How to Fix AMD Ryzen Master Driver Not Installed Properly


Like several other users, while using AMD Ryzen Master, are you also struggling with the “Ryzen Master Driver not installed properly” issue?

Ryzen Master Driver not installed properly

Dont’t fret. This post explains the possible causes and different ways to fix the issue.


Ryzen Master Driver is a tool that helps improve processor performance and monitors system activities by overclocking the processor and regulating CPU use. To access it, the AMD Ryzen Master utility is required. Yet sometimes, when they try to run the software, they face errors like the Ryzen master driver is not installed.

The main reasons for the error are conflicting software and outdated or missing CPU drivers. In addition to these broken installation folders, antivirus can also cause the issue. If you are facing the same problem, follow the fixes below.

However, if you are short of time and know you have not updated drives in a long time, try Advanced Driver Updater. This driver updating tool will detect outdated drivers and help update outdated ones without any hassle. To get the tool, click the button below:

How To Fix AMD Ryzen Master Driver Not Installed Properly – Windows 11/10

Work your way down the list until you find the fix that works for you.

Fix 1: Perform a Clean Boot

Some Windows users believe that the problem means something is interfering with Ryzen Master Utility. Therefore, to find the culprit, perform a clean boot. Certain reports suggest that EasyTune from GIGABYTE is incompatible with Ryzen Master Utility, which might be the reason. Thus,  if you have used/are using a GIGABYTE motherboard, check if Easy Tune is installed. If it does, uninstall it before performing a clean boot.

To do so, follow these steps:

1. Press Windows+ R to open the Run window. Type or paste msconfig > OK.

2. Navigate to the Services tab > check the box next to Hide all Microsoft services.

system config
3. Uncheck all services EXCEPT ones associated with your hardware vendors, like – Realtek, AMD, NVIDIA, Logitech, and Intel. To save changes, click Apply > OK.

check status
4. Next, press Ctrl + Shift + Esc and open Task Manager. Click the Startup tab.

task manager
5. Select the program one at a time that you might think is interfering > click Disable.

task manager file
6. Restart your PC to apply changes.

If this fixes the problem, find out what is causing the issue by repeating the steps and disabling the remaining apps and services.

If it doesn’t help, move to the next solution.

Fix 2: Update The Driver

The problem might be due to an outdated or missing driver. When certain drivers are missing, or something goes wrong during their installation, you might face an error the “Ryzen Master not installed properly.” Therefore, to fix the issue, ensure you are running up-to-date and essential drivers.

You can verify your drivers by visiting your manufacturer’s website or Device Manager. If you don’t have technical expertise, we have a workaround. Use Advanced Driver Updater. It is a powerful driver updater that automatically fixes and updates your drivers. Follow these steps:

1. Download and install Advanced Driver Updater

2. Run Advanced Driver Updater and click Start Scan Now to scan your computer and detect problematic or outdated drivers.

Advanced Driver Updater
3. Click Update All to automatically download and install the compatible version of all missing or out-of-date drivers. If you want to purchase the product, you can update the driver using the TRIAL version. The only catch is that you will have to install them individually, as you would with any other Windows program.

update all outdated driver

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4. After you’ve updated all of your drivers, restart your PC and try to run Ryzen Master Utility.

If the updated drivers do not resolve your problem, proceed to the next method.

Fix 3: Make Change to Windows Registry

Before 2021, by deleting the AMDRyzenMasterDriverV13 and AMDRyzenMasterDriverV14 entries in the Registry, you might be able to fix the issue. However, it doesn’t seem to be working anymore. Some users have come up with a newer fix that modifies the registry. Try the fix and see if it works for you.

1. Press Windows + R to open the Run window. Type regedit > click OK.

run reg
2. In the address bar, type or paste Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\AMDRyzenMasterDriver > hit Enter key,

3. In the right pane, double-click ImagePath. Delete the “\??\” before C:\Program Files (without the double quotes).
4. Click OK > reboot PC.

If the problem persists, you can check out the next solution.

Fix 4: Check for Antivirus Interference

Sometimes, the security program you are running might prevent you from installing Ryzen Master Drivers properly. To avoid this, add the utility to the exclusion list. To do so, follow these steps:

Step 1. Press Windows + S, and in the search field, type firewall. Select the Windows Defender Firewall.

Step 2. Click on Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall.


Step 3. Click on Change settings > Allow another app.

Step 4. Select the checkbox for AMD Ryzen Master utility from the list of programs. Checkmark the boxes next to Private and Public networks. Click OK to save the change.

If you are using AVG, launch the tool > go to Home > Settings > Components > Web Shield > Exceptions and add the game to the exceptions list.

Kaspersky users need to go to Settings > Additional > Threats and Exclusions > Exclusions > Specify Trusted Applications > Add.

Fix 5: Uninstall and Reinstall Ryzen Master Utility

It may be just a faulty installation. Therefore, after ensuring nothing is interfering with Ryzen Master Utility, take the direct approach & reinstall the entire program.

1. Press Windows + R . type appwiz.cpl > OK.
2. Right-click AMD Ryzen Master and select Uninstall. Follow the on-screen instructions to uninstall.
3. Reboot the PC to apply changes.
4. Head to the download page and install the latest Ryzen Master Utility installer.

Hopefully, the above solutions work to get Ryzen Master Utility working again. Please post them in the comments section below if you have any questions or suggestions. We love hearing from you. Do let us know which solution worked best for you. Also, use Advanced Driver Updater to keep drivers updated and avoid any issues caused by missing drivers.


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Preeti Seth
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2 thoughts on “How to Fix AMD Ryzen Master Driver Not Installed Properly

  1. Avatar for derek derek says:

    it wont let me uninstall the actual program it just does nothing

  2. Avatar for Preeti Seth Preeti Seth says:

    Dear Derek,

    Thank you for writing to us.

    Please note, if the program you are trying to uninstall is running, you face such issues. To resolve it we suggest you to close the program from the Task Manager.

    If this doesn’t help we will appreciate if you share the screenshot of the error message (if any). However, if there is no error message, please let us know the exact steps you are performing and the name of the program you are want to uninstall.

    Thanks and Regards

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