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How to Fix ‘Windows cannot find Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe’?

AMD graphics drivers are required by AMD graphics cards to work properly. Sometimes due to various reasons, an error interrupts AMD graphics driver installation. The same error may also interrupt AMD graphics software updates. The notification error is as follows:

Error Notification

Bin64\InstallManagerApp.exe is a software component of the Catalyst Control Center by Advanced Micro Devices or AMD. The Catalyst Control Center is a utility for ATI Radeon graphics cards which is used for their overclocking and optimization. InstallManagerApp.exe runs the installation wizard for the Catalyst Control Center. Therefore, if it is missing, the installation of the Catalyst Control Center may not execute.

What Causes Bin64\InstallManagerApp.exe to go missing?

Any of the following can cause this error:

  • Corrupt or damaged registry keys or system files: Drivers are designed according to appropriate system files or registry keys. Thus, if some of the system files get corrupt, it will lead to driver installation failure.
  • Missing critical or recommended Windows Updates: As previously explained, drivers are designed according to appropriate system files or registry keys. They also require specific Windows Updates for proper execution i.e. Firmware or Security Update.
  • Graphics driver and software conflicts: The driver software file itself can be corrupt or it may not be the best-suited file for your graphics driver because sometimes users end up downloading wrong driver files.
  • False positives blocked by anti-virus software: Anti-virus can block installation processes, leading to this error. It is always recommended to disable anti-virus before any driver installation.

Solution 1: Updating Windows to the Latest

It is ideal to have the updated Windows for any driver installation. Follow these steps to make sure your Windows is updated to the latest:

  1. Click Start > Settings Gear Icon.
    Opening Windows Settings
  2. Click Update & Security.
    Opening Updates & Security Window
  3. Click Check for updates. Updates will now get installed.
    Check for updates
  4. Keep checking for updates until you are notified with Windows is up-to-date. This may fix your problem.

Solution 2: Clean Installation of AMD Graphics Drivers

Performing a clean installation should be your next step and many users found this helpful. Follow these steps:

  1. Download AMD Graphics driver from the official AMD Support Page. Make sure to download the driver manually and not use automatically detect and install.
  2. Download Display Driver Uninstaller or DDU from this page.
  3. Disable anti-virus or anything else of that sort.
    Disabling Anti-virus
  4. Delete the contents of C:\AMD folder of all previous drivers.
    Deleting AMD Folder
  5. Uninstall the old AMD drivers using Uninstall a program, control panel utility.
    Uninstall AMD driver
  6. Reboot into Windows Safe Mode and run DDU application. It will automatically restart your computer after completion.
  7. Install the downloaded AMD drivers and Restart the system. This may resolve your problem.

Solution 3: Run DISM & SFC Utility

Both of these utilities scan Windows image files and all protected system files. All the corrupted, damaged and incorrect versions are then replaced with correct Microsoft versions with these utilities.

To run the Deployment Image Servicing and Management or DISM command:

  1. Click Start and type cmd in the search bar. Run it as an administrator.
    Running cmd as Administrator
  2. Type the following command and hit Enter.
    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
    DISM Command

Do not close the application as it may take time. Sometimes it appears to get stuck at 20 percent but do not worry, it gets done in some minutes.

To run the System File Checker or SFC command:

  1. The first step is the same; run cmd as administrator.
  2. Type the following command and hit Enter.
    sfc /scannow
    SFC Scan Command

Do not close the application as it may take time. This solution may fix your problem.

Solution 4: Corrupted Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Files

Corrupted Libraries may cause this error. To address the issue, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, search Control Panel and hit Enter.
    Opening Control Panel
  2. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
    Opening Programs & Features
  3. Note down all the versions of Microsoft Visual C++ redistributables listed in Programs & Features.
  4. Visit official Microsoft’s page and download fresh copies of these Microsoft Visual C++ redistributables.
  5. Uninstall all versions of the Microsoft Visual C++ currently installed. 
  6. Install the downloaded Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable packages. This should finally fix your problem.

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