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After installing Windows 10, I was having problems with my Wi-Fi adapter. It would lose the ability to see networks after a few minutes of operation. I attempted to uninstall the drivers and software with the intent of reinstalling the drivers afterward as part of the troubleshooting process. However, uninstalling hangs during the initial screen and will remain hung for at least six hours (overnight). Out of desperation, I did attempt to install drivers over the old driver.
This also hangs the system. How do I get rid of these old drivers? Is anyone else having issues with Wi-Fi adapters with Windows 10?
All right, it's probably bad form to answer one's own question, but I did come up with a solution. First, I had to disable the device, the Wi-Fi adapter in this case.
Then, I had to disconnect it from the system and shut down the computer. There is a chance that the existing driver, even though it is disabled, will interfere with the shut down process.
It did for me; I had to manually, press the off switch, shut down the computer. Brother Twain Driver Windows 10. After shutting down, I restarted and uninstalled the drivers. In my case, I reinstalled the drivers, and my adapter now works without any issues. From what I know, the driver is causing issues.