Windows 7: How to Uninstall a Device

You just tried out a new driver for your device and it did not work. It might be useful to uninstall the device completely and start the installation fresh.

To uninstall a device, do the following steps:

  1. Log on the computer using an admin account.
  2. Click on the Windows icon and type device manager.
  3. Click on Device Manager under Control Panel.
  4. Expand the categories and look for the device you want to uninstall.
  5. Right click on the device and select Uninstall.
  6. Reboot the machine and you can try to re-install the device driver.

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