Error 173 – AMD Installer Cannot Continue Since AMD Graphics Hardware Was Not Found

Article Number: GPU-KB173

This article provides information about Error 173 when running the AMD Installer on a system which does not contain AMD graphics hardware.

The contents of the article is organized into the following sections:

    • Possible Cause
    • Solution

Possible Cause

The AMD Installer has detected that the current system does not contain AMD graphics hardware.

Solution​

Please install your AMD graphics card following the instructions provided with the product before running the AMD Installer.


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