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Deleteing Hidden Ghosted driver after motherboard upgrade

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    Deleteing Hidden Ghosted driver after motherboard upgrade


    Hello

    I was wondering if it was safe to delete all hidden/ghosted driver in device manger.

    I just installed a new motherboard without doing a fresh install of windows and just wanted to clean out drivers left over from the old board

    Is there some precaution i should take or some categories i should not delete

    Thanks

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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    This is what I use to remove all hidden drivers:
    GhostBuster - Download: GhostBuster Setup (106145)

    Download and run as Admin
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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    This is what I use to remove all hidden drivers:
    GhostBuster - Download: GhostBuster Setup (106145)

    Download and run as Admin
    Ugh, thanks for this one, saved me tons of work. I frequently test HW and chasing remnants by hand can be a tedious job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    This is what I use to remove all hidden drivers:
    GhostBuster - Download: GhostBuster Setup (106145)

    Download and run as Admin
    Cool thanks worked perfectly and found info on their forums as to what was safe to delete and what was not
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    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Great. I am glad that we could help.
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