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Windows 7: How do I uninstall a windows driver permanantly?

23 Nov 2011   #11
GeneO

Windows 7 64 bit SP1. EFI boot partition, full EFI boot.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by majicninja View Post
yes i did...the post states that.
Your post did not state that you also choose to uninstall the driver software, only the device. Or at least you were not clear that is what you did.

Did you uninstall the device and software driver then try the manufacturers install before rebooting?


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23 Nov 2011   #12
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If you are getting the message that "this driver is up to date" when clicking the update driver button, you are not searching for it manually but letting windows choose the driver to install.
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23 Nov 2011   #13
majicninja

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

When i choose to do it automatically it says driver is up to date. When i select manually it says driver is up to date.
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23 Nov 2011   #14
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Are you browsing to the location of the .inf and associated files or just letting windows search the specified location?

Try this:
Name:  Update Driver 1.jpg
Views: 4
Size:  61.0 KB

Name:  Update Driver 2.jpg
Views: 4
Size:  82.7 KB
1. Uncheck the compatible hardware box
2. Select Have Disk
3. browse to the folder with the correct .inf file


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