Fix: No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed Error

AMD, which refers to Advanced Micro Devices recently becomes a topic of discussion among a lot of users. As per the user, after installing the AMD Graphic Driver, they are receiving an error stating “No AMD graphics driver is installed”. The entire error prompts read, “No AMD Graphics Driver is installed, or the AMD Driver is not functioning properly. Please Install the AMD Driver appropriate for your AMD hardware”.

The said error message usually appears while the users are playing any game on their system or are running the AMD Radeon Settings software. The reasons behind it could be multiple, and so are the solutions. If you are also the one facing a similar error, then read the article till the end and try the fixes given below as per preference.

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No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed Error

Causes of “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error?

The reasons behind the “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error could be many; however, some of the primary ones are:

  • Outdated Drivers
  • Faulty Driver update
  • Compatibility issues between the software and operating system
  • Missing Redistributable Software
  • Outdated Windows

How to fix the “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error?

FIX 1: Rollback AMD graphics driver:

As per few of the suffered users, rolling back the AMD Graphic driver to a previous build has helped them in getting rid of the “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error. This helps as in some cases; the newer driver isn’t stable with your system and might cause similar error issues. To rollback AMD Graphic driver, follow the steps given below:

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  • Firstly, press the WINDOWS + X key simultaneously and select the option Device Manager from the appeared context.
  • On the Device Manager window, expand Display adaptors, and it will open the list of Graphics card drivers installed into your system.
  • Now from the list locate the driver associated with AMD and double-click on it to open its Properties window.
  • From the vertical menu, navigate to the Driver tab and click on the Rollback Driver tab to uninstall the driver from your system.
  • Once the uninstallation process is done, reboot your system, and during the restarting process, your system will auto-download and install the previous version of the driver.
  • Lastly, open the relevant Program and check whether the said issue got resolved or if it persists.

FIX 2: Update AMD graphics driver in safe mode:

If the above-explained fix does not resolve the “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error for you, it is highly recommended to update the AMD Graphics driver in safe mode. For doing so,

  • Firstly, go to the desktop search bar, type Settings and open the relevant search result.
  • Now navigate to Update & Security.
  • On the left-pane menu, click on Recovery and then from the right-pane menu, under the Advanced startup option click on Restart now.
  • On the next Blue screen, select Troubleshoot and then click on Advanced options.
  • After that, select Startup Settings and then click on Restart.
  • Now before your system restarts, select the option Safe mode with networking and then wait for it to complete the reboot process.
  • Now press the WINDOWS + X key simultaneously and select the option Device Manager from the appeared context.
  • On the Device Manager window, expand Display adaptors, and it will open the list of Graphics card drivers installed into your system.
  • Now from the list locate the driver associated with AMD and double-click on it to open its Properties window.
  • Now from the vertical menu, navigate to the Driver tab and then click on the Update driver tab.
  • Once the updating process is done, restart your system, open the AMD control panel and check whether the said issue got resolved or if it persists.

FIX 3: Delete the AMD folder and install APU:

Consider deleting the AMD folder and installing the APU for getting rid of the “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error. For doing so, follow the steps given below:

  • Firstly, navigate to the File Explorer.
  • Now navigate to This PC -> Local Disk (C:) and here delete the AMD folder.
  • Once you have deleted the AMD folder, navigate to the browser and open the AMD’s official website for downloading the latest drivers.
  • Now choose a Chipset and an appropriate APU and download it into your system.
  • Now install the downloaded driver into your system.
  • Once done, restart your computer, open the relevant Program and check whether the said issue got resolved or not.

FIX 4: Reinstall Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 redistributable patch:

Another helpful solution that you can try for getting rid of the “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error is reinstalling the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 redistributable patch. Follow the steps below for doing so,

  • Firstly, press WINDOWS + R keys simultaneously for launching the RUN prompt on your screen.
  • In the empty text box type “appwiz.cpl”  and then click on OK or press Enter. It will launch the Program and features window for you.
  • Here locate each of the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable packages, right-click on it and select Uninstall for completely removing all of them from your system.
  • Now navigate to the browser and open the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package official webpage. (make sure you have a stable internet connection for this).
  • Here download the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package by click on the red Download tab.
  • Now double click on the downloaded executable file and follow all the onscreen instructions to complete the installation process.
  • Once the package is installed completely, restart your computer, open the relevant Program and check whether the said issue got resolved or if it persists.

FIX 5: Update the Drivers form AMD’s official website:

If none of the above fixes works for you, consider updating the drivers by downloading them from AMD’s official website. For that, all you need to do is,

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  • Visit AMD’s official website and select the AMD graphics card you are using. Once selected, it will open a list of drivers on your screen.
  • From here, select the latest driver and then download the installer to an accessible location on your system.
  • Once it is downloaded, run the installer, and it will complete the installation process as well.
  • Now restart your computer, open the relevant Program and check whether the said issue got resolved or not.

Besides, you can also consider downloading the other AMD software on your system. However, if your system already consists them, consider uninstalling them one after another and check if it makes any changes or difference (make sure you keep checking for progress after each of the uninstallation processes).

These were all of the verified and suitable fixes for the “No AMD Graphics Driver is Installed” error. Keeping trying them in the sequence above until you find the one that works efficiently onto your system.

Moreover, apart from them, you can also try a clean installation of Windows, DirectX installation and Microsoft .NET frameworks installation. All of these installations have worked in some of the rarest cases and thus might help you as well. If you have any queries or feedback, please write down the comment in the below comment box.

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