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tried all of this too the dot, well almost couldn't find “S-1-5-21-1632250243-966907716-928185508-1000” in the reg. but either way im stuck on 12.9 betas and i want to drop down to 12.8. any suggestion?

I didn't have that in my reg either and this guide works for reverting to an old version of a driver just download 12.8 WHQL first follow the steps and run the 12.8 installer when you finish.
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I didn't have that in my reg either and this guide works for reverting to an old version of a driver just download 12.8 WHQL first follow the steps and run the 12.8 installer when you finish.
i followed every step, and tried twice. i eventually broke down and used driver sweeper, and that seemed to work.
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So strange..driver sweeper nor driver fusion seemed to work for me.
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So strange..driver sweeper nor driver fusion seemed to work for me.
It works for some, but those who it does not work for will benefit from my AMD uninstall guide.
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Thanks, this really helped when my hdmi stopped working passed the Windows logo......... maybe because of a bad overclock. I dunno.
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Is all of this really necessary? What's wrong with me just uninstalling my current Catalyst Control Panel from Add/Remove programs, shutting down, putting my new graphics card in then installing the new Catalyst Control Panel?
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Is all of this really necessary? What's wrong with me just uninstalling my current Catalyst Control Panel from Add/Remove programs, shutting down, putting my new graphics card in then installing the new Catalyst Control Panel?

Look, this guide is for those who have issues with driver sweeper or the normal uninstaller.
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Is all of this really necessary? What's wrong with me just uninstalling my current Catalyst Control Panel from Add/Remove programs, shutting down, putting my new graphics card in then installing the new Catalyst Control Panel?

Sometimes it's not enough.

Uninstall / restart / install was all I ever did, but once in a while you get a bad driver release that plagues everything until every single trace of it has been nuked.
Driver sweeper was the savior of this for a while, but that's not perfect either so, if you really want to nuke a driver problem, or prevent one - this is the way to go smile.gif
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Sometimes it's not enough.
Uninstall / restart / install was all I ever did, but once in a while you get a bad driver release that plagues everything until every single trace of it has been nuked.
Doing this ensures that you won't have any snares between drivers, and that you're basically doing a clean install of whatever version you're using.

Pretty much this!
Thanks mate.
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Hi,

This guide worked perfect, but I decided to re install everything again... Now there's a problem: I can't find AMD Viscion Control Engine software, it used to be in right click menu of destop and even by doing a Start >Search box ... I can't find the software...

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