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Well, after this whole chimpin thing is over, I feel like updating to 11.5 (currently on 11.4). But here is my cause of paranoia. I royally messed with the registry values. Hacked it to increase CCC limits and set/reset ULPS multiple times. Now I am afraid when I go to uninstall my drivers, it is gonna go bonkus on me. So thinking of ways to avoid a complete windows reinstall (god forbid)...

If I create a restore point and my driver uninstall or install go bad, will the restore point revert me back to how it was? Not very confident on restore point and so asking.

I did keep a backup of the registry...I think....before I went gung-ho on it. Should I restore the registry and then try uninstall/install?

Any thoughts or advice will be appreciated.
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Nothing will happen it, the driver uninstall removes the hacks. Hell, I've even uninstalled and deleted the whole ati folder from registry. It takes the system a couple reboots/crashes to reload windows default driver then it's just like a fresh start then.
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deleted entire AMD folder from registry?!

well, guess I will brave it and try in about a week's time.
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deleted entire AMD folder from registry?!

well, guess I will brave it and try in about a week's time.
Well you don't have to be crazy like me, but you can delete all the 0001s from it. It just takes a couple reboots for windoze to analyze the card/s and recreate the settings.
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