Display-drivers-uninstaller

kemical

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Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.6.6 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.6.6 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.6.6 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Fixed a DDU issue for users that had disabled the Task Scheduler service.
-Added a workaround in FileIO where findHandle would get an Invalid_handle on a JunctionPoint (RaparsePoint), preventing the removal of some folders.
-Additional NVIDIA CleanUP
-Translations updates: Spanish (Spain),French,Japanese, Czech

SHA1: C15A9A3BE262C794F63D8E0DD716A3CB5250A649
 

kemical

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Apologies as i missed a couple of releases due to illness:

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.6.9 Released.
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.6.9 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.6.9 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Added a timeout for starting/stopping services preventing DDU to stay stuck.
-Fixed an issue identifying GPU details on start.

SHA1: 0409B2EA4E70A609C195CB8F90A6CEE4D0BDB55E

Recommended usage:
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
-Misc fixes and additions.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.0. has been updated:

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.0 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.0 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Fixed: DDU not launching for users with broken "Windows PATH".

SHA1: 559577FFF2FBBBF44ADFF0BBBE3B0A7F4437C649

Recommended usage:
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.1
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.1 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.1 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Additional Nvidia cleanUP based on recent NV driver and Geforce experience


SHA1: 0243D06B9EF0541651532BA6D1F2F668839E2DF1

Recommended usage:
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.2
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.2 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.2 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Fixed Vulkan folders not removed for AMD.
-Small fixes
-Translation update Polish.xml


SHA1: 75034330FE206C19F53BCA2690F5E26ABC601C22

Recommended usage:
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.3
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.3 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.3 Released.

ChangeLog:

-From now (by default) you have to go directly to Safe Mode manually and launch DDU there.
(This is to prevent problem for users that have a broken Safe Mode and stuck in a loop because of the BCD changes.)
Note: The old behavior of being ask to go to Safe Mode automatically can be enabled in the Options.

-Translation updates : Chinese (Simplified).xml Russian.xml


SHA1: DE81E24B6587A822CD4C01EBEF56D41504CBBED3

Recommended usage:
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.4
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.4 Released.
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:06 am

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.4 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Additional AMD and NVIDIA CleanUP
-Translation updates: Japanese.xml, Ukrainian.xml

Known issues:
If the safe mode dialog is not enabled in the options, when a new DDU version is out, no popup appear.

SHA1: BA41036DC53C34CD8865007B7337217F21533BE0

Recommended usage:
-You should disconnect your internet or block Windows Updates.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.5
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.5 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Creator update 1703 (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Additional NVIDIA Cleanup based on users logs.
-Fixed "checkupdate" not showing when "enablesafemodedialog" is "True".
-Fixed the "-silent" argument not silencing the safe mode message.
-Translation updates :
Fixed some English typos. (Thanks to Fanis G. Markakis)
Greek.xml
Polish.xml

Known issues:
-

SHA1: 641934E9D5B132EF44BA39E1D0DD444B84777265

Recommended usage:
-You should disconnect your internet or block Windows Updates.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.6

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.6 Released !
by Wagnard


Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.6 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Fixed DDU not always detecting 64bit system resulting in a crash when cleaning.
-Fixed a bug with the DDU roaming config file.
-Fixed an issue when there is no Prefetch folder.

SHA1: 1C4AC2E622F00BA735995516F58C0E54045215B1

Recommended usage:
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.7
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.7 Released.
Post by Wagnard » Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:17 pm

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.7 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Fixed Task Scheduler cleanup in safe mode. (Fall creator update)
-additional NVIDIA cleanup
-Small fixes / enhancement

Known issues:
-

Workaround: do a cleanup in Normal mode after the one you did in safe mode.

SHA1: 567AC3CA6A42BAFF125D05D4A7448BAB04CB7B2D

Recommended usage:
-You should disconnect your internet or block Windows Updates.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.

Note: If you have issues for downloading the file, it could be one of your extension interfering with our hotlink protection.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.8

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.8 Released !
by Wagnard


Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.8 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Registry cleanup Enhancements.
-Additional AMD/NVIDIA/intel cleanup

SHA1: 6EE3ACC7F2D266B628B0A98E8FC74BDDC8152F37

Recommended usage:
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.7.9
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.9 Released.

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.7.9 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Made modifications to allow "Paexec" service to be removed correctly.

Known issues:
-

SHA1: 65B3B20871BDB7AB7648337031DF14DCFDD8D5C6

Recommended usage:
-You should disconnect your internet or block Windows Updates.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.0
Post by Wagnard » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:58 pm

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.8.0 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Additional AMD and NVIDIA CleanUp.
-Translation update: Korean.xml
-Small log fix.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.1
Post by Wagnard » Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:30 pm

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.8.1 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Additional AMD CleanUp.

Known issues:
-

SHA1: 6EAC2B0C7128ED3929147AAB0D96DF097581C793

Recommended usage:
-You should disconnect your internet or block Windows Updates.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.2
Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Added Patreon link and menu item for project contribution.
-AMD: "C:\Users\"YOUR USER NAME"\AppData\Local\RadeonInstaller" removal.
-Fix for the path of the roaming configuration file.

Known issues:
-Translations need updating.

SHA1: 3768D461CBE31FCF27D138FE1B132B4A8FCFA222

Recommended usage:
-You should disconnect your internet or block Windows Updates.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.3
Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Added a safety measure that prevent DDU doing the registry cleaning and files/folders removal if a problem with the Windows SETUPAPI is detected.
-Additional NVIDIA cleanup
-Small fixes
-Many translations updates from contibutors (Thanks)

Known issues:
-Translations need updating.

SHA1: 05E914B72880DD60FF149460AA1DE2F9990A7AFC
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.4

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.8.4 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Added additional Intel cleanup from users feedbacks
-Bug fixes.
-Polish translation update.

Known issues:
-

SHA1: 23F2B6345B9F769D575DCAB5AFDBE9E344981C12
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.5

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1709 (16299.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Additional AMD cleanUP by adding a workaround for a "font" file preventing complete removal.
-Small GUI update to fix overlapping text for some language.
-Russian.xml translation update.
-Polish.xml translation update.
-French.xml translation update.

Known issues:
-

SHA1: 2BC852C7CDF70CA1FD8678F803C579C3885B45D5
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.6.
Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1803 (17134.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Windows 10 1803 support.
-Added support for upperfilter with SetupAPI for the removal of the optimus device/service.
-Many code fixes / enhancement / additional CleanUP
-CZ translation update
-Turkish translation update
-New THAI.xml translation update.

Known issues:
-DDU may be flagged by your AV as a PUA/PUP (potentially unwanted application / potentially unwanted program)

SHA1: A66063AE37C708694B01FC038FE0383C36BD108D

Big thanks to the following Patron and also those who aren't listed!
-honnmaguro

For a guide , check : DDU Guide / Tutorial

Recommended usage:
-You should disconnect your internet or block Windows Updates.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
Note: If you have issues for downloading the file, it could be one of your extension interfering with our hotlink protection.
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.7
Post by Wagnard » Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:26 pm
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.8.7 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 Fall Creator update 1803 (17134.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

ChangeLog:

-Threaded some files removal and registry cleanup for speed increase.
-Intel additional cleanup
-Additional Nvidia cleanup
-DDU doesn't use (not dependent to) c:\windows\system32\sc.exe anymore.
-Windows update is set back to it's default now, so it is mandatory when using DDU to disconnect the internet.
-Better paths detection
-The log is now generating even if DDU doesn't start correctly and contains more details.
-Bug fixes.
-Updated Readme and Issues and solutions files.
(Special Thanks to "Tom Brown" for some of the mentioned fixes above)

Known issues:
-DDU may be flagged by your AV as a PUA/PUP (potentially unwanted application / potentially unwanted program)

SHA1: 0C5C9FF412809C06E55D2347236C7D8DD52CC0DC
 
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