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So, you've got a driver that's giving you problems and you uninstall the driver or device and it automatically gets reinstalled. Is there a way to stop windows from keeping a driver in the driver cache? Is there an easy way to remove them? I can find out which files are used, search and remove them manually, but it's a pain.

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boot in diagnostic mode (F5 at boot), and if you remove the device now, the drivers will go too

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