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Uninstalling a Windows XP driver that was installed in Windows Vista
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Q: I have installed a Windows XP driver for my device on Windows Vista, and now I cannot uninstall it.   How do I uninstall a Windows XP driver that was installed on Windows Vista?

A: The Windows XP driver can be uninstalled from Windows Vista by running the driver installation file in Windows XP (Service Pack 2) Compatibility Mode.

1. Locate the Windows XP driver installation file for your device on your computer.  If you have deleted the driver installation file, you can download it from our drivers and updates page.

2. Right-click on the Windows XP driver installation file and select "Properties".

3. On the Compatibility tab, place a check mark in the box to "Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows XP (Service Pack 2)":

4. Click OK.

5. Launching the installer file will allow you to "Remove" the previous installation.  When first launching the driver file, if a "User Account Control" window appears, Click "Continue".  Click "Next" to Remove the drivers.

6. All driver files are being removed from your computer.  Once this process is complete, you will be informed that the Maintenance (driver removal) is complete.  Click "Finish" to close this application.