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How to Disable A Driver in Windows 8/8.1

You can disable drivers in the Device Manager on your computer. For more info, please refer to the following detailed procedures.

Video guide on how to disable a driver in Windows 8:

Steps to disable a driver in Windows 8/8.1:

Step 1: Open Device Manager.

Step 2: Double-click a device, right-tap its driver and select Disable in the context menu.

Step 3: Tap Yes in the pop-up dialog box to confirm the operation.

Immediately, the selected driver has been disabled, which is implied by the pop-up small black arrow.

Tip: To enable the driver, right-click it and choose Enable in the context menu, as shown in the following picture.

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