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Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU)

Download latest version 10.1(01-07-2014)

Changelog:

-Changed the way GPU and driver version are detected and shown in the log to avoid some bug reported by users.

-Fixed a possible DDU crash when doing the Driver store cleanUP.

-Cleanup of display cpl from the pnpressource section. win8+

-Added cleanup of the HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Video section for NVIDIA.

-Quick workaround to correctly clean the driver entry of program and features of Dutch systems.

-Updated ddudr

-Russian Translation updated (Thanks to homocomputeris)

-Fixed aboutbox autoresize.

This has been the best for me especially since the official AMD uninstall utility does not work for Windows 8/8.1. By far the best program IMHO for uninstalling/wiping display drivers.

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Interesting. Though I generally use the old-fashioned method as described here:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1150443/how-to-remove-your-nvidia-gpu-drivers

Simply because I have a hard time trusting a utility to do it for me, this way I know that they've been deleted for certain. Other than saving time, does this utility offer any benefits compared to doing it manually?
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Interesting. Though I generally use the old-fashioned method as described here:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1150443/how-to-remove-your-nvidia-gpu-drivers

Simply because I have a hard time trusting a utility to do it for me, this way I know that they've been deleted for certain. Other than saving time, does this utility offer any benefits compared to doing it manually?
I mean in theory it's deleting everything (especially the stuff in the registry,) so it's only real benefit is that it's faster. I've been clean installing drivers every new driver update so I've memorized that method you posted so this is actually saving me something like 5 minutes every time I need to reinstall the drivers. If it's any consultation after using DDU in safemode (which is the one you should use,) I checked to see if it deleted everything using that method and found no remnants of the drivers. But it could still have problems (it's software after all,) so that's the risk you're going to have to take for convenience.
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I mean in theory it's deleting everything (especially the stuff in the registry,) so it's only real benefit is that it's faster. I've been clean installing drivers every new driver update so I've memorized that method you posted so this is actually saving me something like 5 minutes every time I need to reinstall the drivers. If it's any consultation after using DDU in safemode (which is the one you should use,) I checked to see if it deleted everything using that method and found no remnants of the drivers. But it could still have problems (it's software after all,) so that's the risk you're going to have to take for convenience.

I'm weary of software that claims to make life easier, haha. I mean, I still have never installed GeForce Experience or nVidia Update or anything because I don't trust computers to do what they're supposed to. But yeah it seems to have good reviews around the web... I may give it a shot.
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It works just as well as manual methods and it takes a fraction of the time. All of the bugs have worked out and it can be used with confidence now - I speak from experience.

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I just finished updating my gpu driver, if I knew about this software an hour earlier I would've given it a try tongue.gif But like lowfiwhiteguy I use the old-fashioned way for uninstalling my gpu drivers.biggrin.gif
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I love this software much better than going into the registry and looking for all the folders.

Great for scraping nvidia drivers off of your system, they have a habit of lingering around.
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We don't need a news thread for every subversion.
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We don't need a news thread for every subversion.

Yeah especially an application that gets updated as much as DDU lol (which is great!).

Don't get me wrong, I love DDU as much as anyone here, but a news thread for every version seems very over the top.
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Agreed and moved.
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