Description of Problem 100000035036
How do I remove or uninstall the Brother DS Scanner from my
computer?Description of Solution 200000044878
How do I remove or uninstall the Brother DS scanner?
Please disconnect the USB cable from the computer, if it is
The first step is to remove the Brother DS Scanner from
Device Manager. Please follow the steps below for best results.
NOTE: Images below are from a Windows 8 environment.
Your images may differ slightly on alternative operating systems.
1. For Windows 8 and
8.1 users do the following to access the device manager:
2. Right Click on the
Computer tile, a checkmark will appear in the corner of the tile, and a
menu bar will appear at the bottom of the screen.
Manage. Then choose MANAGE from the ribbon menu in the
window that appears.
Continue at Step 7
For all other Windows OS types,
please start here.
4. Click on the START
5. Right-Click on
Computer or MY Computer icon.
Manage from the pop-up menu.
Computer Management console will launch.
8. Choose Device
9. In the Right-Pane,
expand the Disk Drives section.
10. Right-Click on the Brother DS
Scanner you wish to remove.
11. Click on Uninstall from the
12. The device will be removed from your
13. You may also note that the
corresponding drive letter in the lower section Portable Devices has also
To completely remove the Brother DS Scanner from your
system, you will also have to remove the software and associated scanning
applications that were originally installed.
Please continue below to complete the removal
14. Removal of Software Driver
15. To remove the software driver and
applications you must do the following as well.
16. Click on the START button.
17. Choose All Programs.
18. Expand the Brother Scanner folder on
the Start menu.
19. Choose Uninstall Driver or just
20. Follow the prompts to remove the
driver and associated scanning applications from your computer.
21. On earlier versions of Windows, you
will be asked if you want to restart your computer. Please do so if
22. Removal is complete.