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    Anyone know what this is?


    Anyone recognize this message or know how to stop it? With all the viruses and malware going around, you would think AMD would have something more official looking than this???

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  2. Lance1's Avatar
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    Soapm said: View Post
    Anyone recognize this message or know how to stop it? With all the viruses and malware going around, you would think AMD would have something more official looking than this???

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    That's for your AMD video drivers. Your right! It doesn't look official. But that's the Windows 10 interface for you! Flat and ugly... I only update my video drivers if I were having driver issues. Put if you feel the need to update you go right ahead and click that Visit Download Page or Download Button.
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    Soapm said: View Post
    Anyone recognize this message or know how to stop it? With all the viruses and malware going around, you would think AMD would have something more official looking than this???

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    Click visit the download page If it doesn't come up with https://www.amd.com/en/support
    Then its not AMD .
    Catalyst is not totally supported in Windows 10, So you should be wary about updating your
    Video drivers in this manner even if its Amd's preferred way. Installing the wrong driver
    can make your video unstable.
    Better to go to the support page and download drivers for your specific system. and install only if
    you believe you need them.
    On my system I note the driver version and available then click "skip ".
    Then I visit the support page and see if the driver will cause my system any trouble
    Before downloading it from there and installing.
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    Thanks... Anything I can uninstall to stop this? I want the driver but not the baggage that came with it ROFL...
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    Soapm said: View Post
    Thanks... Anything I can uninstall to stop this? I want the driver but not the baggage that came with it ROFL...
    There should be a setting in the AMD GPU driver utility to disable automatic updates. Else use Autoruns to disable the offending task.
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    I use AMD everything all the time, never seen that. Looks more like from some 3rd party driver/SW updater, check with Malwarebytes and Adwcleaner.
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    CountMike said: View Post
    I use AMD everything all the time, never seen that. Looks more like from some 3rd party driver/SW updater, check with Malwarebytes and Adwcleaner.
    Its the ATI Catalyst program
    It can be uninstalled in programs and features like any program
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    thomaseg1 said: View Post
    Its the ATI Catalyst
    Yeah, I know had it with my old Rx 260 and old drivers but never looked like that.
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    thomaseg1 said: View Post
    Its the ATI Catalyst program
    It can be uninstalled in programs and features like any program
    So I can uninstall the program and it won't remove the driver?
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    Soapm said: View Post
    Thanks... Anything I can uninstall to stop this? I want the driver but not the baggage that came with it ROFL...
    Maybe this will work for you even though this is a different version than yours.
    Go to your AMD Catalyst Control Center & uncheck AMD Catalyst Software Suite

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