Windows 10 has been plagued with persistent bugs and inherent issues ever since its release, even as discerning users and industry experts are finding numerous ways to tackle or fix these problems permanently.Some users are reportedly flooding Microsoft Forums with complaints about delayed boot-up issues, which are supposedly due to faulty AMD video card drivers.
This issue can be easily resolved using simple troubleshooting steps as outlined by the folks at Bidness Etc: Steps to fix Black Screen at boot and AMD driver issues on Windows 10Step 1: Launch Start Menu and go to Settings System Step 2: Choose Apps and Features tab in the left pane and then find the AMD Catalyst Install Manager from the list.
Finally, click Uninstall Step 3: Select 'Yes' to confirm the User Account Control (UAC) prompt to grant permission for uninstalling the drivers Step 4: Wait for the video card drivers to uninstall and then download the previous 15.7 version of the AMD Catalyst drivers, based on the system architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) of your computer Step 5: Let the driver download complete.
Then run the file and extract the installation files for the driver to a desired location (preferably desktop)Step 6: Close the AMD driver setup wizard after the extraction completes Step 7: Once again launch the Start Menu and open up the Device Manager Step 8: Scroll down and locate Microsoft Basic Display under Display drivers.
Note: This means the video card drivers are not installed for the display Step 9: Just right-click on the Display drivers icon and click update Step 10: In the ensuing dialog box, click Browse and then go to the folder where you extracted the Catalyst 15.7 drivers.
Also while booting into Windows 10 there can be issues with a black screen though the system will still continue on to the login screen. a driver crash) may happen while toggling between minimized and maximized mode while viewing 4K You Tube video content.
Those interested in reading more or installing the drivers for AMD's desktop, mobile, and integrated GPUs can find them on AMD's Catalyst beta download page.Update 09/29: Thanks go to user hansmuff for pointing this out in the comments.Today AMD has released AMD Catalyst 15.9 Beta as their latest driver update, with display driver version 15.201.1151.This driver provides optimizations for the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront Beta that we will be seeing next week and for the Fable Legends DX12 benchmark that we saw last week.Among several of the fixes a few of note are an issue with the AMD Catalyst Control Center 'update' option failing to download the latest driver, so users should now be able to properly update their drivers from within Catalyst Control Center.Also some Ben Q 144Hz monitors were having driver issues by losing the video signal while uninstalling the driver and some Ben Q 144Hz Freesync monitors would crash during Di RT Rally when launched in Direct X11 mode. For those running AMD Crossfire that are looking forward to the Star Wars: Battlefront Beta there is apparently a chance of some flickering happening, which is unfortunate.