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Offline ehmen

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Can the driver updates be rolled back?
« on: September 30, 2020, 07:20:07 PM »
Can the driver updates be rolled back if something gets messed up as a result?

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Re: Can the driver updates be rolled back?
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2020, 07:43:31 PM »
Can the driver updates be rolled back if something gets messed up as a result?

Hi,

You can restore to a previous driver version.
https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/Driver-Updater-FAQ/#idt_5110

You can also use a Windows system restore point.
Before installing new drivers, Avast Driver Updater backs up all drivers and creates a Windows system restore point.


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Re: Can the driver updates be rolled back?
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2020, 07:54:43 PM »
I personally use RoolbackRX - https://horizondatasys.com/rollback-rx-time-machine/rollback-rx-home/
It's far more reliable and much faster than a Windows system restore point.
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Re: Can the driver updates be rolled back?
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2020, 07:26:30 PM »
My printer does not work since I installed the updated driver. I do not see the "See overview" I have to click to uninstall the update.

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Re: Can the driver updates be rolled back?
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2020, 03:57:20 PM »
My printer does not work since I installed the updated driver. I do not see the "See overview" I have to click to uninstall the update.

Hi,

Could you clarify what you see? Which version of the app do you have?
Perhaps you can add a screenshot as an attachment here.

If you have the latest version and you don't see "See overview" but instead "SEE OUTDATED", then you can click on it and follow the rest of the steps a mentioned here:https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/Driver-Updater-FAQ/#idt_5110

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Re: Can the driver updates be rolled back?
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2020, 08:58:09 AM »
Thank you for your answer.

I uninstalled the update, I have the previous printer driver back (so Avast Driver Updater says...) but still the same problem !

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Re: Can the driver updates be rolled back?
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2020, 02:58:07 PM »
Thank you for your answer.

I uninstalled the update, I have the previous printer driver back (so Avast Driver Updater says...) but still the same problem !
What error messages are you getting? What printer? Make and Model. How is the printer connected?
Screenshots may also be helpful.

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