AMD Radeon Settings Not Opening – FIX

Everything was working fine and suddenly when I opened the Amd Radeon Settings application it crashed and won’t open. Many other AMD Radeon users are also facing the same issue after updating the software to the latest driver 18.12.3. Let’s see how we can fix this issue.

How To Fix Amd Radeon Settings Not Opening

Follow the below steps to fix the issue.

Run Amd Radeon Settings Application as Administrator

Sometimes running AMD settings app as Admin will fix the issue of crashing. So first try this out. If its still not opening then proceed with the below steps.

Remove AMD drivers

AMD software package installs two applications named AMD Settings and AMD Radeon Adrenalin 18.12.3 I( Whatever version is the latest ).

You have to remove all AMD related drivers from your computer fully. You can do this by using the AMD uninstall Utility ( Download the AMD Cleanup Utility here ) that completely removes all the AMD drivers.

Remove Intel Graphics Drivers

If you are CPU has in inbuilt GPU then there may be Intel Graphics drivers installed as well and it might be conflicting with the AMD graphics driver.

Remove Nvidia Graphics Drivers

If you had a Nvidia Graphics card before you switched to AMD there is a chance that the old Nvidia driver is still present on your computer which can cause issues with the AMD settings software and Relive not opening. To fix this uninstall the Nvidia Graphics Driver and restart your computer.

Reinstall / Update Intel Graphics Drivers

Sometimes you can solve this issue by updating the Intel HD graphics drivers.

Run sfc /scannow

Open the Command Prompt window as admin

Copy and paste this below code and hit the Enter key.

sfc /scannow

Now the scan will be done and any files that are corrupt will be fixed. Restart your computer and launch AMD settings app.

Now your AMD Radeon Settings Not Opening error will be fixed. Do let us know in the comments below if you are still facing the issue.

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