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Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... When we highlight > > the device in the device manager, and > > click 'action','uninstall'...there is the error message > > previously described. Tommy Toes Ramboi2 Guest Posts: n/a Re: uninstalling driver-'may be required to boot'? Anthony.S View Public Profile Visit Anthony.S's homepage! navigate here

It takes persistence though, there was only one device showing on device manager, but lots of instances in the registry. You presume that because a driver is not signed it does not work properly, and at the same time you presume that a signed driver will work properly. uninstalling driver-'may be required to boot'? ivoryman View Public Profile Find More Posts by ivoryman 27-05-2004, 20:49 #11 Anthony.S XBL - AnthonyS UK Join Date: Jul 2000 Location: Alton, Hants Posts: 3,228 Thanks: 5 Thanked http://clintboessen.blogspot.com/2009/06/windows-driver-uninstall-failed-to.html

Go back to the device manager and uninstall the device. When we highlight > > > the device in the device manager, and > > > click 'action','uninstall'...there is the error message > > > previously described. Find More Posts by CarlP 27-05-2004, 10:40 #6 slatermethuen Sir Lurkalot Join Date: May 2002 Posts: 175 Thanks: 16 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Try checking your BIOS Graphic adaptor drivers?).

In this case, a signed driver, given that the composition of the hardware will permit, MIGHT solve the problem. Most Intel server cards are supported btw so you can slap another pro 100s in and add it to the team. In this case you would replace 0x29 with just 0x9. I removed a NIC from my PC, installed a new one.

PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Networking > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Quick Now the old one appears in device manager, but if I try and remove it, I get an error message that I can't uninstall it as it might be needed to The team had to be split and the devices removed from it before they could be uninstalled. http://am-techzone.blogspot.com/2011/07/failed-to-uninstall-device-device-may.html If you have any backup, try restoring it.

If that is > the case, then yes - you are going to get weird behaviors not prescribed by > XP like uninstall. Exchange 2007 Isinteg Error Cannot Add Replica's to Certain System Public Fold... Powered by vBulletin Version 3.7.1Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. But I certainly would not depend on it. > > -- > Gary G.

And you may need to reinstall the guest OS, as I mentioned previously, there might be some system files or registry corruptions during the moving procedure.   Good luck.   Best Take a look at the Characteristics value. 0x20 means that this device cannot be removed by the user. The cards are usually PCI cards. > Thank You, > Kyle > >-----Original Message----- > >Hi: > >I am a tech support person who has faced about 200 > >uninstalls of Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Windows XP Device Drivers > uninstalling driver-'may be required to boot'?

Follow @thedigitalfix x ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.6/ Connection to 0.0.0.6 failed. check over here About three to ten times, I have seen this error with XP when we try to uninstall a device driver... 'unable to uninstall the device....device may be required to boot the About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. and it seems to give the same effect as changing Reply rightclickfix says: February 13, 2016 at 11:43 am excellent thanks so much for this fix.

It may take some minutes after the reboot as device manager is trying to load the proper drivers for the network adapter. Find More Posts by CarlP 26-05-2004, 19:29 #2 pompeyfan Built for comfort Join Date: Aug 2000 Location: Isle of Wight Posts: 8,360 Thanks: 111 Thanked 41 Times in The cards are usually PCI cards. > > > Thank You, > > > Kyle > > > >-----Original Message----- > > > >Hi: > > > >I am a tech his comment is here Posted: 11-11-2003, 04:51 AM Gary, How can you say a signed driver is not guaranteed to work?

Dave Patrick, Feb 25, 2007 #4 Jack \(MVP-Networking\). Deleting the driver registry key folders from the registry does essentially the same thing as removing them from device manager.By deleting it from the registry this gets you around that error. If that is the case, then yes - you are going to get weird behaviors not prescribed by XP like uninstall.

No devices, other than the main NIC entry, showed the yellow Splat.

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Then see if you can delete this subkey "2&ebb567f&0&50".   3.    Locate to " HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class", then find the key relating to the {GUID} (this key stands for the relevant device driver) My LinkedIn Search Top Posts How to Manage Printers and Printer Drivers Remotely from Command Line Privacy warning: This document contains macros, ActiveX controls... CarlP View Public Profile Visit CarlP's homepage! weblink Windows Server 2003 SP2 Setup Fails - WMI Error Error Installing 2003 Server Service Pack 2 - Acce...

The following message appears: In order to change the Windows opinion regarding this device you need to edit the registry. Then right-click the problematic network adapter and select Uninstall…. Responses to "uninstalling driver-'may be required to boot'?" Kyle Michael Leon [MSFT] Guest Posts: n/a Re: uninstalling driver-'may be required to boot'? Microsoft Certified Professional Microsoft MVP [Windows] http://www.microsoft.com/protect "Curious George" wrote: > I didn't think to try resetting TCP/IP with netsh, and perhaps that might > have helped, but none of the

good luck! - me "Kyle" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected].. > Hi: > I am a tech support person who has faced about 200 > uninstalls of device drivers. > About You presume that because a driver is > not signed it does not work properly, and at the same time you presume that > a signed driver will work properly. Little > > > "Michael Leon [MSFT]" wrote in message > news:[email protected].. > > I take it these Ethernet card drivers are not signed drivers (XP approved > > and When I set DM to "show hidden devices," there were a bunch of WAN miniports and other network-related entries, and perhaps I should have deleted all of them, but I didn't.


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