Tuesday, April 7, 2009

How to install or uninstall ATI drivers from the command line...

WITHOUT displaying any setup windows using the command line.


Required step for both install and uninstall:

Open an administrator command prompt:
1. Start (windows button)
2. Type "cmd" (or click Run and type "cmd") then right click and choose "Run as Administrator" (or just run if you are on XP)

To uninstall existing drivers:
3. Type "cd C:\Program Files\ATI\CIM\Bin64" or "cd C:\Program Files\ATI\CIM\Bin" (you are either 32 or 64 bit)
4. Type "ATISetup.exe -Uninstall"

To install new drivers:
3. Download them from ati.
4. Extract them somewhere.
5. Type "cd ZZZZZZZZZZZZ\Bin64" or "cd ZZZZZZZZZZZZ\Bin" (you are either 32 or 64 bit) and ZZZZZZZZZZZZ is the folder you extracted.
4. Type "ATISetup.exe -Install -output screen"

Wait a little while... it wil take a couple of minutes to install or uninstall.

have fun


korle said...

This was handy to install drivers on my Hyper-V server, thanks!

The_Literist said...

I realize this posting was 2 years but after having found this necessary I am curious as to how you would find out what commands the program will accept. Using the /? command gives you a small selection of flags that does not include these options.

If you could point me in the right direction that would be very useful!

Ryan Critchett said...

Good stuff! I was looking to uninstall a network driver through command prompt, but this gave me an idea, which worked! Thanks!

jay paul said...

Nice post with awesome points! Can’t wait for the next one.

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jay paul said...

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