How To Disable Drivers In Windows 8

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Descargar Guias Lonely Planet Pdf Download. Seriously, I have to jump through what hoops to make this work??? I needed to make some quick adjustments to a NEC DSX Phone system today. I haven't done this on Windows 8 or 8.1 just because the situation has not arised. I typically do changes like this on site with my laptop running Windows 7 Pro.

How To Disable Drivers In Windows 8

To my “surprise” this 5 minute task turned into a 30 minute process. I could not install the DSX Administrator software to adjust the phone system programing. There was no error message as to why this was not installing. All I had to go on was installation failed “rolling back changes” After 10 minutes of Googling “Windows 8 NEC DSX,” I found that my problems had to do with the driver missing a signature in the NEC software. Windows 8 Will not allow you to install a driver that does not contain a signature. Microsoft has taken such a stance on this topic that they require you to jump though hoops and reboot you machine to use an unsigned driver.

None the less, these are the hoops you must jump through. I know this is a pretty old post but I had the same issue with step #8. I'm not sure if this will be the same issue you were having, but on my HP laptop the problem was 'Action Keys' which are the brightness/music controls/volume controls that share a key with the F keys. With Action Keys enabled, you had to press Function + F7 to get the standard F7 behavior. Meanwhile the F7 key without the Function key held sends a stop command to the media player.

I figured this was security that was built into Windows to prevent me from installing bad drivers. Dymo Letra 109 Manualidades on this page. This is a feature called Device Driver Signing. After going through the steps to disable driver signing in Windows 8, I was able to get my community drivers installed. Here's how I did it. Select the “Start” button. Type “startup”.

Once I disabled the Action Keys in the BIOS I was successfully able to Disable Driver Signature Enforcement. Hope that helps.