That AMD Radeon graphics disappears in device manager makes many Windows users feel annoying. It seems that many users have encountered this problem after an upgrade to Windows 10.
Lots of factors may result this, like the Windows OS problems, the BIOS issue, incompatible AMD drivers, etc. Here are top 7 solutions to resolve the lost AMD graphics problem on Windows 10, also applied to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows 10 Spring Creators Update.
Users often ignore the hardware when they encounter most of the computer issues. In fact, it is necessary to check all the hardware related to computer display.
For example, check the PCI-E slot or other related slots on the motherboard to see if the AMD graphics card is firmly slotted into the port. Cleaning up the dust in the port may also help.
1. Go to the directory where you have the setup file of the latest AMD driver.
2. Right click on the setup installation file of the AMD driver.
3. Left click or tap on the Properties feature from that menu.
4. Left click or tap on the Compatibility tab situated in the upper side of the Properties window.
5. Left click or tap on the Run this program in compatibility mode for feature.
6. From the drop down menu choose the operating system where you know this driver worked without issues.
7. Left click or tap on the Apply button.
8. Left click or tap on the OK button.
9. Follow the instructions on the screen to finish the driver installation process.
10. Reboot the Windows 10 Technical Preview system after the installations has finished.
11. When the device starts check to see if your AMD driver works without issues in your Windows 10 operating system.
The AMD Radeon graphics may be hidden by device manager, which results the not showing of the graphics.
1. Click View menu in device manager.
2. Select Show hidden devices.
3. Expand the Display adapters.
4. If there appears the AMD graphics card, right click on it and select Uninstall then restart the computer and reinstall it. If it does not appear, continue the reading.
If the AMD Radeon graphics card is working but not showing in device manager, you need to check the Services and enable AMD Display Driver Service. Note: You must be signed in as an administrator for the steps.
Right click the Start menu (or use Win + X) and select Run. Type services.msc into the box and press Enter.
1. Find AMD Display Driver Service on the list.
2. Right-click to select Properties.
3. Click Start under the Service status.
4. Then select Automatic on the Startup type list.
5. Click the Log On tab.
6. Choose the Local System account.
7. Click the Recovery tab.
8. Select the Restart the Service on the First Failure list.
9. Do the same for the next two lists.
10. Click OK.
Restart your computer and check the device manager again.
It is extremely possible that there must be something wrong with the AMD driver. Incompatible or outdated AMD driver also results in failing to show the device in device manager.
Run Driver Talent to detect and fix the problematic AMD driver. If there is no Driver Talent installed on your computer, you could click the button below to get it directly.
Click Scan and the Driver Talent will detect all the drivers on your computer.
If there are any incompatible, outdated or broken drivers, the Driver Talent will remind you of them. Click Repair or Update to download and install the correct AMD driver.
You need to restart the computer to make the new-installed deriver take effect. Then check if this has resolved “AMD Radeon not showing in device manager”.
Incorrect BIOS version installed on the computer may also cause this issue, so it is necessary to check and update the BIOS.
Find the BIOS information on your computer, and then download the BIOS updates files on the manufacturer’s support website.
Install the BIOS updates and reboot the machine, and then find AMD Radeon graphics in device manager.
Read More: Easy Way to Free Update Your BIOS
Windows system restore is a handy tool that can roll the system back to where the AMD Radeon graphics is still working properly. You could restore the Windows to a previous point in time if you have created system restore points before.
Click How to Fix System Issues with System Restore after Windows 10 Update to know more about system restore.
Taking a clean Windows 10 installation may be the last choice if you’ve tried all the solutions above, but none of them can solve the problem. This solution can completely resolve the issue of no AMD graphics in device manager.
Hope the 7 solutions could help you fix the issue "AMD Radeon Graphics Not Showing on Windows 10". Any knowledge of resolving the problem is welcome. If you have any questions on the AMD Radeon graphics, please comment in the section below or click the LEFT MENU for more help. Any other driver issues, please see Windows 10 section on this site.
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