AMD Catalyst (formerly named ATI Catalyst) is a utility software driver package for ATI/AMD Radeon products for Microsoft Windows operating systems and Linux, on 32- and 64-bit x86 processors.

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How to shut down CCC.exe and MOM.exe

When I start up my computer(Windows 8), it shows that it's disk usage is 100% (in task manager). It seems that CCC.exe(Catalyst Control Center: Host application) and MOM.exe(Catalyst Control Center: ...
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Adjusting overscan with onboard graphics?

I have just purchased a new monitor (AOC I2267F) and I am having issue with black borders around the edges of the monitor. I get this issue when using both HDMI and VGA (monitor has no DVI port), ...
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laptop does not support monitor native resolution (2560x1080)

I have a LG 29UM65-P monitor with 2560x1080 resolution. I try to show my laptop display on this monitor with HDMI cable, but the max supported resolution in the Windows settings is 1920x1080! My ...
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Getting 4K@60Hz via ATI R9 290 display-port on Panasonic TC65-AX-800U

Hi I have an AMD R9 290 card, under linux, with the proprietary Catalyst 14.50.2 driver; the AMD Card only Has HDMI-1.x which can't do 4K@60Hz, but it does have display port which is capable of ...
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Ubuntu AMD Graphics card Drivers (AMD r9 275)

I have a Lenovo y40-80 with an AMD Radeon R9 275 graphics card. I installed the AMD Catalyst Control drivers on Ubuntu Gnome, but in my settings it says my graphics card is a TROPO XTX (6820). Here ...
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BSOD when installing AMD graphics drivers

Please do not down-vote without leaving a comment why. If you down-vote without giving feedback, it doesn't help me fix the problem. This problem is a recurring one. I've had it happen before, but ...
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Where do I download AMD Catalyst Control Center?

I have AMD Radeon 3100 Graphics on Windows 8.1. Whenever I try to download Catalyst Control Center, I always get AMD Vision Engine Control Center. Is there a link for AMD CCC?
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Can I move the image position on a monitor with a DVI connection?

I have a black spot at the bottom of the left corner due to getting water on it. Now I had to reduce it's resolution so I could move the image. However there are no controls in AMD Catalyst to ...
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Amd catalyst thinks that I have tv instead of monitor; cant use proper gpu upscale (dispalyport)

I have monitor, 144hz, not tv (important note). With dvi I had no problem; a game running in 1280x720 (720p) was upscaled just fine in native 1920x1080 (120hz), as much as every other ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...
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Computer stopped detecting monitors

I have a pc with a AMD E6760 graphics, 6 outputs, 5 are in use. All monitors have been checked with other hardware confirmed to be working fine. The pc was running fine until after a reboot, at this ...
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How to turn off Radeon GPU Dynamic Power Management

I have an old Radeon 6950 that has an artifact problem. But I discovered that if I turn off dynamic power management in ubuntu 14.04, the fan spin louder and it gets a bit hot, but the artifacts ...
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Screen resolution cannot be set properly

A friend of mine bought a new machine for his parents. It is runnning Windows 7 and has an AMD APU. The monitor only has an analogue connector. If I try to set the resolution of the monitor to the ...
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R9 270X - poor 3D performance with Catalyst, resolution trouble with radeon

I recently bought an XFX Radeon R9 270X and run Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I use it via HDMI to a (plasma) TV. I also make use of HDMI audio through it. Before my upgrade, I forced xrandr to use a custom ...
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Are AMD Drivers Required?

I just bought a graphics card, specifically this one. It's AMD-made. I've never done much on the hardware side of my PC. I would like to know: Do I really need AMD Catalyst (or whatever) drivers? ...
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How can I uninstall wrong (XP) CCC on Windows 7 pro 64bit? Uninstall crashes PC

Didn't know I had a real problem until I got a new 27" touchscreen monitor. Built this PC last year (2013). Specs: Asus Sabertooth Z78 mb, i7-4770 Haswell 3.4GHz, 8g DDR3 crucial Vengeance Pro ...
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Eyefinity won't get the right Resolution

I just bought a new Monitor, with a Resolution of 2560x1080p and I want to add him in the middle of my two previous Monitors (both 1920x1080p). The Cataclysm Control Center won't let me change the ...
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Text looks terrible on second display

I'm running Windows 8.1 and have two HDMI TVs hooked up to my PC, one I use regularly and one I've just hooked up as an extended display. Problem is, text looks terrible on my second display! I've ...
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Unable to install legacy AMD display drivers for Ati HD 3600 in Windows 8.1 x64

So, here is my problem. I have an AMD HD 3600 card in my desktop and I wanted to install the official display driver from AMD (version 13.1 stable, or 13.4 beta, both had the same results). The ...
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Dual graphic card issue on Samsung laptop

So I have a laptop with two graphic cards on it - Intel Graphic HD 4000 and ATI Radeon 7670M. I do know how to "force" programs to use ATI Card by using the Catalyst Control Center but this "magic ...
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Catalyst Control Center Stops working when graphic card is being used

It's been a while since I have this problem with my system. Whenever I use programs (except games) that somehow use Hardware Acceleration such as Browsers, Video Converters, Photoshop etc, my screen ...
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Unable to start GUI with Lubuntu

Until this morning I haven't any major problem with my computer after updating the OS (Lubuntu) , until the amdcccle crashed not for the first time but this one was special because after this I'm ...
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Cannot see GUI when trying to install AMD Catalyst

I am trying to install the amd driver for linux.When I run the .run file the GUI appears without any of the text for the widgets being available.
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Dual display using onboard and PCI-E Video card

I have an ECS A790GXM-AD3 Motherboard with a AMD Phenom II X3 and a XFX Ati R7 240 video card. I have 2 VGA monitors that I want to configure in extended desktop and the video card doens't support the ...
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kdbsync.exe has stopped working

I have a Dell Studio XPS 1645. Since upgrading to Windows 8, it will always display the following error message "kdbsync.exe has stopped working". How can I resolve this problem?
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How to install kernel 3.9 in Debian Jessie from repos?

I was wondering if it is possible to install kernel 3.9 in Debian Jessie from repos. A brief check shows that there are only 2.6, 3.2 and 3.13 kernels in repos Compiling my own kernel is the last ...
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AMD Catalyst Overdrive worry [closed]

Last night, I explored catalyst and found this feature called Overdrive. I checked the box and raised the following parameters I raised the clock speeds by 200mhz for both gpu and memory. I also ...
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Catalyst Control Center is not showing Crossfire option - Windows 7

I run two Radeon HD 5670s. They have always been linked by Crossfire. After a recent crash, I noticed both my cards in Speccy displaying a temperature. Typically my second card doesn't run hot enough ...
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Which of the ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics are used when there is no “switching” utility?

I have a ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics on a HP Pavilion g7 (hp pavilion g7-1246ef) but it has no support in Win7 32-bit. It seems that I have 2 VGA controllers: One on-CPU Intel for ...
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Installing ATI drivers on a Switchable Graphics Laptop

I recently re-installed Windows 7 and downloaded all the necessary updates, but it never updates my ATI drivers to the latest version. I had to do it manually by uninstalling the current version and ...
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How to forcibly enable Dual Graphics/Crossfire support for Kaveri and R7 250?

I recently built one of those newfangled AMD Kaveri systems, but am having a little trouble setting it up for dual graphics/Crossfire. Here is the hardware list: Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty ...
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Cannot get Ubuntu 13.10 to work with AMD Catalyst 13.12 - black screen

I have installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 x64 and AMD Catalyst 13.12. When booting up, I see the Ubuntu logo splash screen for a second, then it just goes to a black screen. I am using the R9 290x ...
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How to properly identify legacy AMD (ATI) IGP graphics unit and install drivers for it?

I have this OEM board made by ASUS. The model number is M2R-FVM. I have done a clean install of Windows Vista and I need to install proper drivers for it. I'm not sure what drivers to get. If I open ...
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Connecting PC to video converter with HDMI

I have purchased a device to convert the HDMI output coming from my PC and connect it to a older TV. I want to use it as a second display, mainly for videos. The device does not register to my video ...
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Blue and yellow dots on screen after motherboard replacement

I use windows 7 x64 and have a Dell Studio XPS 1645 with a AMD RADEON Mobility HD 4670 video card. A Dell engineer has replaced the motherboard a week ago after experiencing this problem. I have ...
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Display drivers have stopped responding

When I try to open Catalyst Control Center of AMD 8730 (Model Dell Inspiron 15R 5521) this message appears: Catalyst Control Center cannot be started. There are currently no settings that can be ...
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Some games freezing during startup and using 100% of one CPU core

I have a Radeon HD 5870 and Windows 7 with all updates installed. I used 13.4 drivers previously, but upgraded to 13.9 now. When I start Metro 2033 in DX10 or DX11 mode the game freezes before ...
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AMD Catalyst - auto brightness issue

I have a LG 22ea63v monitor and i recently bought (i was using my cpu's graphics card) a gigabyte 7790 graphics card. My OS is windows 8. I've installed the latest version of amd catalyst. The ...
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AMD Catalyst keeps crashing

I have Windows Server 2012 running with 3 screens and a Radeon HD 5xxx series video card. I've installed all the versions of the Catalyst software including the betas. Every now and again randomly, ...
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Missing option tabs in Catalyst Control Center

My Specs: CPU: AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 CPU 1055T (6x2.8Ghz) RAM: 12GB (mixed manufacturer - had the problem before I upgraded so it should be irrelevant) GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD5830 OS: Windows 8 ...
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How do I disable Vari-Bright (atibtmon.exe) without Catalyst Control Center?

Related to: When AC Power is disconnected, atibtmon.exe throws a Runtime error I have a very similar configuration, ATI mobility Radeon HD 3670 on Dell XPS Studio 16 using Windows 7 64-bit, and have ...
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Is this firefox, my GPU, or the drivers?

I just noticed this on facebook. My GPU is a AMD 7970 with the latest drivers in photoshop. Are those black blocks a sign of a bad GPU, driver problem, or firefox being stupid? Here is the picture: ...
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Catalyst won't let me arrange my displays the way I want

I want displays one and two to line up on the bottom, but CCC refuses to let me do so. I can arrange them the way I want in Windows or Display Fusion, but not CCC, which results in random arrangment ...
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My HDMI screen won`t display 1920x1080p desktop with Radeon HD 7850 2GB

Specs relevant: Graphics Card: AMD Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB (should support up to 4096 x 2160) Screen : BenQ GL2460 (native resolution is 1920 x 1080) Cable : HDMI cable connected to ...
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How to make browser use discrete Radeon GPU

I recently bought a Samsung Ativ Book 8, which has a AMD Radeon HD 8870M GPU with 2 GB GDDR5. It has AMD catalyst installed to manage switching between GPU's for different apps/power usages. I put ...
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Set my refresh rate too high by accident with the AMD Catalyst taskbar icon. Can't see what I'm doing

And booting in safe mode doesn't help, as you can't uninstall catalyst (it says windows installer service not running or something) or change the desktop resolution/refresh. Anyone know how to change ...
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Freezing with black screen after booting OS with AMD Catalyst driver

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 on my HP laptop. A few weeks ago I was confused with a weird trouble in proprietary drivers for my graphics card. When I start X server (or just boot Windows) system ...
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Mafia II and Physx woes

I'm trying to play Mafia II on my PC. I have previously played it on this computer but it no longer works. If anyone knows a solution to any of the below issues then it may solve them all. Issues: ...
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Catalyst Control Center (CCC) does not save preset

I have defined two presets; one for a three-display unified EyeFinity setup and another one for all three monitors extended. However, activating the preset for the latter did not trigger any ...
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MMLoadDrv apart of Catalyst Control Center? Look suspicious

This loads at startup every once in a while. It looks strange, and it's always the same image in that window, but it's slightly animated. Does anybody know the purpose of this? Can I remove it? I've ...