Not happy... I want to remove NVIDIA HD audio driver, how do I do it? How do I remove NVIDIA HD audi
With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?
With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?

#1
Posted 06/13/2010 11:03 AM   
[quote name='Immigrant88' post='1072727' date='Jun 13 2010, 08:03 AM']With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?[/quote]
I'd bet the problem is for some reason the HD audio device became your default recording or communications audio device.
You should check this in the sound settings in Windows' control panel.

If you really needed to remove the driver, I don't know a way, but you can try not installing it in the first place.
Remove the display driver, then run the installation, let it decompress to a folder, and then when the installer with the grey background launches, quit it.
Go to the folder where the driver decompressed, delete the hdaudio installer and then run setup.exe from that folder.
[quote name='Immigrant88' post='1072727' date='Jun 13 2010, 08:03 AM']With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?

I'd bet the problem is for some reason the HD audio device became your default recording or communications audio device.

You should check this in the sound settings in Windows' control panel.



If you really needed to remove the driver, I don't know a way, but you can try not installing it in the first place.

Remove the display driver, then run the installation, let it decompress to a folder, and then when the installer with the grey background launches, quit it.

Go to the folder where the driver decompressed, delete the hdaudio installer and then run setup.exe from that folder.

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#2
Posted 06/13/2010 04:32 PM   
[quote name='Immigrant88' post='1072727' date='Jun 13 2010, 08:03 AM']With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?[/quote]
I'd bet the problem is for some reason the HD audio device became your default recording or communications audio device.
You should check this in the sound settings in Windows' control panel.

If you really needed to remove the driver, I don't know a way, but you can try not installing it in the first place.
Remove the display driver, then run the installation, let it decompress to a folder, and then when the installer with the grey background launches, quit it.
Go to the folder where the driver decompressed, delete the hdaudio installer and then run setup.exe from that folder.
[quote name='Immigrant88' post='1072727' date='Jun 13 2010, 08:03 AM']With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?

I'd bet the problem is for some reason the HD audio device became your default recording or communications audio device.

You should check this in the sound settings in Windows' control panel.



If you really needed to remove the driver, I don't know a way, but you can try not installing it in the first place.

Remove the display driver, then run the installation, let it decompress to a folder, and then when the installer with the grey background launches, quit it.

Go to the folder where the driver decompressed, delete the hdaudio installer and then run setup.exe from that folder.

ASUS M5A97 EVO R2.0 / AMD FX 8350 / 8 GB GSkill ARES / eVGA GeForce GTX 970 SC+ / 256 GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD / 4 TB Hitachi HD / Pioneer BD-RW drive / LG 47" passive 3D TV / Denon 1612 AVR over HDMI / Klipsch HD Theater 1000 speaker system / Oculus Rift DK2 / Windows 10 Pro 10074

#3
Posted 06/13/2010 04:45 PM   
[quote name='Immigrant88' post='1072727' date='Jun 13 2010, 08:03 AM']With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?[/quote]
I'd bet the problem is for some reason the HD audio device became your default recording or communications audio device.
You should check this in the sound settings in Windows' control panel.

If you really needed to remove the driver, I don't know a way, but you can try not installing it in the first place.
Remove the display driver, then run the installation, let it decompress to a folder, and then when the installer with the grey background launches, quit it.
Go to the folder where the driver decompressed, delete the hdaudio installer and then run setup.exe from that folder.
[quote name='Immigrant88' post='1072727' date='Jun 13 2010, 08:03 AM']With NVIDIA HD Audio installed, my headset microphone does not work. I want to uninstall i, but every time I do it through the device manager, it reinstalls. How do I uninstall it permanently?

I'd bet the problem is for some reason the HD audio device became your default recording or communications audio device.

You should check this in the sound settings in Windows' control panel.



If you really needed to remove the driver, I don't know a way, but you can try not installing it in the first place.

Remove the display driver, then run the installation, let it decompress to a folder, and then when the installer with the grey background launches, quit it.

Go to the folder where the driver decompressed, delete the hdaudio installer and then run setup.exe from that folder.

ASUS M5A97 EVO R2.0 / AMD FX 8350 / 8 GB GSkill ARES / eVGA GeForce GTX 970 SC+ / 256 GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD / 4 TB Hitachi HD / Pioneer BD-RW drive / LG 47" passive 3D TV / Denon 1612 AVR over HDMI / Klipsch HD Theater 1000 speaker system / Oculus Rift DK2 / Windows 10 Pro 10074

#4
Posted 06/13/2010 04:48 PM   
Go into Device Manager. Go to "Sound, video and game controllers". Right-click on "NVIDIA High Def Audio" and click disable. It's better to disable rather than uninstall in my experience, because win 10 thinks you need to update or get the driver. Disabling takes care of it ever working.
Go into Device Manager. Go to "Sound, video and game controllers". Right-click on "NVIDIA High Def Audio" and click disable. It's better to disable rather than uninstall in my experience, because win 10 thinks you need to update or get the driver. Disabling takes care of it ever working.

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#5
Posted 03/26/2017 12:50 AM   
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