08-05-2010 06:39 PM
I have XP and I need to uninstall a USB54G network adapter to reinstall new drivers. I've tried uninstalling from Programs. I've tried uninstalling from Add/Remove Programs. No luck
I went into Safe Mode and went to Device Manager and found a ton of Linksys entries under Network Adapters but when I tried to remove them I got a message saying they cannot be removed because they may be needed to boot the machine.
I restart in normal mode and go to Device Manager but there is nothing that says Network adapters.
Any ideas how I can get rid of the Linksys stuff so I can install fresh drivers?
08-12-2010 04:20 PM
helm, regarding your error message question:
When I try to uninstall from Add / Remove Programs, it acts like it is doing what it is supposed to and when I click Finish,
the program is still in the list.
The Install Shield icon appears on the Taskbar but clicking it does not open any window.
If I try to uninstall from Device Manager in Safe Mode, I get a message that says "Failed to uninstall the device. The device
may be needed to boot up the computer."
I also unchecked WUSB54GSVC in the Services tab in System Configuration Utility - no change.
elaguna, I followed that link and tried the suggestion to go to regedit and change the value to 4 but same deal.
I did not try Startup Inspector or CCleaner because I wasn't sure what to do with them.