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Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.2.6 Released.

Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:06 pm
by Wagnard
Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.2.6 Released.

-Windows Vista SP2 up to Windows 10 2004 ( May 2020) (anything higher is at your own risk)
-Also support basic Realtek audio driver cleanup.
-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher


- Intel: Additional service removal : igccservice
- Intel: Removal of the DCH control panel : IntelGraphicsExperience
- Vulkan: removal enhancements. (thanks mirh)
- NVIDIA: Fixed an issue preventing PhysX to be removed without DDU when DDU was first used without removing PhysX.
- Realtek: Small Realtek copy/paste removal fix.
- General: Fixes to the Audio Controller removal.
- General: Make use of ServiceProcess.ServiceInstaller instead of P/Invoke for service removal.
- General: Changed some default options
- General: Do not use "searchfilterhost" for the "SYSTEM" impersonation.
- Translation update: Ukrainian.xml

SHA1: 607E5378CC80C4886A5BCAB97BEB5136D5A55293

Big thanks to the following Patron and also those who aren't listed!
-honnmaguro (Since 2018-03-16)
-ZaoDaDong (Since 2019-02-06)
-Alberto Bursi (long time donator/supporter)
-Kaseb (Since 2019-09-05)
-Frank Brown (Since 2019-10-31)

For a guide , check :

Recommended usage:
-You MUST disconnect your internet or completely block Windows Update when running DDU until you have re-installed your new drivers.
-DDU should be used when having a problem uninstalling / installing a driver or when switching GPU brand.
-DDU should not be used every time you install a new driver unless you know what you are doing.
-DDU will not work on network drive. Please install in a local drive (C:, D: or else).
-The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
-If you are using DDU in normal mode, Clean, reboot, clean again, reboot.
-Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
-It is best to exclude the DDU folder completely from any security software to avoid issues.
Note: If you have issues for downloading the file, it could be one of your extension interfering with our hotlink protection.

Here is an application from 1 of my partner that we recommend.
It is a useful tool that may help you update outdated drivers.


***Official Download Here***

If you wish to help DDU, you can make a Donation.
Support us over our PATREON page.

Re: Display Driver Uninstaller (DDU) V18.0.2.6 Released.

Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:01 pm
by lightzout
I want to express my appreciation for the realtek driver removal feature/ I am sorry I can't donate or I would. I was struggling with sound drivers not functioning on an older board with ALC892 but now I have amazing sound and all the features in the original suite plus newer too using a DIY driver mod package. If anyone else has realtek issue I recommend this guys work without hesitation: ... d/releases

I have been following it for a while and its pretty rad, drivers are signed and its solves a lot of problems for people whose motherboards are no longer supported by manufacturer.