How to remove a sound driver?

Vladimir Kulinich
Vladimir Kulinich
January 30, 2013
How to remove a sound driver?

If you, for example, install a new sound card, then there is a need to remove old sound drivers. But how to remove the sound driver? This will tell our article.

For this you need:

  • Enter safe mode by restarting the computer and often press the F8 key when booting. At the same time, in the appeared window with the Windows boot options, select “Safe Mode” or “Safe Mode” and press the “Enter” key;
  • After starting Windows, go to the "Control Panel", where you select the item "Device Manager". In the opened window with the devices installed on the computer, select “Sound, video and gaming devices”. In the opened devices, select the desired audio device;
  • Double-click on this device and in the appeared window select the “Driver” tab. Then click the "Delete" button. After uninstalling, install the required sound driver. Now it remains to restart and turn on the personal computer in normal mode. Now you know how to remove a sound driver.