FRITZ!WLAN Stick AC 860 Service - Knowledge Base
Uninstalling the FRITZ!WLAN Stick
The FRITZ!WLAN Stick's driver integrates your FRITZ!WLAN Stick into your computer's operating system and is installed as soon as you connect the FRITZ!WLAN Stick to the computer. If you want to uninstall the driver and remove it from the computer, we recommend using the latest driver software from our website to uninstall the FRITZ!WLAN Stick's driver quickly and easily. If you are unable to download the latest driver software from our website, you can also uninstall it using the Windows Device Manager.
1 Using the latest driver to uninstall
- Download the latest driver for the FRITZ!WLAN Stick from our download area.
- Unzip the ZIP file to your computer, for example to the Desktop.
- Double-click the file "avm_fritz!wlan_usb_stick [...].exe".
- Click "Yes" and "Next" until the window "Welcome to the Windows setup for the AVM FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick" appears.
- Click "Continue" and select "Removal" in the next window. If you cannot select "Removal", the driver has not been installed yet. In this case, click "Cancel".
Fig.: Using the latest driver to uninstall the FRITZ!WLAN Stick
- Confirm with "Next".
2 Using the Windows Device Manager to uninstall
- Press the keyboard shortcut Windows key + Pause key.
- The window with basic information about your computer opens.
- Click "Device Manager".
- Open the device class "Network adapters".
- Right-click "AVM FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick" and select "Uninstall".
Fig.: Using the Device Manager to uninstall the FRITZ!WLAN Stick
- Follow the instructions.