Fix error: No AMD Graphics driver is installed

By Camilla Mo in Graphic Issues

If you get error “No AMD graphics driver is installed” after installing AMD Graphics drivers, don’t worry. You can fix the problem by following the instructions in this article. 

Go to Device Manager and expand the branch “Display adapters”. You’re likely to see the AMD Graphics device listed with a yellow mark, which indicates the AMD Graphics driver is not installed successfully. 



Try below 3 solutions to resolve the problem. You may not have to try them all. Just work your way down until you find the one that works for you.

Solution 1: Update the driver using Driver Easy
Solution 2: Uninstall the AMD driver in safe mode
Solution 3: Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 redistributable patch

Solution 1: Update the driver using Driver Easy

Updating drivers manually is not easy. Sometime it causes errors like this. To fix error “No AMD graphics driver is installed”, you can update the driver with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click Scan Now. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click the Update button next to a flagged amd driver to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version). Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

Solution 2: Uninstall AMD Driver in Safe Mode

Follow steps below uninstall the driver.

1) Go to Safe Mode.

2)  In Device Manager, under category “Display adapters”, right-click on AMD Graphics device and click Uninstall.

3) Windows will prompt you to confirm the uninstallation. Check the Delete the driver software for this device checkbox and click OK

4) Reboot Windows.

5) After rebooting, if you still get this error, try to perform a clean install of AMD drivers again.

Solution 3: Install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 redistributable patch

The problem may occur if the system has a version of the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 edition installed. Follow steps below to install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 redistributable patch: 

1) Go to Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs. Locate and Uninstall Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.

2) Download and install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 redistributable patch
If your PC is running 64-bit operating system, click here to go to the download page.
If your PC is running 32-bit operating system, click here to go to the download page.

3) Reboot Windows for the changes to take effect.

4) Update the AMD drivers.

If you get error “No AMD Graphics driver is installed”, solutions above may help resolve the error.