Windows 10: Uninstall Network Adapter

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If your network stopped working after a recent update, try uninstalling the network adapter. After uninstalling, restarting your computer will connect it to the latest driver.

To Uninstall a Network Adapter Driver in Windows 10:

1. Click the Windows icon in the bottom left corner of the screen, and type Device Manager into the Search bar.

Typing Device Manager in the search bar

2. The Device Manager should appear. Locate the Network Adapter drop down, and choose the adapter you wish to uninstall.

Choosing the Network Adapter from Device Manager

3. Right-click the network adapter, and click Uninstall.

Uninstall option for the Network Adapter

4. The program will confirm the uninstall. Click OK to continue.

Device Manager making sure you want to uninstall a Network Adapter


5. After it is finished uninstalling the driver, restart your computer.


Referenced from: Microsoft

10/31/2018 10:47:17 AM