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Hey guys, i know i probably done a noobish thing but while i was in steam, i clicked update AMD driver. It said there was a new one available, downloaded and installed it and then WHAM! My screen res went from 1920 x 1080 to something awful, laggy, and just **** lol. Anyway i re-done it the official way by going to the website, downloading the latest driver, installing it, restart and everything went back to normal but was that meant to happen? Are you not meant to do it via steam?
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you updated drivers via steam? never heard of that option. I would always get newest drivers from ati directly, and if you experience issues when updating then to properly wipe previous drivers (directions in my sig)
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Because you forgot to restart after installing the driver directly from Steam?... It`s normal that the screen resolution changes during or after a driver installs.
    
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you updated drivers via steam? never heard of that option. I would always get newest drivers from ati directly, and if you experience issues when updating then to properly wipe previous drivers (directions in my sig)
There should be no problem to update via Steam.
Steam offers you to update or you can do it via Steam interface manually.
I updated twice this way no problemo ,same driver as on the AMD site.
And it even worked installed over the previous ones
   
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you updated drivers via steam? never heard of that option.
It's for ATi/AMD. It doesn't do it for nVidia.
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It was an issue with me lol. I didnt restart my comp which is silly. I just reinstalled it via the website and then restarted.....dont ask lol........
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