Removing drivers from the update device driver screen

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by superchimp, Jun 21, 2014.

  1. superchimp

    superchimp MDL Novice

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    Like in the title, I would like to delete obsolete drivers from the "update device driver" screen in the device manager. More specifically form the "I want to choose from a list of device drivers on my computer" screen. Anyone knows how to do this?

    Attached a printscreen from the screen I mean. (sorry it's in dutch :))
    Naamloos.png

    Thanks!
     
  2. KNARZ

    KNARZ MDL Addicted

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    easiest way:
    run: dism /online /get-drivers /format:table > C:\Driverlist.txt

    open C:\driverlist.txt
    look in the list and spot for the old driver (versions)
    note the oemNN.inf name.

    than run dism /online /remove-driver /driver:eek:emXX.inf /driver:eek:emYY.inf /driver:eek:emXY.inf
    (and so on, you can remove several drivers in one commandline or run for every driver the command)

    the old drivers are removed and won't get displayed.
     
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