As a Catalyst user, you should adopt a certain degree of serenity. Some things may seem strange at first, but not all of them are actually signs of serious issues. If you just know certain tricks and workarounds, many inconsistencies can be solved more easily than you'd at first think.
Manually editing the configuration of the Catalyst setup can help solve situations like the one we've just explored. This article's documented steps should benefit less-experienced users, and perhaps suggest a lasting fix to AMD. The more features a software combines in a package, the more complex it gets. Mistakes are almost inevitably made. The real question is how well those mistakes will be addressed and remedied. This should be kept in mind when complaining.