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Windows XP: How to roll back a driver

Sometimes the latest and greatest device drivers aren't all they're cracked up to be. Fortunately, when you update a driver, Windows saves the old driver in case you ever want to restore it. In Windows XP, follow these steps to roll back to a previous version of a driver.

On the Start menu, click on Control Panel and then double click Administrative Tools. Open the Computer Management console, and on the left hand side, click on Device Manager. (If you don't see the Control Panel on your Start menu, you can just type "devmgmt.msc" in the Run bar and click OK to open the Device Manager.)

Most of your computer's internal components and peripheral devices can be found in the Device Manager. They are broken down by categories (Disk drives, Display adapters, PCMCIA adapters, etc.). Click on the plus symbol next to the category you want, and from the expanded list of devices that appears, right click on the device in question.

Select Properties, and in the device's Properties window go to the Driver tab. From the available options, choose the one that says Roll Back Driver. If there is an available driver version to roll back to, you will see a dialog box asking you to confirm the decision to roll back the driver; click Yes. (If there is no available roll back version, Windows will tell you that you can't roll the driver back.)

Once you click Yes, the system will roll back your driver to the prior version. The change should be instantaneous -- you will see the driver details change, and the device may reset itself. Click Close to exit out of the Properties screen.

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The Code 10 error code is generated when Device Manager has insufficient information or the error that is bubbled up by the device drivers is not recognized by Device Manager. Additionally, this error may occur when one of the drivers that the device needs does not start. If many drivers are being used by a particular device, it can be difficult to determine the one that failed.

The Code 10 error resembles the following: This device cannot start. (Code 10) The most common resolution is to update the drivers that are associated with the failing device. To do this, follow these steps:
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Note You may be prompted to provide the path of the driver. Windows may have the driver built-in, or the driver files may still be installed from the last time that you set up the device. If you are asked for the driver and you do not have it, you can try to download the latest driver from the hardware vendor's Web site. uparrow.gifBack to the top Typical Code 10 error issuesThe Code 10 error pertains mainly to hardware and device driver issues or to compatibility issues between hardware drivers and additional software that is installed in Windows. Therefore, we recommend that you troubleshoot these issues by focusing on device drivers, on device configuration issues, and on hardware compatibility issues. Incompatible, outdated, or corrupted device drivers If you suspect that the Code 10 error is related to incompatible, outdated, or corrupted device drivers, try the following troubleshooting methods. Method 1 Update the hardware's device driver through Windows Update. To access Windows Update, visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://update.microsoft.com Method 2 Update the device drivers from the vendor's Web site. Follow their installation or update instructions.
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Jun 12, 2011 | Dell Computers & Internet

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i cant find a compatible driver with windows 7 im using a m2n mx-se motherboard manufactured by asus


Hello Omni,

Try using the vista drivers at support.asus.com. sometimes xp drivers will work in windows 7 too. They may not be the latest and greatest drivers, but it will get your hardware working.

Hope this helps!

Regards,

Joe

Jan 17, 2011 | ASUS M2N-MX Motherboard

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and download the latest drivers

uninstall the old drivers and

install the lastest one

thanks

Apr 10, 2009 | ASUS Computers & Internet

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