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I swear, every single time I install new drivers something screws up on me. Last two times I installed drivers I got an error at the end of installation. Viewing the log it either had no details whatsoever about the error or it said a package failed to install. Now that I'm getting terrible frames with the 11.8 preview drivers I go to install 11.7 and right when I start I am confronted by this:


And as I am typing this message my screens turned black, system locked up, and I had no choice but to do a hard reset. Twice. This is just pissing me off. What is this AMD? To everyone who says the AMD driver problems are all PEBKAC, no, it's not. Mind you this was done on a clean Windows 7 install. My previous install had all sorts of problems as well with their drivers.

Sigh.
post #2 of 15
Is that failure during the C++ redistributable?

If so try installing it first separately.
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During the C++?
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Try Installing C++ separately because that seems to be the problem.
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What the hell now the driver installed (C++ obviously not installed properly) but now CCC is no longer in my shell context menu??? And at the end of installation I am presented with this?



And now I can't choose vector adaptive on video deinterlacing. What the hell. It only goes up to weave. This is really beginning to just annoy me.
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C++ fails after installing the x64 version.
    
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Well I think Windows Update installed C++ before I installed CCC.

Funny thing is, some releases I did not have any problems with. What was I thinking? Why did I change drivers......
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Uninstall, reboot into safe mode, driver sweep, boot back into normal boot install drivers.
 
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post #10 of 15
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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
Well I think Windows Update installed C++ before I installed CCC.

Funny thing is, some releases I did not have any problems with. What was I thinking? Why did I change drivers......
Never C++ Than AMD is using.
    
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