Some users are reporting that AMD graphics driver installation fails due to the “Windows can’t find Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe” error. Why does this problem occur? What can you do if you, unfortunately, encounter this problem? Don’t worry. This Techquack guide will give you the answers.
Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe is a software component of the AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) Catalyst Management Center. It is closely related to installing and updating the AMD graphics driver. Recently, some users have been unable to update or install the AMD graphics driver because of this component. The full error message is as follows:
Windows cannot find “Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe”. Make sure you entered the name correctly and try again.
There can be many reasons for this problem. The problem can be caused by corrupted system files, missing Windows updates, and other factors. Fortunately, the problem can be solved in the following ways. Let’s check them one by one.
What is the reason why Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe does not exist?
This error can be caused by the following reasons:
Damaged or corrupt registry keys or system files: drivers are designed according to the corresponding system files or registry keys. Therefore, if any of the system files are corrupted, it will cause a driver installation error.
Lack of critical or recommended Windows updates: As explained above, drivers are developed according to the corresponding system files or registry keys. They also require certain Windows updates to work properly, such as firmware or security updates.
Conflicts between the graphics driver and the software: The driver software file itself may be corrupt or may not be the most appropriate file for your graphics driver, as users sometimes download the wrong driver files.
False messages blocked by anti-virus software: Anti-virus software can block the installation process, causing this error. It is always recommended to disable antivirus before installing the driver.
To restore the missing Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe
Some driver installations require a special Windows update, and you can even update your device driver through Windows Update. If you have missed some critical Windows updates, you might encounter the “Windows can’t find Bin64InstallManagerAPP.exe” issue. So try to update Windows first.
Step 1: Press Windows + I to open settings.
Step 2: Go to Update and Security > Windows Update.
Step 3: Click the “Check for Updates” button on the right pane and install the available updates by following the instructions on the screen.
Temporarily disable access to managed folders
Some users also recommend temporarily disabling access to managed folders, and you can try this. Here’s how to do it.
Step 1: Open Windows Settings and go to Update and Security > Windows Security.
Step 2: In the right pane, click Virus and Threat Protection.
Step 3: In the Windows Security window that opens, click Manage Settings under Virus and Threat Protection Settings.
Step 4: Scroll down to the Managed Folder Access section and click Manage Managed Folder Access.
Step 5: Now uncheck the button under Managed Folder Access to disable it.
You can then check if you can update the AMD graphics driver using Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe without any problems. If the problem persists, re-activate monitored folder access and then move on to the next solution.
Performing DISM and SFC scans
As mentioned above, one of the possible factors causing the “Windows cannot find Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe” error message is a corrupted system file. Therefore, it may be helpful to perform DISM and SFC scan to detect corrupted Windows image files and system files. Just follow the steps below:
Step 1: Type cmd and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run the command prompt as administrator.
Step 2: Type the command line DISM /Online / Cleanup-Image / RestoreHealth and press Enter to run it.
Step 3: Wait until the process completes, restart your computer to make sure the problem is resolved. If the problem repeats, go to the next step.
Step 4: Open the command line again with administrator privileges, this time type the command sfc / scan now and press Enter. When the scan is 100% complete, restart the device and see if the problem is fixed.
Reinstalling Microsoft Visual C Distributors
You can also reinstall Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables to fix the “Windows can’t find Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe” error.
Step 1: Open the Control Panel and go to Programs > Programs and Features.
Step 2: Notice all the versions of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables listed here.
Step 3: Go to the official Microsoft website and download fresh copies of the affected Microsoft Visual C++ distributions.
Step 4: Uninstall all the original Microsoft Visual C++ distributions and then install the downloaded copies according to the specified wizard.
Clean installation of AMD graphics drivers
If you can’t install an AMD graphics driver the usual way because of a problem with Bin64\InstallManagerAPP.exe, you can install AMD graphics drivers properly.
Here is a simple guide:
Step 1: Download the required AMD graphics driver manually from the official download page.
Step 2: Temporarily disable all your antivirus applications, including Windows Defender antivirus.
Step 3: Go to your AMD folder (usually C: AMD) and remove the contents of all previous AMD drivers.
Step 4: Open the Control Panel, go to the “Uninstall Program” console and uninstall your old AMD drivers.
Tip: You can also use a reliable third-party uninstaller to remove them completely.
Step 5: Now you can install the downloaded AMD drivers and restart your computer.
This way, you should actually install the AMD graphics driver without getting the Bin64InstallManagerAPP.exe error message.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Click on the Start icon -> Hardware Settings. Open Windows Settings.
- Click Update and Security. Open the Updates and Security window.
- Click Check for updates. Updates will now be installed.
- Continue checking for updates until you get a message that Windows is up to date. This may solve your problem.
If you run into problems after a normal AMD driver update, try a "clean install." Uninstall old drivers via Control Panel -> Uninstall Program -> select AMD and uninstall everything: restart in SAFE MODE -> run DDU and let your computer reboot.
AMD - Catalyst Install Manager offers a choice between install and uninstall. Select Install. AMD - Catalyst Install Manager offers express or selective installation options. Select Express and click Next.
From the control panel, select Programs and Features. Select your AMD software and click Uninstall. Click Yes when you are asked: "Are you sure you want to uninstall your AMD driver? The uninstall process begins by uninstalling drivers and software components.