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Using the DIFx Tools to Uninstall Driver Packages

Last Updated: 7/30/2016

Driver Install Frameworks (DIFx) includes several tools that can be used to install and uninstall driver packages. These tools include the following:

  • DIFx for Applications (DIFxApp)

  • Driver Package Installer (DPInst)


Be aware of the following points when you use the DIFx tools to install or uninstall driver packages:

This section includes the following topics:

Using DIFxApp to Uninstall Driver Packages

Using DPInst to Uninstall Driver Packages

Using DIFxAPI to Uninstall Driver Packages

Important We recommend that you only use the DIFx tools to create driver uninstallers. Applications that use the DIFx tools to uninstall drivers are designed to work correctly with future versions of Windows. Although other approaches might be successful with the current versions of Windows, they may not work correctly with future versions.

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