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Free Download – Display Driver Uninstaller 18.0.0.8

Download Display Driver Uninstaller DDU  – Display Driver Uninstaller is a driver removal utility that can help you completely uninstall AMD/NVIDIA graphics card drivers and packages from your system, without leaving leftovers behind (including registry keys, folders and files, driver store). Display Driver Uninstaller

The AMD/NVIDIA video drivers can normally be uninstalled from the Windows Control panel, this driver uninstaller program was designed to be used in cases where the standard driver uninstall fails, or anyway when you need to thoroughly delete NVIDIA and ATI video card drivers. This software is backed by Guru3D.com The current effect after you use this driver removal tool will be similar as if its the first time you install a new driver just like a fresh, clean install of Windows. As with any tool of this kind, we recommend creating a new system restore point before using it, so that you can revert your system at any time if you run into problems.

If you have a problem installing an older driver or newer one, give it a try as there are some reports that it fix those problems. DDU is an application that is programmed by Ghislain Harvey aka Wagnard in our forums, Guru3D.com is the official download partner for this handy application.

The Display Driver Uninstaller is also an AMD/NVIDIA video drivers can normally be uninstalled from the Windows Control panel, this driver uninstaller program was designed to be used in cases where the standard driver uninstall fails, or anyway when you need to thoroughly delete NVIDIA and ATI video card drivers. This software is backed by Guru3D.com The current effect after you use this driver removal tool will be similar as if its the first time you install a new driver just like a fresh, clean install of Windows. As with any tool of this kind, we recommend creating a new system restore point before using it, so that you can revert your system at any time if you run into problems.

Portability advantages

Since there is no installation involved, you can extract the program files to any part of the hard disk and just click the executable to run.

Another possibility is to save Display Driver Uninstaller to a USB flash disk or similar storage unit, to be able to run it on any PC with minimum effort, as long as it has .NET Framework installed.

Clear-cut interface and options

At startup, Display Driver Uninstaller warns users that it plans to modify Windows registry settings, and recommends them to create a system restore point in order to reset settings to default if any stability issues occur afterward, as well as to restart the computer in safe mode.

The interface is user-friendly, based on a single window with a regular structure, where the app shows the Windows version and lets you select the graphics driver. So, you can ask the tool to clean and restart the PC, do not reboot it, or shut it down completely.

In addition, it can remove the driver folders from the computer, as well as create and save log files in the startup path. It is also possible to set the Windows Automatic Driver installation to default.

What’s New:

  • Support Nvidia 368.81 driver
  • Support Geforce Experience 3.x
  • New file/folder removal engine that support >260 character (Thanks: devmltk)
  • General code fixes / enhancements

Recommended usage:

  • The tool can be used in Normal mode but for absolute stability when using DDU, Safemode is always the best.
  • I would like to gather feedback from you guys. Tell me if it was success or not.
  • Make a backup or a system restore (but it should normally be pretty safe).
  • For people with driver problem, if this tool gave you any success into fixing some issues your are currently experiencing, please share your result.

What’s New:

  • Fixed the donate link + some others links.
  • Additional Nvidia cleanUP (based on 372.74)
  • DDU can now fix registry key permissions that is preventing it to opening it.(Should not happen on healthy system)
  • Show Windows 10 warning only on W10
  • Commandline Arguments are should be fixed.
  • DDUDR is now removed in favor of SetupAPI
  • Faster starting will less ressources usage.
  • Fixed a possible DDU freeze after launch in Safemode
  • Fixed : DDU window is always on top and can’t be minimized #31
  • Fixed : GetFiles/GetDirectories getting Access Denied on some System dirs
  • Fixed : Check update status message when changing language.
  • Fixed : GPU Name identification on launch for some driver version.
  • Many little fixes and enhancements.
Known issues:

Display Driver Uninstaller 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.

Read Also: DriverPack Solution 2019 Latest Version Free Download

Evaluation and conclusion

The app supports multiple languages, has a good response time and runs on low CPU and RAM, so it does not affect the PC’s overall performance. No error dialogs were shown in our tests, and the tool did not hang or crash. All in all, it gets the job done and can be used by anyone.

Previous versions:

 Driver Uninstaller 17.0.8.4

 Driver Uninstaller (DDU) 18.0.0.8 for Windows

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