When you try to launch Premiere Pro, you see the following error message:
Adobe Premiere Pro Startup Error
Adobe Premiere Pro could not find any capable video play modules. Please update your video display drivers and start again.
Try the following solutions in order. If the first solution does not resolve the issue, try the next solution, and continue until the issue is resolved.
As of August 6 2013, the latest AMD driver release has had some issues when trying to launch Premiere Pro. Download and use the most-current drivers available on the download page.
On Windows, right-click the shortcut to Premiere Pro, and choose Run as Administrator. (Or right-click the program file in /Program Files/Adobe/Adobe Premiere Pro [version]/Adobe Premiere Pro.) The document folder location must be mapped to a network.
IMPORTANT: Changing settings in the BIOS can cause your computer to have other issues, or prevent it from starting up properly. Only perform this solution if you are confident in changing BIOS settings. If you need assistance changing this setting, contact your computer manufacturer.
Enter the BIOS setup for your notebook and change the setting for Switchable Graphics to Fixed.
Working with digital video is a very graphics intensive process. On all Adobe Creative Suite or Creative Cloud products, Adobe recommends that you do not try to operate in Power-Saving mode. Instead, make sure to always use High Performance mode.