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Glad to see the issue is fixed.
Not exactly, this was only a test. I created another partition, installed Win7 there, and successfully installed the whole package. I'm not reinstalling my whole system.

Once I had 2 Windows 7 partitions on my computer my original OS recieved a corrupted winload.exe error, which I quickly fixed by replacing it with the working winload.exe from the new OS.

I booted back into my original and tried installing 12.8 just to see if anything was different. I didn't uninstall it.

To my surprise, instead of a failed installation, I get a "complete installation", but with "warnings" before the installation occurred, and this appears with a yellow question mark.

So basically my situation "upgraded" from a FAILED installation to an INCOMPLETE installation. Everything except AMD APP SDK Runtime has managed to install. Which is totally bizarre because I did absolutely nothing to my computer except installing a second installation of Windows 7 on another partition and fixing the boot error by replacing the corrupted winload.exe.

My issue is MOSTLY fixed.

Edit: Now Windows thinks it's not a genuine copy after I restart. Another random issue with an easy solution.
Edit 2: winload.exe corrupted again...
Edit 3: Well luckily my original OS isn't stuck in a error loop of winload.exe and windows genuine. I forgot to mention I did try following this guide and uninstalled all my visual c++ redistributables, which have yet to be reinstalled
Edited by Bitech - 8/27/12 at 12:40am
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Hey can you guys help me out? I followed this guide on another site that didn't include the "Don't do this on AMD motherboards" warning... and so I deleted all the files and now I'm having bad performance in games. I think I may have deleted these so called "important chipset drivers".

Can you please tell me what exactly is deleted on an AMD board and how to restore these files so I can start from scratch? So freaking annoying....lol
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Wondering what peoples experience and opinions about Driver Fusion....downloaded it ran it just to see the layout seems pretty nice but I really have no reason to use it at the moment.

Still on 12.1 WHQL everything else seems to run BF3 terrible and I am getting 60 FPS in GW2 with shadows off everything else maxed vsync on (not seeing any input lag) 60 hz fps clamped at 60 in the options. Meh sorry for the rant biggrin.gif
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There are more steps because AMD are changing the way of how ATi software is installed. (Different reg locations)


You don't ever have to do the things in this thread. It's ridiculous. Run setup.exe, choose uninstall, uninstall CIM in control panel, reboot, run setup.exe choose install, express, reboot.
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You don't ever have to do the things in this thread. It's ridiculous. Run setup.exe, choose uninstall, uninstall CIM in control panel, reboot, run setup.exe choose install, express, reboot.

Many people have followed your method and had issues.
Those same people have followed my method and it has removed their errors. Just look at my rep points.
I've even had new members join up just to PM me to say thanks for your guide as it has fixed their issues that they could not get rid of. So, I don't care what you think. This guide has resolved many issues for a lot of members. So, take your point somewhere else, because we don't care, it works for many users.
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Many people have followed your method and had issues.
Those same people have followed my method and it has removed their errors. Just look at my rep points.
I've even had new members join up just to PM me to say thanks for your guide as it has fixed their issues that they could not get rid of. So, I don't care what you think. This guide has resolved many issues for a lot of members. So, take your point somewhere else, because we don't care, it works for many users.


How many threads a week do you make about your gpus not working right??


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BradleyW.

Sorry but I have been using tsm106 method for several weeks and I have no problem at all. If you do all step properly, you end up uninstalling the drivers really fast. Your method is a pain.

And tsm106 is right, you keep openning thread and having all kind of weird issues nobody has and then 15 minutes later you will throw out some advices to people???

What the...???
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How many threads a week do you make about your gpus not working right??
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BradleyW.
Sorry but I have been using tsm106 method for several weeks and I have no problem at all. If you do all step properly, you end up uninstalling the drivers really fast. Your method is a pain.
And tsm106 is right, you keep openning thread and having all kind of weird issues nobody has and then 15 minutes later you will throw out some advices to people???
What the...???

I understand I've made various threads on GPU issues but I have found all of them to be issues to do with the actual games I play, because I buy so many games, I am bound to come across an issue. The issues I have had have always been an issue with the actual game and is fixed after a patch!As for the guide, don't follow it. It's as simple as that. Those who have had issues have used my guide and have thanked me because it has cured problems they have not seemed to have got rid of. So to be hounest, I'm not really sure what your point is. Just don't use the guide if you don't like it. It is as simple as that.
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