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Last time I tried to uninstall virtualbox, it failed with a BSOD. Since then, I am unable to install any version of virtualbox. The uninstaller seem's to fail to. When i look in my network drivers list, the virtualbox driver's are still there ('VirtualBox Bridged Networking Driver Miniport'). I can do what ever I want, there is no way to uninstall them. I think there might be some registery that where not removed or something like that but I don't know how to remove them safely or what registery I should remove.
Thanks for your help.
Feb 18, 2011 at 9:04
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The registry keys for Oracle VirtualBox are located there:
Corresponding files in the file system:
VBoxDrv VirtualBox Support Drive:
VBoxNetAdpVirtualBox Host-Only Network Adapter Driver"
VBoxNetFltVirtualBox Bridged Networking Driver:
VBoxUSBMonVirtualBox USB Monitor Driver:
Suggested tool to finds these keys. disable, delete or access them in the file system or the registry:
MS TechNet Sysinternals Autoruns
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Feb 10, 2012 at 1:30
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Just go to your
Device Manager, expand the network adapters, right click virtualbox related network adapters and uninstall them!
Sep 26, 2014 at 20:01
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Okay, this was really really a hard one. I've tried a felt 100 things.
My solution (Windows 8) was
Uninstall VirtualBox and reboot
RunAsSystem and start "C:\Windows\regedit.exe" with it (You can check with TaskManager that it really runs as "System") Remove "
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\SUN_VBOXNETFLTMP" Remove the keys recommended by @climenole
Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\ROOT\NET and delete all "VirtualBo Host-Only ..." adapters.
Use something like CCleaner to clean the registry
Jul 10, 2013 at 7:52
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Download the version that you want to uninstall and execute it.
The installer will give you the option for Repair or Remove the Virtualbox version installed.
After the remove you will must reboot your computer.
Nov 6, 2014 at 11:07
A System Restore to the date before the installation should sort it.
Failing that, export:
Open the .reg file in notepad and substitute the HKEY_CURRENT_USER with HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Import the .reg file and reboot.
Feb 18, 2011 at 9:15
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