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Fantastic guide but its a shame that ATI uninstall does not do this for you. They should of had this already in the Uninstaller cause honestly this is alot of steps

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Fantastic guide but its a shame that ATI uninstall does not do this for you. They should of had this already in the Uninstaller cause honestly this is alot of steps

ALL that and much more, if press ONLY ONE click with Atiman Uninstaller , automatically.
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ALL that and much more, if press ONLY ONE click with Atiman Uninstaller , automatically.
Atiman is not safe, it could corrupt some important system file, there is also Driver fusion (new version of driver sweeper) but like the author of this guide says, using these programs is not always safe, so if there is some manual unistallation method, it's welcome
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Fantastic guide but its a shame that ATI uninstall does not do this for you. They should of had this already in the Uninstaller cause honestly this is alot of steps

Once you do it a few times, It will take you less than a minute to perform. It is written long winded to guide the user step by step, so it seems longer than what it really is.
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I liked the previous guide with fewer steps. tongue.gif:p

Why there are more stuff to do with regedit this time, did Ati change something with their later drivers?

Next thing you know, delete folders in C(CHECK). delete system 32 (CHECK), delete regedit and everything that has the letter A(CHECK), go to cmd- write commands (CHECK), become programmer-make your own Amd drivers (CHECK).

Your done, now you can become an Amd software developer, congrats.
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I liked the previous guide with fewer steps. tongue.gif:p
Why there are more stuff to do with regedit this time, did Ati change something with their later drivers?
Next thing you know, delete folders in C(CHECK). delete system 32 (CHECK), delete regedit and everything that has the letter A(CHECK), go to cmd- write commands (CHECK), become programmer-make your own Amd drivers (CHECK).
Your done, now you can become an Amd software developer, congrats.

There are more steps because AMD are changing the way of how ATi software is installed. (Different reg locations)
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Those bastards are making my life harder and harder. Like I didn't have already enough crashes and having nightmares with
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Now they do this...
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Le sigh :/
Next card def going back to NVidia
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You should bold the part that warns users with AMD CPU/motherboards, just to prevent some accidents. I'm afraid I'm one of those at the moment, so I won't use this. Still, great guide!
    
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Bradley - First, many thanks again for this post - have used it twice in the past and wish to use it again for the latest ATI - AMD driver update to my ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro. (Just downloaded 12-6-legacy_xp32_dd_ccc_whql.exe , but I'll wait for your answer below before I run it.)

However, seems that your post is now written for Win 7, but my PC is still WinXP Pro SP3. I don't have everything in your post.

Please advise if I am correct about the following:

Your line 6 - don't have "Program Data" - skip

Your line 8 - don't have "Program Files (x86)" - skip

Your lines 9 - 14 - doesn't appear like this in XP. I think what you mean for Win XP is to go into C:\Documents and Settings, and then, for each user, check (a) the Application Data folder, (b) the Local Settings folder (if any) AND (c) any Application Data subfolder in the Local Settings folder, and delete all ATI and AMD folders in each case.

Your lines 20-21 and again 25-26 - don't have "Wow6432Node" - skip

Your lines 34 - 36 - don't have precisely that long number. I have three keys with three slightly different long numbers - so do the same thing in those.

Was there anything else in your old instructions that doesn't appear anymore in your new instructions?

Thanks again !

ADDED IN EDIT:

Well, the above seems to work - no BSOD last day and a half. Another tip - to find the folders named with ATI or AMD, you can do a folder search in Windows Find by typing WindowsKey + F, selecting Folder as what you're looking for, setting the advanced settings to pick up all hidden and systems folders, search separately for ATI and then AMD, and then sort each set of results in alphabetical order. After I did that and deleted the ATI and AMD folders, I checked manually and didn't find anything. That still leaves the registry of course.
Edited by glnz - 8/12/12 at 7:44am
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