How to Stop AMD Drivers from Updating Automatically?

Receiving regular update messages on your AMD processor may be consuming a little more of your computing resources especially when you don’t often need your PC to interact freely in the open environment.

So becoming tired of witnessing the frequent update notifications relating to your AMD drivers may ultimately cause you to stop AMD drivers from updating automatically. Recently, I got my AMD processor to stop getting updated automatically by following the basic troubleshooting steps from the Device Installation Settings option.

In due course, I realized that there are a few different ways of stopping the AMD from updating automatically. You too can get it done by simply following either of the methods listed below. So, to finally stop AMD drivers from updating automatically just find here a few ways of stopping AMD drivers from updating automatically.

By Changing Device Installation Settings

Step 1 - Simply press the Windows key along with the S letter key simultaneously followed by typing Advanced.

Step 2 - Now choose View Advanced System Settings.

Step 3 - Now click on the Hardware tab followed by clicking on the Device Installation Settings option. 

Step 4 - Now you have to click on the No (your device might not work as expected) radio button.

Step 5 - Click on the Save Changes button and followed by clicking Yes when UAC prompts.

Step 6 - Now on the Other System Properties window click on Apply and then OK.

By Uninstalling the Current and Then Reinstalling the Older Driver 

Step 1 - Jointly press the Windows key with the X button and then click on the Device Manager.

Step 2 - Just navigate through and find the AMD option and simply uninstall the AMD driver. To get this done further, simply click on the check-box against which the message “Delete the driver software for this device” is displayed. Now also click on the Uninstall button.

Step 3 - After the driver has been uninstalled, just restart your PC.

Step 4 - In a bid to take the process forward, just log on to AMD’s official website and then navigate through to find the appropriate, download, and install the older version of the driver.

By Troubleshooting Using Microsoft Show or Hide Updates.

Step1 - Download the Microsoft Show or Hide troubleshooter and run it on your PC.

Step 2 - Click on the bigger tab of Hide Updates.

Step 3 - As soon as you click on the Hide Updates option, you will get to see a comprehensive list of different available updates. You will also see a check-box corresponding to all such available updates. Just click on the check box pertaining to the update you are willing to block.

Step 4 - Moving ahead, keep following the on-screen prompts to finally give effect to the process of blocking AMD updates.

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