What is ‘AMD Software installer error 195’ error in Windows 10?
If you are facing ‘AMD Software installer error 195’ error while trying to launch ‘AMD Radeon Software Installer’ software in Windows 10 computer, then you are in right place for the solution. Here, you will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the error. Let’s starts the discussion.
‘AMD Software installer error 195’: It is common Windows problem associated with AMD Radeon Software Installer error. ‘AMD Radeon Software Installer’ program is used for automatically detecting your graphics card and installing necessary drivers. This software installs compatible AMD driver in your computer automatically. However, several users reported that they faced ‘AMD Software installer error 195’ while tried to use or launch AMD Software installer in Windows 10 computer. Let’s take a look at error message.
“Error 195 – AMD Installer cannot continue because it is unable to access the required web resources”
The possible reason behind this error can be the interference of some programs/processes in your computer that’s why you are experiencing error with AMD Radeon Software Installer in your computer. Sometimes, this type of issue is occurred possibly due to interference of Windows Defender or firewall with installation process of AMD Radeon Software Installer. It might possible your Windows Defender firewall is blocking AMD Radeon Software Installer from running properly or stopping the requests made by this software.
This issue is not limit to just your Windows Defender antivirus but also applies to third-party antivirus. It might possible your third-party antivirus/firewall installed in computer is blocking AMD Radeon Software Installer from functioning properly for some security reasons or due to its over security features. In such case, you can disable Windows Defender, third-party antivirus or firewall in computer in order to fix the issue.
Another possible reason behind AMD Software installer error 195 problem can be weak signals or any other interference. Some users reported this issue is occurred due to wireless connection for network. You can try Ethernet cable plugging into your computer/laptop in order to improve network connection and signals, and resolve this error. Let’s go for the solution.
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How to fix AMD Software installer error 195 in Windows 10?
Method 1: Fix ‘AMD Software installer error 195’ with ‘PC Repair Tool’
If this issue is occurred due to some issues in Windows computer, then you can try to resolve the issue with ‘PC Repair Tool’. This software offers you to find and fix BSOD errors, EXE errors, DLL errors, problems with programs/applications, malware or viruses issues, system files or registry, and other system issues with just few clicks. You can get this tool through button/link below.
Method 2: Disable Windows Defender antivirus and Windows Defender Firewall
One possible way to resolve this error is to disable Windows Defender antivirus and Windows Defender Firewall in your computer. Let’s try.
Disable Windows Defender antivirus:
Step 1: Press ‘Windows + I’ keys on keyboard to open ‘Settings’ App in Windows 10
Step 2: In ‘Settings’ App, go to ‘Update & Security > Windows Security >Virus and Threat Protection’ and click on ‘Virus and Threat Protection Settings > Manage Settings’ option in right pane
Step 3: Now, find and turn OFF ‘Real-Time Protection’. Click on ‘Yes’ button if asked for the confirmation
Disable Windows Firewall:
Step 1: Press ‘Windows + R’ keys on keyboard, type ‘Control’ in the opened ‘Run’ dialog box and hit ‘OK’ button to open ‘Control Panel’
Step 2: In ‘Control Panel’ window, go to ‘System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall’
Step 3: In the opened window, find and click on ‘Turn Windows Defender Firewall ON or OFF’ option in left pane
Step 4: In next window, tick the ‘Turn OFF Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended)’ checkboxes in both ‘Private’ and ‘Public’ network settings
Step 5: Finally, click on ‘OK’ or ‘Save Changes’ button to save the changes
Method 3: Disable Third-Party Antivirus Software/Firewall
This issue can also be occurred due to interference of your third-party antivirus/Firewall. You can resolve the issue by disabling your third-party antivirus software in computer. To do so, find and right-click your third-party antivirus software icon in ‘System Tray’ in taskbar, and select ‘Disable’, ‘Stop’, or similar option to disable your antivirus. Steps to disable third-party antivirus in your computer may vary according to your antivirus program. Once you have disabled your third-party antivirus, try running AMD Radeon Software Installer and check if the error is resolved.
Method 4: Try Ethernet connection if you are on wireless connection
This issue can also be occurred due to internet/network connection problem, or poor signals. This issue can sometimes be weirdly caused if you are on wireless connection. In such case, you can try Ethernet connection (wired connection) in order to fix the issue. Ethernet connection (wired) offers better network/internet connection speed than wireless connection so you can try Ethernet connection in order to improve connection.
To do so, you need to plug one-end of Ethernet cable into your PC/laptop and another end of cable into networking equipments like router. Once done, try launching AMD Radeon Software Installer and check if the error is resolved.
Method 5: Download and install AMD Radeon drivers or AMD drivers manually
AMD Radeon Software Installer is auto-installer program designed to download and install necessary drivers for your AMD graphics in your computer. However, if you are unable to run AMD Radeon Software Installer properly in computer or causing AMD Software installer error 195 when trying to launch the utility, then you can download the driver manually from AMD driver Support official site.
Step 1: Open your browser and visit ‘AMD Drivers Support’ (Official) page or visit ‘https://www.amd.com/en/support’ page.
Step 2: Go for manually download AMD drivers section. Search for your graphics card product or select the products from the list and hit ‘Submit’ button
Step 3: A new page with number of drivers will open up. Expand the menu that’s for your operating system like Windows 10 64-bit, and click on ‘Download’ button to download the driver.
Step 4: Once you have downloaded the driver file, find and double-click on ‘Downloaded Driver Setup file’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation.
Step 5: Once done, restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.
Method 6: Download or reinstall AMD drivers/ AMD Radeon Drivers update in Windows 10 [Automatically]
If you are unable to download or reinstall AMD drivers update using AMD Radeon Software Installer, then you can try to update AMD drivers or install AMD drivers with ‘Automatic Driver Update Tool’. This software will automatically find and download the updates for all Windows drivers including AMD graphics card drivers, and then install them into computer. You can get this tool through button/link below.
Method 7: Reinstall or update AMD drivers in Windows 10 via Device Manager
Step 1: Press ‘Windows + X’ keys on keyboard and select ‘Device Manager’
Step 2: In ‘Device Manager’, find and expand ‘Display Adapters’ category
Step 3: Find and right-click on your AMD graphics card drivers, and then select ‘Update Driver’. Follow on-screen instructions to finish update process. Make sure your computer is connected to stable internet during update.
Step 4: Once done, restart your computer and check if the error is resolved.
I am sure this post helped you on How to fix AMD Software installer error 195 in Windows 10 with several easy steps/methods. You can read & follow our instructions to do so. That’s all. For any suggestions or queries, please write on comment box below.