

  5. adolfotregosa

    adolfotregosa Member

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    My laptop did the same. I just poked around.
     
  6. posse

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    registered here just to say thank you to you! after spending a good part of the whole day trying to get CCC and drivers to install for my 7750 and getting BSOD at each try, this solution worked like a charm! thank you so very much!
     
  7. adolfotregosa

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    you're welcome!
     
  8. sammyman

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    registered here just to say thanks like others. cheers
     
  9. Melooo182

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    Same here, Thanks man! you saved me
     
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    ADOLFO thank you so much. I was having BSOD trouble installing drivers for my new r7 250. Your solution helped me out. Thanks again bro
     

  11. Glea

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    A big thank you Adolfotregosa. I have been losing my mind trying to install new amd catalyst, and your advice worked! It saved me a lot of time and nerves.. Many thanks.
     
  12. CPC_RedDawn

    CPC_RedDawn Ancient Guru

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    Hmmmmm.....

    [​IMG]
     
  13. kevsamiga1974

    kevsamiga1974 Master Guru

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    Only exclusive driver packages remain after executing Catalyst setup with the workaround install option.

    This trick also helps when the Catalyst installer, for some reason, refuses to install the driver, despite the hardware being plugged in and an older driver working perfectly.

    I remember 3K series started BSODing on install on drivers after Cat 11.12 when I modded drivers, and the workaround option had to be applied or the installer would crash.

    It's an old trick that still works in some circumstances even today I guess.
     
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  14. The Mac

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    OP, you have a 4650, newests cats dont support that card.
     
  15. MacT

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    OP posted first on 11-27-2012 ! Old post dragged up.
     

  16. Davagixxer

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    Radeon BSODs

    Adolfo
    Thank you from deepest darkest middle England
     
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    Thank you!!!

    Thank you! Worked perfectly!! :thumbup:!!!
     
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  18. PrMinisterGR

    PrMinisterGR Ancient Guru

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    Indeed. Really helpful Adolfo.

    [​IMG]

    (Or that was really helpful and people create accounts to praise him and we are a bunch of a-holes).
     
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  20. PrMinisterGR

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    I just couldn't hold myself posting a random image about a similarly named guy, in this (more or less) random thread that may or may not contain a final solution about an installation problem from a guy named Adolfo :D

    (I'm horrible, so sorry).
     

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