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Computer freezes when playing videos due to latest AMD Catalyst

  • Radeon
  • Computer
  • Video
  • Catalyst
  • AMD
  • Graphics
Last response: in Graphics Cards
December 30, 2012 12:49:35 AM

Hi, I recently installed the latest AMD Catalyst driver (12.11 Beta), everything worked fine until I run videos on youtube or anything similar and videos in my hd with windows media player (although they work with the KMPlayer), when I do that the computer freezes and I can't do anything but restart it by pressing the start button. I uninstalled the driver and tried with the 12.10, but the problem continues. The only solution I found is to uninstall all the drivers, then the videos work, but my screen resolution changes and I can't put it right. Is there any way I can have the drivers installed and watch videos, or at least solve the resolution problem, without installing the latest drivers?

Thanks in advance

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December 30, 2012 12:57:40 AM

My specs are
Windows 7 Home premium 64-bits
AMD Athlon II X2 220 precessor 2.80 GHZ
ATI Radeon HD 5450