In the AMD panel I am locked out of making changes, and the changes I made prior to upgrading have reverted or changed to a state I had not set them to. For example, if the problem doesn’t happen in safe mode, you’ll know default settings and basic device drivers aren’t causing the issue. I would really appreciate if someone helps me to resolve this issue ASAP Your Catalyst Control Center Software graphics may be different due to differing versions of the software. In reply to Joy Kemprai’s post on September 9,

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Using the high-performance GPU on battery power will shorten the battery’s effective usage time. Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services.

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Do let us know the result. I would really appreciate if someone helps me to resolve this issue ASAP Catalyst Control Center showing the available Power settings.

Im buying new laptop A with r5 m graphics card. Kindly provide me links if I need to download any drivers. I believe your m is pre-GCN so you might have to use legacy driver for Crimson.

There are various versions, so try the following: This is only a work-around and not a solution. Perrinbrown Replied on February 21, I am looking for one or more canonical answers covering as many different versions of the software as possible.


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You will also need to change the Application’s shortcut to point to the renamed executable. This is best done in safe-mode. Available options in the Catalyst Control Center software vary based on whether the computer is on external power AC adapter connected or on battery power AC adapter disconnected. For systems not running Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, freely available third party tools providing detailed GPU monitoring can be found online.

Battery power AC adapter disconnected By default, a computer with Fixed Mode switchable graphics on battery power uses graphhics integrated, or power-saving, GPU to display all graphics, videos, and animations. Catalyst Control Center – Home. Below is the screenshot. However, if using OEM drivers then install just the drivers from the laptop manufacturer’s website.

Switchable graphics locked

On the Catalyst Control Center screen, click Power. This thread is locked. Applications that have higher graphical requirements such as 3D video gameswork better using the high-performance GPU. If the power source changes during computer operation you disconnect the AC adapterthe computer automatically displays a prompt to confirm switching from the high-performance GPU to the power-saving GPU.


Using Fixed Mode switchable graphics with default settings A computer with Fixed Mode switchable graphics default settings automatically prompts to switch between the high-performance and power-saving GPU when the power source changes.

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The workaround is to rename the program executable, then you can see the renamed exe in the list of “All Applications” and you can set it to run on High Performance always.

Hello, My laptop uses 2 video cards their names from system information: Using the Fixed Mode drivers on a computer that supports Dynamic Mode will not work. Ever since I upgraded to Win 10 this weekI haven’t been able to use the switchable graphics function. This post is best suited for TechNet Forums.

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You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Dynamic Mode or Fixed Mode. So, there hasn’t been any change on my end.