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Windows 7: What is "AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding device initialization"?

17 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
What is "AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding device initialization"?

I just reloaded my OS and am now seeing a System Config Startup item for the first time. Does anyone have any info about this item? Thank you.

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Cmd.exe /c start "AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding device initialization" /min "C:\Program Files (x86)\AMD AVT\bin\kdbsync.exe" aml

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17 May 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1

it is the steady video feature for the web browser it is supposed to make video steady and visably clearer then before to me it seems the same but you might be able to tell
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17 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Thank you very much.
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02 Jun 2012   #4


I would uncheck in msconfig any display device bloatware which was installed as it isn't needed unless you overclock.

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21 Jul 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit SP1

I have that also.

Using 12.6 Catalyst.

I noticed that after plenty reboot i got this cmd.exe in start up.

I noticed that my browser game is bit lagging.

Is it safe to uncheck this AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding device initialization in msconfig?

Will i loose something?
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21 Jul 2012   #6


You don't need any Display software starting with Win7 unless you overclock.

I would uninstall Catalyst and then install only the driver to be the cleanest about it.

But you can also uncheck everything except your AV to test it that way first.
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 What is "AMD Accelerated Video Transcoding device initialization"?

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