Windows 10: Windows Update trying to install five year old GPU driver

Discus and support Windows Update trying to install five year old GPU driver in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; So, as my subject says, I have been having a major issue with Windows Update constantly trying to install an ancient driver for my GPU. I have a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Soultpp, Jul 31, 2020.

  1. Soultpp Win User

    Windows Update trying to install five year old GPU driver


    So, as my subject says, I have been having a major issue with Windows Update constantly trying to install an ancient driver for my GPU. I have a driver installed that is as current as I could get, which is at most a month or two old, but every time Windows Update checks for updates I have to deal with a double installation process as I have to go through Windows's **** followed by reinstalling the proper driver.


    I had thought I had found a solution that suggested to change Local Group Polices, but that did not just block WU from installing the old one, it actually blocked ANY drivers from being installed from any source, which is not something I want.

    Please help.

    :)
     
    Soultpp, Jul 31, 2020
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  2. Windows 7 wont install drivers

    i dont think anyone here understands what your asking either when its nearly a 90% english dominated Tech forum.
    Step 1
    reinstall windows from scratch
    Step 2
    install all drivers from the cd that came with the god damn motherboard *common sense*
    Step 3
    update windows
    Step 4
    install misc etc crap like flash java etc etc
    Step 5
    Install GPU drivers
    Step 6
    go back to using your pc without issue.
     
    crazyeyesreaper, Jul 31, 2020
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  3. Windows 7 wont install drivers

    +1

    If you having an issue installing a driver that worked before you formatted or wont install on a fresh build, sometimes this means hardware damage
     
    brandonwh64, Jul 31, 2020
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    Windows 10 trying to install updates for old gpu drivers

    Hi

    I recently upgraded from a AMD gpu to a Nvidia gpu. I used the AMD clean up utility tool to remove all AMD software before I installed my

    Nvidia drivers. The new gpu is working fine. However, Windows keeps trying to install old AMD drivers through the Windows Update tool. For example, right now it wants to install Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. driver update for AMD Radeon (TM) R9 380 Series and
    Advanced Micro Devices - MEDIA - 11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM - 10.0.1.6. As far as I know, I have no AMD software or hardware in my computer. How do I stop Windows update from doing this?
     
    KareemAli2, Jul 31, 2020
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