If you are experiencing problems with MSI Afterburner you may be wondering how to fix it. Before we proceed here are some steps to troubleshoot the issue. First check whether MSI Afterburner is installed and enabled in your PC. If it is disable its in-game overlay. If this does not fix the problem uninstall MSI Afterburner. Then check to see if the program is working.
Fixing a problem with MSI Afterburner
If you’re having a problem with the fan speed in MSI Afterburner it might be due to the GPU’s performance. If this is the case you should try to increase the fan speed by pressing ‘Ctrl + F’ simultaneously. To make the changes permanent you may have to uninstall your current MSI Afterburner profile and reinstall the program. If you’re unable to find a particular profile in the list you might need to delete your third-party controller.
First make sure the Windows compatibility mode is set to ‘Allow hardware driver installations’. In this case you can’t use the MSI Afterburner application if your system isn’t compatible with the driver it needs. To start press Alt + F4 and expand ‘Device Manager.’ On the list expand the category named ‘Microsoft Windows’ and click ‘Devices’ and then ‘System.’ Next click on the device you want to fix and press F12. This will take you to the bios of your motherboard. From there select the Advanced tab and check if the problem is solved. If not reboot the computer and then try again.
Checking if MSI Afterburner is working properly
First you should check if the MSI Afterburner program is working correctly. Occasionally you might see a message saying that the application is not responding. This could be related to the fan curve OSD or video capture settings. To fix this follow the instructions provided below. If all of these steps are successful you’ll be able to enjoy the full benefits of MSI Afterburner.
If MSI Afterburner isn’t functioning correctly you may have an issue with Steam Overlay. Steam Overlay allows you to take screenshots record gameplay and broadcast your gaming sessions. To disable the Steam overlay on your Windows 10 or 11 PC go to your computer’s Settings and select the Library tab. From there choose the General tab. Click the ‘Disable Steam Overlay’ button. If you can’t see any error messages the program isn’t installed correctly.
Disabling MSI Afterburner in-game overlay
If you’re having trouble seeing the MSI Afterburner in-game overlay there’s an easy way to disable it. If you’re using MSI Afterburner to monitor your PC’s performance you can change the names of sections and groups. By changing the names you can make the overlay easier to read. Here’s how. Just follow the instructions below! But first what is MSI Afterburner?
First launch the MSI Afterburner program. You’ll want to make sure you launch it with admin privileges. If you don’t have administrative privileges you can run MSI Afterburner in compatibility mode. The compatibility mode will fix the issue with older versions of Windows but you’ll still need to disable the in-game overlay. You can also try to run MSI Afterburner in compatibility mode which is similar to running it in compatibility mode.
If you’re using an external graphics card MSI Afterburner will not detect it. You can try to manually add the game executable by right-clicking its entry in the game’s directory. To do so you’ll need to install RivaTuner. This is a free download that will let you monitor and overclock your GPU. If you don’t have it installed download and install it to fix this problem.
Uninstalling MSI Afterburner
There are a number of ways to uninstall MSI Afterburner from your PC. If you are not comfortable with the installation process you can use antivirus software to clean your PC. Most antivirus programs include msi afterburner in their list of detected threats. If you have not installed antivirus software before download a free version from the App Store. Uninstall applications with an ‘A’ prefix are also available in the App Store. When you have finished uninstalling MSI Afterburner restart your PC and look for leftover files. In some cases these files are located in the HKEY_LOCAL+MACHAVE/SOFTWARE folder. You should then search for and remove any remaining files in these folders.
If you are unable to uninstall MSI Afterburner you may need to restore your system’s system restore point to a previous time. This method is useful in the case of system crashes. During system restore you must first save any important data on your computer. Next select a date and time for the system restore point. Remember to select an earlier date so that your computer will be back to the previous state when the program was installed.