Right, so today I bought my new gfx card and new PSU (thanks Goody) and I had trouble opening up Catalyst Control Center, to make my screen fit my TV monitor. I tried for hours and hours and it didn't work, but I found this and it did:
Note: For you to be able to uninstall your GAC files, you have to be in safe mode, and you can shift highlight them all and right click uninstall.
Hi there. I had lots of problems with the CCC not starting under Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. Here's how I solved it: In regular mode 1) Download driver sweeper Phyxion.net - Driver Sweeperand install the program 2) Download and install CCleaner CCleaner - Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download 3) Uninstall all AMD catalyst software Restart PC in safe mode 1 ) Go to C:\Windows\assembly and delete everything with the Token "90ba9c70f846762e" (ATI's key) - Note: some users won't have any "90ba9c70f846762e" key in this folder. If this is the case, you can skip this step. 2) Run Driversweeper and choose "AMD - Display" and press "Analyse", then clean all entries. Do NOT reboot yet. 3) Run CCleaner and choose "Registry" - Click "Scan for Issues" then "Fix Selected Issues" and choose wether you want to back-up the registry first. 4) Repeat step 3 until you have no entries anymore 5) Run Driversweeper again and choose "AMD - Display" and press "Analyse", then clean all entries. Reboot when asked into regular mode In regular mode: 1) Install the latest Catalyst software available from Graphics, Processors and Media Solutions | AMD
Software annoyances like these are why a lot of people don't even consider buying ATI video cards, and it's a shame, because hardware wise they have some pretty good ones at decent prices.
For sure, their install manager does not seem to update well and thes GAC files just don't seem to update, be removed or whatever needs to be done with them, so people just give up and go elsewhere.
Their hardware is brilliant, I'm now playing at ultra high on every game I own, latest is Battlefield 3 with no problems whatsoever, just glad I could get this full screen thing sorted as it was really bugging me lol.