AMD 16.5.2 error "Qt5Core.dll is missing from your computer"

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AMD Settings Radeon
Sometimes software pisses me off. I mean, really. How hard is it to copy a file to a location on your hard drive?

Apparently, it's too much for AMD. I spent an hour tonight trying to fix an issue with my wife's laptop, and decided getting the latest video drivers would be the best way to do it. After wrestling with AMD's installer, which was stuck at "Analyzing System" until I ran their cleanup utility, I finally got everything installed. On reboot, when trying to run AMD Settings, the laptop got the error "Qt5Core.dll is missing from your computer".

Turns out, the installer fails to install most of the required files, and no one on the Internet knew how to properly resolve this. I went looking for the file myself in the package AMD provides, when I came across this gem:

C:\AMD\Non-WHQL-64Bit-Radeon-Software-Crimson-16.5.2-Win10-Win8.1-Win7-May11\Packages\Apps\CN\CNext\cnext64\ccc-next64.exe

This is the actual executable file that AMD uses to install AMD Settings. Simply double clicking on this executable and repairing the installation fixed the problem.

I don't know what AMD is doing with their installer, but the person who put it together should probably QA their stuff more, and save me from much frustration.

Grr!

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You are the greatest! Thank you very much!
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Thank so you much for this, I've been reading constant posts to try and fix this issue. You're a god send.
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Thank you so much! Your protocol is perfect for my situation.
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Thank you very much man :) You helped me a lot.
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Many thanks, you saved my ass!
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Thanks man, you saved my day (a week perhaps?)
Necdilzor
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Great!! Thanks a lot!!
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You sir are the best. Thank you.
Mikz
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Thank you very much for this. Saved me time & headaches!
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My God after so many red herrings and dead ends and all sorts of convoluted "solutions" which didn't work, this 10 second solution did the trick perfectly. Thanks!
Unknown
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thank you so much I've spent 3hrs trying to fix this, trying everything I could think of. that includes calling MS support, and reinstalling windows which I found out mine is broken. I can not thank you enough and they need to get their shit together.
Unknown
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you are great, I searched for a solution to my lost .dll's for about two hours!
thank you.
Unknown
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thank you so much. amd drivers driving me crazy.
you helped me a lot, thx.

greetings from germany ;)
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Thank you!
Flare
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Thank you so much !

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