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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...
Karl

Reinstall again, and make sure you did not miss anything on that guide. Use latest 12.8 WHQL.
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post #192 of 454
Just wanted to say thanks for the guide, just got my HD7950 and wanted to make sure the PC was clean. thumb.gif
post #193 of 454
Good OP
I didn't see this mentioned but if you needs to do a manual uninstall
-Open Device Manager
-View > Show Hidden Devices
-Non Plug and Play
-Remove amdkmdag
post #194 of 454
Great guide, helped me get rid of the bits I missed in regedit (searching for AMD or ATI just brings up too many hits).

Thank you
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Glad the guide is useful.
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Glad the guide is useful.
Special thanks from me too.
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You are very welcome mate.
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post #198 of 454
i followed the guide and managed to clean everything of old drivers, except when i search my C drive for AMD/ATI i get loads of AMD/ATI folders in C:\windows\winsxs.
I dont think i should be deleting this - but just confirm it for me.

PS: I am using Win7 x64bits
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Just registered to thank the original poster and to also ask a question.

I just got my first gaming PC ever yesterday, installed an Nvidia 660ti card, and installed the newest Nvidia drivers. I turned on adaptive v-sync and my framerate was running buttery smooth. Zero screen tearing, 60fps. Then this morning, I wake up the PC to play again and I'm getting extreme tearing all over the place. Strange, no settings were changed.

Then I remembered that AMD's Catalyst control center was still installed on my PC because I never bothered to remove it.

So i used the simple, express uninstall of the Catalyst control Center, loaded up the game, and the framerate is buttery smooth again just like on my first day of playing. no tearing.

Is it possible that the old AMD drivers were interfering with my new Nvidia 660ti and Nvidia drivers and my PC was somehow getting confused as to which drivers to use?
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Just registered to thank the original poster and to also ask a question.
I just got my first gaming PC ever yesterday, installed an Nvidia 660ti card, and installed the newest Nvidia drivers. I turned on adaptive v-sync and my framerate was running buttery smooth. Zero screen tearing, 60fps. Then this morning, I wake up the PC to play again and I'm getting extreme tearing all over the place. Strange, no settings were changed.
Then I remembered that AMD's Catalyst control center was still installed on my PC because I never bothered to remove it.
So i used the simple, express uninstall of the Catalyst control Center, loaded up the game, and the framerate is buttery smooth again just like on my first day of playing. no tearing.
Is it possible that the old AMD drivers were interfering with my new Nvidia 660ti and Nvidia drivers and my PC was somehow getting confused as to which drivers to use?

Yes that is totally possible.
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