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AMD control center doesn't work after 8.1 install


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After installing Windows 8.1 today, my AMD control center does not work. I uninstalled everything (drivers, etc) in Add/Remove programs and then I ran driver sweeper in safe mode. I then re-installed the AMD drivers/control center again, but the control center still doesn't work. My laptop has the AMD A8-4500M chipset

 

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Yep, I had this issue with my PC, thought it was something to do with me mucking around with my graphics drivers. I just uninstalled and reinstalled the stock drivers that came with my PC.

 

There may be a different solution for people who self-built. But that's what I have for now.

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you need to install the 13.9????? WHQL version drivers. seriously, fixed many of the issues on my AMD vision A8 

 

Via 3d Guru http://www.guru3d.com/files_details/amd_catalyst_13_9_whql_download.html

 

** I'm running the lesser an A8-3520M...

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I reinstalled the drivers from Asus's website but the control center doesn't work. Games and videos work fine but the control center just doesn't.

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I reinstalled the drivers from Asus's website but the control center doesn't work. Games and videos work fine but the control center just doesn't.

try the driver I linked to. it worked flawlessly for me. I couldn't rely on toshiba's drivers. But Guru 3D's worked well. give it a whirl!

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try the driver I linked to. it worked flawlessly for me. I couldn't rely on toshiba's drivers. But Guru 3D's worked well. give it a whirl!

Thanks but, I'd really prefer downloading it from AMD's site or Asus's site.

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Thanks but, I'd really prefer downloading it from AMD's site or Asus's site.

the link is to the official driver from AMD. so it is safe.

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Make sure to completely remove the driver first before re-installing.

 

No problems to report here.

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guru3d.com  has your answer

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Thanks everyone for the help, I called AMD, and I ran the AMD utility which downloaded the appropriate/up to date drivers. During the install, C+++ redistribution 2012 was installed which may have fixed the control center not working.

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