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The uninstallation instructions in the VAC User Manual must be followed explicitly. Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

Skip RE: Can't remove legacy audio drivers wolluf (TechnicalUser) 28 Jan 03 18:30 Aren't they just something XP installs - your actual soundcard drivers are as well? Service will be deleted immediately if it is stopped, or marked for deletion and deleted at next system startup. Source

There are steps to perform before attempting to uninstall VAC. Restart the machine in standard mode, making sure to cancel the Add/Remove Hardware Wizard. 9. Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.It's easy to join and it's free. Then you must locate the correct .inf and pnf to delete, they are not the same name as the .sys. http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showthread.php?t=944501

Under each subkey, locate values containing text "vacumd.dll". Cant remove legacy device drivers Responses to "Cant remove legacy device drivers" aldo Guest Posts: n/a Cant remove legacy device drivers Posted: 12-18-2003, 03:33 AM I am having that same Please add us!

Thanks in advance.P.S. - I may be able to provide more information about my problem, but please be patient with me. This should resolve the issue. I tried the manual install first but I think it kind of just uninstalled the device not the driver->device attachment. Back to top #4 Queen-Evie Queen-Evie Official Bleepin' G.R.I.T.S. (and proud of it) Global Moderator 16,485 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:My own little corner of the universe (somewhere in Alabama).

Sign in to report inappropriate content. Started by TheresaMarie , Jun 26 2007 02:58 AM Please log in to reply 6 replies to this topic #1 TheresaMarie TheresaMarie Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:47 AM Posted If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. recommended you read RE: Can't remove legacy audio drivers madonnac (Programmer) 28 Jan 03 17:11 how about hilighting it, and pressing the delete key?

Find More Posts by Recharge Find More Threads by Recharge 20th March 2011, 1:30 PM #7 Andy3008 Member Join Date: Feb 2007 Location: Paradise City 5075 Posts: 804 If they will not uninstall, follow this procedure: 1. turn the pc off and plug it back in. Search our forums with Google: Thread Tools 9th March 2011, 9:06 AM #1 Andy3008 Member Join Date: Feb 2007 Location: Paradise City 5075 Posts: 804 How to

let the thing install the legacy drivers and reboot *Dont cancel the driver install* then download the latest drivers and install them over the top. http://www.realgeek.com/forums/cant-remove-legacy-device-drivers-47005.html Why did the Bordens share their wife in the movie The Prestige? There's also an older version of devcon available for direct download (the WDK is pretty large). Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality.

xTheEnforcerx1 370,973 views 5:52 How to Detect Unknown Device in Windows Device Manager by Britec - Duration: 9:59. this contact form Bring up the Device Manager again, navigate to System Devices to find Microsoft UAA Bus Drivers for HD Audio, then uninstall it. DefconComputers 43,696 views 3:04 Creating a Windows 7 Setup Recovery Partition with clean install - Duration: 13:04. Bleeping Computer Forum Rules and Posting Guidelines link Back to top #5 TheresaMarie TheresaMarie Topic Starter Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:47 AM Posted 26 June 2007 - 02:40 PM

KB Source Document(s): None Referenced Posted Tuesday, July 8, 2008 by Administrator http://kc.flexradio.com/KnowledgebaseArticle50067.aspx Sign inLoading… Main menu current community blog chat Server Fault Meta Server Fault your communities Sign up or Sign in to make your opinion count. Conde Sublimation 69,465 views 3:46 Windows\System32\Config\System missing or corrupt fix - Duration: 26:43. have a peek here Unfortunately while these (audio) drivers fixed mic boost, they have introduced problems such as no input working and random unnamed devices in applications that select the audio device.

This is what i've done already:- Disabled on board sound via bios Uninstalled on board sound drivers Uninstalled Nvidia HD audio drivers Device manager shows unknown audio device on HD audio Email to a friend | Print The Realtek HD Audio Drivers Will Not Install Correctly in Windows XP Cause - XP Service Pack 3 Gives Microsoft's HD Audio Driver Priority Windows This KB article may reference additional files that are available on the FlexRadio Systems web site Downloads page.

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Read More Products Medical Grade Computers Medical Tablets Medical Grade Monitors Industrial Computers Industrial Panel PCs Fanless Rugged Mini PCs All in One Business Computers Windows Business Tablets Medical Mobile Carts If you look at the fourth picture, the uninstall button is faded and unclickable. Already a member? Currently, my Sound, Video, and Game Controllers section of device manager looks like this.

Register now while it's still free! Open the "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion" branch and locate following subkeys: Drivers32, Drivers.desc, Userinstallable.Drivers. This feature is not available right now. Check This Out Are they actually causing a problem?

What is easy and neat about the whole thing is that the old devices appear grayed out sighting and uninstalling them is just a matter of a keystroke.So here is the Britec09 46,740 views 6:26 How to Integrate DriverPacks into Windows XP, Vista, 7 by Britec - Duration: 11:28. Reboot the PC, again into Safe Mode. 6. How Setup Selects Drivers has the details if you're interested.

There are three legacy device under my sound card, one of which is a video capture device???? I've got an old audigy and every six months or so the driver just die for no reason and need to be reinstalled, manually. How do I handle this? Cancelled out of all that and went to install downloaded drivers from creative website and got a prompt saying that a newer version was already installed ?

When prompted to overwrite existing files and replace service and/or device descriptors, answer Yes/Ok. techtipsfromwill 109,417 views 15:04 How to find out what an unknown device is in device manager - Duration: 3:04. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new!

If it aborts again, request support from [email protected] UNINSTALLATION TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES CAUTION: THis procedure includes changing values in the Registry.  This can lead to an unusable system if not done correctly. Please try again later. Join UsClose Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Rating is available when the video has been rented.

Unfortunately, he could not fix it, and ended up installing extra audio hardware. Bleeping Computer Forum Rules and Posting Guidelines link Back to top #3 TheresaMarie TheresaMarie Topic Starter Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:47 AM Posted 26 June 2007 - 02:26 PM If you are an experienced user and can identify abnormal situations (for example, when file to be created is actually present), you can select the "I am an advanced user" option. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box.

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