29.2.5 Uninstalling the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows

You can uninstall the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows through the Microsoft Windows control panel or by running the installation program that you used to install the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows.

To uninstall through the Microsoft Windows control panel:

  1. Open the control panel and navigate to the Uninstall or change a program section.

    Note that the name of this section might be different, depending on your version of Microsoft Windows.

  2. Locate, then select the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows.

  3. Right-click the Uninstall option.

    The installation program starts and prompts you to confirm the uninstallation.

  4. Select Yes when prompted to remove the application.

    The installation program removes the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows and deletes the binaries from your system.

  5. When prompted, select Yes, restart the system and then click Finish to complete the uninstallation.

To uninstall with the installation program:

  1. Double click Setup.exe to start the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows installer.

    The installation program starts and prompts you to modify the current installation.

    Figure 29.5 Remove Installation

    This figure shows the Installation Repair or Remove dialog. You can choose Repair or Remove for your installation.

  2. Select Remove and then click Next.

  3. Select Yes from the pop-up dialog.

    The installation program removes the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows and deletes the binaries from your system.

  4. When prompted, select Yes, restart the system and then click Finish to complete the uninstallation.