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Black Borders - And I can't install AMD Catalyst Control Center

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October 23, 2012 6:25:53 AM

Black Borders - And I can't install AMD Catalyst Control Center - AMD Vision Engine Control Center keeps installing - HELP



Please forgive the long winded and drawn out explanation and questions I'm about to ask...

I'm sorry maybe I'm just not getting it, but whenever I try to install AMD Catalyst Controll Center with the Catalyst automatic installation software instead of installing Catalyst Control Center... The automatic installer keeps installing AMD Vision Engine Control Center. I think this is because I have an AMD A4 Vision video card... But I NEED Catalyst Control Center because with some of the videogames I go to play I get a black border around them when I make them full screen. And I have been searching about how to fix the black border for 4 HOURS now... And everything I get tells me to use Catalyst Control Center, and to change the SCALING for the screen options... I check the screen options for the AMD Vision Engine Control Center which won't stop installing and I have 2 problems.


1. The Screen Options are locked.

2. Even if I could unlock them, there is no scaling options other than full screen and centered. There is NO scaling slider bar or scaling options other than those 2 choices.


I even tried going into AMD Vision Engine Control Center advanced mode and same thing, Screen Options are locked and there are only those 2 choices...


So if someone could please explain to me how to install Catalyst Control Center and NOT AMD Vision Engine Control Center which doesn't work. or is outdated, I don't know which and don't really care... Or if someone can explain to me how to stretch my Windows 7 64-bit screen to always be full screen, that would be good too... The only other thing I have to mention is that when I hook my laptop (sorry I forgot to mention it wasn't a desktop earlier) to my TV using HDMI cables the image on the TV doesn't always fit inside the TV, it acts like the TV is zoomed in on the picture... And trust me I know how to work my TV, the TV is NOT zoomed in, its the video card stretching or contorting the image on the TV.


If someone could help me I would really appreciate it because I am at my wits end with trying to get this to work...
a b U Graphics card
October 23, 2012 8:20:12 AM

Please explain how you tried to install CCC? Did you autodetect, or select the installation file manually?
a b U Graphics card
October 23, 2012 11:25:54 AM

CCC is for discrete cards, Vision Engine CC s for APU's. Makes sure you have the latest release installed; 12.10 was made available today. Note the following though (from the release notes)

The following notebooks are not compatible with this release:
- Any notebook launched after this driver release
- Toshiba notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
- Sony VAIO notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
- Panasonic notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)

Read the following to get more info on scaling options:

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/UnableToSetG...

http://support.amd.com/us/kbarticles/Pages/GPU72ResDoes...

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