1. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 48
    win10 pro 64 bit
       4 Weeks Ago #1

    Mouse driver install


    Hi,
    I have installed a Logitech M510 wireless mouse driver, which works fine.
    However, every time I start my PC in the morning, Win 10 installs an additional HID compliant driver, which is totally redundant. How can I verify which driver is used and how can I prevent that unneeded driver to be installed in the first place?
    Thanks,
    Ed
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  2. Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,345
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       4 Weeks Ago #2

    Rather than uninstall the Win10 driver have you tried to Disable it in Device Manager? Unless the user is a hard-core gamer I don't install the software that comes with a mouse, Windows tends to do pretty good.
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  3. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 48
    win10 pro 64 bit
       4 Weeks Ago #3

    Well, I did uninstall in Device Manager.
    When I see the additional driver installed the next time I just disable it.
    I have installed the Logitech driver because with the win driver, the mouse ran kind of jagged and sometimes moved the pointer only after several mouse movements.
    Thanks for the quick response.
    Ed
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  4. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 48
    win10 pro 64 bit
       4 Weeks Ago #4

    OK, I disabled it in Device Manager and it seems to stay disabled after re-boot.
    Is there any way to verify which driver is actually used?
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  5. Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
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       4 Weeks Ago #5

    If you had 2 entries for the Mouse in Device Manager then the one you Disabled should not be loading.
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  6. Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 48
    win10 pro 64 bit
       4 Weeks Ago #6

    OK, got that.
    Thanks,
    Ed
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  7. Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,345
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       4 Weeks Ago #7

    You're welcome.
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