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Windows SysAdmin: Dealing With The Bullshit#

Drivers#

  • find bad offender's by looking at zombie processes using Pavel's Object Explorer
  • ex: Razer's shitty GameManagerService.exe that's forced on users for no reason
  • list/inspect
  • AutoRuns
  • DriverView
  • DevManView
  • InstalledDriverList
  • command line

    Batchfile
    driverquery /V
    pnputil /enum-drivers
    pnputil /enum-devices 
    pnputil /enum-interfaces
    

  • delete

  • BCUninstaller
  • BleachBit
  • command line

    Batchfile
    pnputil /delete-driver oem####.inf /uninstall /force
    

    PowerShell
    Get-CimInstance Win32_SystemDriver -Filter "name='LGBusEnum'" | Invoke-CimMethod -MethodName Delete
    Get-CimInstance Win32_SystemDriver -Filter "name='LGJoyXlCore'" | Invoke-CimMethod -MethodName Delete
    Get-CimInstance Win32_SystemDriver -Filter "name='LGVirHid'" | Invoke-CimMethod -MethodName Delete
    Get-CimInstance Win32_SystemDriver -Filter "name='LVRS64'" | Invoke-CimMethod -MethodName Delete
    

Last update: 2022-11-15