Display-drivers-uninstaller

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.8.8

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.8.8 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:

-re-added the functionality to disable driver search on windows update as an option in the option menu.
-Added version number to the "About" window.
-Small bug fixes.

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

SHA1: 80602A8ED27D9465834CBB6F712ED5DC551F072D

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

For a guide , check : DDU Guide / Tutorial

Recommended usage:
-You MUST disconnect your internet or completely block Windows Update when running DDU until you have re-installed your new drivers.
-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.
-DDU will not work on network drive. Please install in a local drive (C:, D: or else).
-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) V17.0.9.0
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.9.0 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:

-re-added the functionality to disable driver search on windows update as an option in the option menu.
-Added version number to the "About" window.
-Small bug fixes.

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


SHA1: 9BDF17174764EDEB236B64FE840A8BC65C9294ED
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V17.0.9.1

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V17.0.9.1 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:
Fixed SharedDlls removal.
Fixed argument "silent" for pending computer restart.
Japanese.xml & Swedish.xml language update.
small option menu enhancements.

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

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.0
Post by Wagnard » Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:05 pm
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.0 Released.

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

Changelog:
-Added support of Realtek audio driver removal. (WIP)
-Added very limited removal of SoundBlaster audio driver.(no files or registry yet)
-Added command line argument: -cleanrealtek -cleansoundblaster
-Fixed a possible startup issue when character like ## are in the folder name.
-Fixed many possible null exceptions I have encountered during some code cleanup.

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

SHA1: 3DE627AB89747DB97D67C7F1C38EF1C6F12023CD

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

For a guide , check : DDU Guide / Tutorial

Recommended usage:
-You MUST disconnect your internet or completely block Windows Update when running DDU until you have re-installed your new drivers.
-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.
-DDU will not work on network drive. Please install in a local drive (C:, D: or else).
-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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Staff member
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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.1
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.1 Released !
by Wagnard
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.1 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Additional NVIDIA cleanup
-Fixed the System environment path cleanup
-Translation update Slovenian.xml Turkish.xml
-Selected type combo box is now translatable
-Added many missing verification for "Nothing" when using the registry.

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

For a guide , check : Guide
SHA1: 906B494AD862F16DB3BA00C4A56957D5EAA6CEFE

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) V18.0.0.2

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

Changelog:
-Additional NVIDIA cleanup
-Translation updates

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

SHA1: 128797BB572B155D8D61FE0846EDAAFE1787B7D3
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.3
Post by Wagnard » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:15 pm
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.3 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

Changelog:
-Removed paexec.exe , use impersonation instead. Should help AV False/positive.
-Fixes and enhancement to Vulkan removal. (Thanks Sora)
-Support Intel Vulkan removal.
-Translation updates
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.4
Requirement:
-Windows XP up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or higher

Changelog:
-Fixed an issue affecting the CUDA SDK removal after using DDU. Thanks to ("Forceflow")
-Left-over removal "NvDLISR" for Geforce Experience 3.16.0.122
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.5
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.5 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-New requirement starting from this version ".NET Framework 4.5 now required."
Reason: Recently with Windows 10, we now see DCH drivers and theses drivers come with their control panel from the Microsoft store App.
To be removed, some library that were only available for 4.5 is now forcing us to update too.
The downside is the end of support of Windows XP.
-Nvidia,Intel,Realtek DCH driver removal is now supported.
-Additional Realtek audio cleanup.
-Removal of new subkey found in HKLM/Software/nvidia corporation/installer2/ (Drivers)
-Removed "CharSet:=CharSet.Unicode" and "MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.LPWStr)" from "Function CM_Get_Device_ID" that were giving unexpected results for retrieving the DeviceID with .NET 4.5
-(DCH)Removal of the Extension device class and their components

Known issues:
-Latest Nvidia RTX card need some work. (I do not own one)

SHA1: 9613F5589A989D5CACB7188A7225D5230FFC2242
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.6
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.6 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-Support the removal of the USB type C of the Nvidia RTX card.
-NVIDIA NGX removal.
-Additional AMD leftover removal
-Fixed an issue with SharedDlls removal
-Changed the logics on how the devices are removed.
-Bug fixes and addition to Realtek.
-Updated Turkish.xml
-Report in the log the FriendlyName if available when removing devices, if not, use the device description.

*File updated please re-download if your SHA1 doesn't match *
-Fixed a little issue with the removal of the USB type C.

Known issues:
-

SHA1: A7C87F8984CC9604943356765561247A641D4139
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.7
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.7 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-Fixes and enhancements on devices find / removal.
-Possibly fixed the removal of the "AMD audio bus" that was causing issues to AMD GPU owner who also have AMD chipset + CPU.
-(DCH related)Removal of the "SoftwareComponents" of the GPU being removed.
-Translations updates

Known issues:
-

SHA1: 4E5989C2647F885B1375A87376F0E05E57437D09
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.8
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.8 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-Fixed CM_Get_Device_ID in Unicode.
-SetupAPI : SetupUninstallOEMInf (use unicode)
-Fixes and enhancement to the driver removal logic.
-Remove audioBus is now default to false (because it could cause some problem on some specific system)
-AMD additional services and tasks removal.
-Added Software component removal to realtek audio.
-Chinese (Traditional).xml language update.

Known issues:
-

SHA1: 734B57C7EBF81C90DD2905731CE3C31ACACD23BA
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.0.9
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.0.9 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-Fixed an issue with Geforce Experience when the DDU option "Remove GFE" is unticked.
-Made significant speed improvement on the registry clean-up part.
-Fixed the impersonation of the system account for some users.(hopefully)
-Additional AMD and Nvidia leftover removal.
-Release SYSTEM token after cleaning thread is complete to avoid weird issues with SetupAPI.
-Changed manifest from asInvoker --> requireAdministrator
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.1.0
Post by Wagnard » Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:00 pm
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.0 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 October 2018 update 1809 (17763.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-Changed the roaming folder location to a more standard one.
-If no saved option is found, take the user to the options menu.(new user)
-Added command-line argument : -RemovePhysx, -RemoveGFE
-Do not remove physx by default. (Reason: user request)
-Translations updates

Known issues:
-

SHA1: E77FAEB4C136622FD504FFC66013D43EDDD511A7
 

kemical

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The DDU or Display Driver Uninstaller has been updated to (DDU) V18.0.1.1
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.1 Released.
by Wagnard
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.1 Released.

ChangeLog:

--Additional Nvidia DCH cleanup "Add software type 1 EXE." (Thanks to NVIDIA for reporting)

Known issues:
-
For a guide , check : Guide
SHA1: 47DC69D9533BED945E96FD2855AA92708D026360

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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Staff member
Premium Supporter
Driver uninstaller recently updated:

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.2 Released.
by Wagnard
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.1 Released.

ChangeLog:

Additional NVIDIA RTX cleanup. (NGX)
Additional NVIDIA Ansel removal as per user reports..
Language update Turkish.xml (Murat5038)

Known issues:
-
For a guide , check : Guide
SHA1: 93647EB47D797D0D8BDBB94FA88D9008AEA7E0C6

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

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
Premium Supporter
Driver uninstaller recently updated:
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.3 Released.
by Wagnard
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.3 Released.

ChangeLog:

Fixed a random DDU hang.
Language update Slovenian.xml

Known issues:
-
For a guide , check : Guide
SHA1: 837FA4C64315606C767BA7FB75B0723C30735C29

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

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
Premium Supporter
Driver uninstaller recently updated:
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.4 Released.
by Wagnard
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.4 Released.

ChangeLog:

-Updated the partner link
-Small fixes / enhancement.

Known issues:
-
For a guide , check : Guide
SHA1: B54808772C81EB294E36F1FF9F046375940662BD

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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Staff member
Premium Supporter
Driver uninstaller recently updated:
Post by Wagnard » Sat Jun 08, 2019 10:19 am

Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.5 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 May 2019 update 1903 (18362.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-Many additional AMD leftover removal.
-Additional Nvidia leftover removal.
-Added launch argument : -preventwinupdate
-Fixed log was not always created.
-Changes to when we use the system impersonation to avoid issues.
-Read files configurations before impersonation.
-More precision on file removal to avoid potentially unwanted file removal.
-Removed unnecessary warning debug message

SHA1: B9358EF6920AB82A3C8318F0F67CE29C09006C90
 

kemical

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Driver uninstaller recently updated:
Post by Wagnard » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:38 am
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.1.6 Released.

Requirement:
-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 May 2019 update 1903 (18362.xx) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-NVIDIA, AMD, Intel GPUs
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

Changelog:
-Nvidia USB-C additional removal.
-Updated first launch message for new users.
-Fixed a little bug when removing Vulkan.
-Polish.xml translation update.

SHA1: AB826419412E9EA142D0CBD1C05359F986B0E96E
 
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