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Windows 7: ATI Catalyst problem on HD 4870

02 Jul 2012   #1

Win7 Professional 64bit
 
 
ATI Catalyst problem on HD 4870

I ve installed some game today nd it may installed few other components with it (most likely directx) however, after that i got into the CCC (had 11.9 installed on Windows 7 x64) and somehow the Overdrive function wasn t working - everytime i loaded CCC nd clicked on Overdrive i had to "Agree" again, tho i ve that nd when i click on Agree in the Overdrive tab it just dissappears the whole Overdrive optinion. I load CCC again nd again click on "Agree" nd the same. Since i do often change the settings in order to control the temp in Games so i was like "wft? ok i will reinstall it".

I did the express uninstall, removed all folders nd reg entrys, then installed the same drivers but during the installation it didn t had that "blink to black screen and back" effect, which confirms the drivers, nope it just went tho. Now i m missing the CCC option (right click on desktop) theres also no Catalyst folder in the start menu.

So i did the big thing, removed everything from Vcrest to Framework 4.0, deleted regs and folders, also used DriverSweeper to uninstall ATI windows drivers.

Rebooted and tryed to install 11.9 - nope nothing, same thing with the lastest 12.6 CCC. What re my options here, before i do a format?

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02 Jul 2012   #2

7 x64 , but using xp anyways
 
 

I just stubled here by accidednt, but since I'm here... I've had this issues from time to time... and as checklist ... If I remember correctly you've got to run sweeper as an admin or it won't have permissions to acctually clean your system, second... I also remember, saying something to run sweeper in a safe mode.. I never did, but I think that's what they suggest...
and lastly... if everything fails try to remember speciffic version you've had on you system install, and then unninstall... I know... That would be a bitch to do... but installation will create precise log for the uninstaller...

Or better yet... wait for someone qualified from around here to help ya

Good luck.
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02 Jul 2012   #3

Win7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Thanks mate, but i allready did the job with formating it. Now the strange thing is; CCC 11.9 doesn t work but the 12.4 Version does. Ha! How f****** great, nd i m gonna kill that guy who suggested me to buy "this gamer strict ATI card" i m gonna inject some M-99 into hes neck nd then put him on the kill table, cut him in pieces nd throw them in the sea.
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02 Jul 2012   #4

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

lots of AMD card users are sticking with the 12.4 driver..

- it's very stable with 3***,4*** and the early 5*** series cards..
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26 Jul 2012   #5

Win7 Professional 64bit
 
 

There s a bug somewhere with VCRAST, something is killing the Ati drivers.
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27 Jul 2012   #6

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

if you're feeling adventurous, you could try this one..
AMD Catalyst 12.6 BETA (8.97.100.3 July 3) AMD Legacy Driver - Guru3D.com Forums

it's a test driver, but it addresses some of the issues
that the official WHQL 12.6 LEGACY version seemed to have left unsolved..

Also, I see that the 4870 is listed as supported hardware..

- it might be worth trying..
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