Roll back drivers in Windows
By Livia | 04/Dec/2023
You can boot your Windows PC performance with some driver update and get a new version. If you don`t have a suitable drivers for your PC, it is hard to speed up your Windows. If the situation happens to you, rolling back your Windows drivers to the previous version. In this article we will show you how to roll back driver, including Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. In addition, for Windows drivers roll back ,we will take roll back Nvidia drivers as an example.
For Windows XP and Windows 7/Vista, there are 2 cases that you need to ensure if you installed your current driver without first uninstalling the previous version or not.
This is useful for the Windows users without first uninstalling the previous version
How to roll back driver in Windows XP
Step1. Go to Start-> Choose Control Panel-> Select Performance and Maintenance-> Choose System (in Category view) or System (in Classic view)
Step2. Choose the Hardware Tab-> Select Device Manager-> Double-Tap on Display Adapters
Step3. Double-click on NVIDIA GPU->Select Driver Tab->Tap on Roll Back Driver.
How to roll back driver in Windows 7/Vista
Step1. Go to Start-> Control Panel
For Windows Vista users: Click System and Maintenance -> Choose System or simply System (in Classic view).
For Windows 7: Click System and Security-> Choose System.
Step2. Choose Device Manager in the left pane->Double-click on Display Adapters->Double-click on NVIDIA GPU
Step3. Choose the Driver Tab-> Tap on Roll Back Driver
If you are suitable for Windows XP, Windows 7/Vista users who have uninstalled the Current Driver, you need to follow the same steps that you previously used to uninstall your driver. Once complete, you can then download and re-install the recommended driver. In order to get and upload the correct drivers by referring the article driver updater.
How to roll back driver in Windows 10
Step1. Tap the Windows logo key and R at the same time to invoke the run box.
Step2. Type devmgmt.msc and click the OK button.
Step3. Expand the Display adapters branch. Right-click the Nvidia graphics card device and click Properties.
Step4. Click the Driver tab. Then click Roll Back Driver, then Click the Yes button.
If you can`t launch to your Windows 10, open Windows 10 safe mode to log into your Windows 10.