Monday, February 16, 2009

Remove old hardware after p2v


To get rid of that unwanted driver, device, or service:

  1. Open the “Start” menu and choose “Run”
  2. Type in “cmd” (without the quotes) and click “ok”.
  3. At the cmd prompt, type in “set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1” (without the quotes) and press enter.
  4. On the next cmd prompt line, type in “devmgmt.msc” (without the quotes) and press enter.
  5. In the Device Manager Console, from the “View” menu, select “Show Hidden Devices”.
  6. Uninstall the offending Devices.