Drivers are a significant part of Windows 10 computers because you cannot utilize your computer and connected devices without them. Windows 10 automatically download and install the latest drivers with the Windows Update. However, some drivers can be incompatible with your version of Windows, and you are facing errors, crashes, and Blue Screens of Death. You may want to delete the drivers that are causing problems. In such a case, you want to completely uninstall the faulty drivers from a Windows computer or laptop; this post will help you do the same. If a recent update is causing an error on your Windows 10, you can find the newly installed drivers through the Settings app and uninstall them completely. After uninstalling the drivers, Windows Update again installs the faulty drivers on your PC; we recommend stopping the automatic driver’s installation through Windows Update.
How to uninstall drivers from Windows 10?
Step 1. To uninstall drivers from Windows 10, open the Device Manager.
To open the Device Manager, click the
Step 2. The Device Manager shows a list of all the hardware components inside your computer or connected to it. It also includes emulated hardware by the apps that you have installed. They are organized by type.
Browse the list of hardware and find the device for which you want to uninstall the driver. Right-click or press-and-hold (on a touchscreen) the component’s name with the questionable driver. From the menu that appears, click
Step 3. In the Properties window of the selected hardware, click the
Step 4. An Uninstall Device dialog window opens. Check the box labeled “Delete the driver software for this device.”
Step 5. Finally, click the
You can manually install the drivers when you need them in the future.