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How to Roll Back a Device Driver to a Previous Version in Windows 10

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A newer version of a device driver often adds functionality and fixes problems that were discovered in earlier versions. If the device fails or has issues after updating the driver, you can roll back to the previously installed driver until there's another new driver version available later to install.

This tutorial will show you how to roll back a device driver to a previous version in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to roll back a driver.

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If rolling back the driver doesn't resolve the issues you're having with your device, visit the manufacturer's website to contact and report the issue to them to help make them aware of it.

Afterwards, create a new thread in the Drivers and Hardware forum area here about your device driver issue to see what we can do to help.

Here's How:

1. Open Device Manager (devmgmt.msc).

2. Double click/tap on the device you want to roll back the driver for to open its properties page. (see screenshot below)
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You can also right click or press and hold on the device, and click/tap on Properties.

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3. Click/tap on the Driver tab, and click/tap on the Roll Back Driver button. (see screenshot below)
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The Roll Back Driver button is only available (not grayed out) if a previous version of the driver was installed. If the current driver for the device is the only one that was ever installed on this computer, then the Roll Back Driver button is not enabled (grayed out).

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4. In the Driver Package rollback dialog box, select why you are rolling back, and click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)

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5. When the driver has finished rolling back to a previous version, click/tap on Close. (see screenshot below)
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Rolling back a driver may take a few minutes to complete. With some devices, you might be prompted to restart the computer to complete rolling back the driver.

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That's it,