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Is there a way to uninstall on nvidia drivers with out rebooting?

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1 year ago#1
Trying to get something working and part of doing so says I need to uninstall Nvidia Video and Audio drivers with out rebooting. I need to go back a few version to get this Shield streaming working remotely. Problem is soon as I uninstall one it wont let me uninstall the next. Says you need to reboot before uninstalling.

If I reboot it auto re installs the damn nvidia drivers I was trying to uninstall.
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1 year ago#2
Try setting windows firewall to ask you to install anything so then it wont reinstall.
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1 year ago#3
Check here
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\PendingFileRenameOperations
Clear the value of the key and Windows should stop thinking you need a reboot.

Set this to 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\UpdateExeVolatile
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1 year ago#4
if its automatically installing a driver

disable windows automatic driver install.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2500967 (use method one)
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1 year ago#5
here yo go bro just follow method 1.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2500967

disable automatic driver install using the link above. then just uninstall your drivers reboot no problem. :)

when you're done re-enable it or just leave it off.
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1 year ago#6
KP you jerk!
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1 year ago#7
I really should have thought of this...

Thanks everyone.
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