How to Uninstall the Intel® Display HDMI/Audio Driver


Install & Setup



Before proceeding to uninstall your driver, review the reasons for uninstalling listed below. In addition to the information below, the Installation_Readme.txt that came with your driver download contains more detailed instructions for uninstalling your Intel® Display HDMI/Audio Driver.

Reasons for uninstalling an Intel® Display HDMI/Audio Driver

  • A technical support representative prompts you, as part of troubleshooting an issue.
  • Your last driver installation didn't complete successfully, or ran into errors.
  • A previous driver had better functionality for your specific needs.
Note The Intel Display Audio driver is packaged with the Intel® graphics driver.

Uninstalling the Intel® Display Audio Driver or the Intel® HDMI Audio Driver via the Device Manager Method

For a quick review of the steps outlined in the video, read the points below.

  1. Disconnect from the internet to make sure the driver will not be automatically updated by Windows*.
  2. Open the Device Manager, using the steps provided for your operating system.
    • Windows 7*: Click Start, at the run prompt type: devmgmt.msc
    • Windows 8.1*, Windows® 10, and Windows 11*: Press the Windows key and the X key together, and select Device Manager.
  3. Expand the Sound, video and game controllers section.
  4. Find and right-click Intel Display Audio or Intel HDMI Display Audio.
  5. Select Uninstall.
  6. After the uninstall process finishes, restart the computer.
  7. If the Intel Display Audio or Intel HDMI Display Audio does not fully uninstall, repeat steps 2 through 4.

If you are looking to install a driver after uninstalling the previous driver, see How to Install an Intel® Graphics Driver in Windows® 10 & Windows 11*.

Note If you don't have Intel Display Audio or Intel HDMI Display Audio, contact your computer manufacturer for more information on how to uninstall the audio driver for your system. 
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