1.    18 May 2017 #1
    Join Date : May 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Home

    Windows 10 keeps downgrading my AMD drivers


    Hello.

    I have tried to install the latest BETA drivers (17.5.1) from AMD for my RX 480 video card but every time I install them, windows removes them and installs 17.1.1.

    I have tried literally everything from disabling driver updates in windows to using the registry hack to stop it.

    Any ideas?

    Thank you in advance.
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  2.    18 May 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Gibraltar
    Posts : 367
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit 1709 16299.19

    Well the AMD driver versions of 17.4.x, 17.5.x have a major bug with programs and games currently, Affecting R7/R9 Cards, 400 Series, and 500 Series on Creators Update of Windows 10, I solved mine by using Group Policy and then it stopped trying to downgrade even further to 17.1.1, and i'm running version 17.3.3 currently as it's the most stable right now

    Though on Windows 10 Home don't think you have Group policy feature, so not sure if you'll have to remain on 17.1.1 til a fixed AMD version out, but perhaps others will have more ideas in there replies

    More Detailed Info on AMD forums related to the buggy drivers...
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  3.    19 May 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 236
    Win10 Pro x64

    Uninstall your current drivers with DDU. This program reboots to safe mode for the uninstall, cleans the leftover files, and prevents windows from automatically downloading updates. I swear by it and so do the guys over at geforce forums. They have it pinned.
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  4.    19 May 2017 #4
    Join Date : May 2017
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Home
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Carsomyr View Post
    Uninstall your current drivers with DDU. This program reboots to safe mode for the uninstall, cleans the leftover files, and prevents windows from automatically downloading updates. I swear by it and so do the guys over at geforce forums. They have it pinned.
    I've tried this many times, but Windows keeps installing 17.1.1. :/
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  5.    20 May 2017 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 236
    Win10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Sashley View Post
    I've tried this many times, but Windows keeps installing 17.1.1. :/
    Well that is odd then, I have never had a problem with it
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  6.    20 May 2017 #6
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 471
    Win 10 Pro 15063.332 (ex-Insider)

    Go into device manager and rollback the device driver (from the WU version to the NVIDIA Beta version).

    Next, download and run this MS utility to block only the specific WU driver in question.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-in-windows-10

    Run it and tick the box next to the driver you want to keep WU from auto downloading and installing:
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    Note:
    The Anniversary version continues to work beyond that edition. I have used it on build 16199 without issue.

    This should keep your Beta driver installed until you decide to change it.

    Cheers,

    WOT
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