How-To Install AMD Radeon™ Software on a Windows®

This article provides instructions on how to install AMD Radeon™ Software on a Windows® based system. The content of this article is organized into the following sections:
    • Downloading the AMD Radeon™ Software
    • System Requirements
    • Installing the AMD Radeon™ Software
Downloading the AMD Radeon™ Software
There are two options to locate and download the latest version of the AMD Radeon™ Software:
  1. Use the AMD Driver AutoDetect Utility to detect your AMD Radeon™ graphics card and Windows® operating system.  If your graphics card and operating system is compatible with AMD Radeon™ Software, the utility will provide the option to download it.
  2. Visit the Drivers + Download Center page and select the version of AMD Radeon™ Software for download. For instructions please refer to KB article: How to find the latest drivers for an AMD graphics card.
System Requirements
For information about the system requirements refer to the AMD Radeon™ Software release notes. Release notes are linked on the driver download page. System requirements may vary depending on the Windows® operating system installed.
Note: AMD Radeon™ Software is only supported on Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7.
Installing the AMD Radeon™ Software
  1. Ensure that any existing versions of AMD Radeon™ Software on the system have been uninstalled before proceeding with installing a new driver.  For instructions on how to uninstall AMD Radeon Software please refer to KB article: How-To Uninstall AMD Radeon™ Software from a Windows® Based System.
  2. Close all opened applications including anti-virus, firewall, remote-access, or webcam software before attempting the install process.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file and select Install to begin file extraction process.
    Note: It is recommended to use the default destination folder for installation.

  4. Select the desired components or keep default selection (recommended) and click Install.
  5. The drivers and software components will begin installing.
    Note: The screen will flicker whilst the AMD Radeon™ Software is being installed. If you have multiple displays, some of them may turn black for a few seconds.
  6. Once the drivers and software have been successfully installed, choose Restart NowNote: A system restart is required to complete the installation process.​
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