How do I remove a device?
The device is called any equipment,which is connected to the computer in any of the known ways. The device can be a printer, scanner, mouse and keyboard, and RAM, video card, processor and DVD-ROM. All this is displayed in Device Manager.
Disconnect the device and remove the drivers
It often happens that the computer is installedseveral similar devices, which can cause conflicts in their work. In this regard, the question arises as to how to remove the device using the tools of the Windows operating system. Most often, such a need appears in people on computers that have integrated and external equipment of the same type.
To get rid of such conflicts, removeconnected device using the Device Manager in the Windows operating system. To do this, go to the control panel, which can be found in the "Start" menu or by opening "My Computer". In order to be more convenient to navigate, it is recommended to enable the display of small icons in the "Control Panel".
In the list that appears, find "Dispatcherdevices "and run it by double-clicking the left mouse button. This action will start the dispatcher, after which a window will appear on the computer screen, in which all connected devices are displayed. Next, you need to find the right equipment and remove it from the system. To do this, right-click on the found device and select the corresponding item in the context menu. To remove the device, press "Delete", and to turn off the equipment - "Disconnect".
If you can not delete the device, you cantry to first remove the driver of this equipment, and then repeat the entire procedure. To remove the driver, double-click on the desired device. In the window that appears, select the "Driver" tab, there is a "Delete" button. This function completely removes the software for the selected equipment. If this did not help, then the Windows operating system supports "Safe Mode". After rebooting the computer and entering this mode, you can perform the same operations to remove an unnecessary device from the list of connected equipment. Here's how to uninstall the device driver on your computer.