Uninstalling the ZebraDesigner Driver

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To avoid potential conflicts or installation issues, it’s highly recommended any existing ZDesigner drivers are removed before installing a new version of the driver.


Applies To

ZebraDesigner Driver

Excludes ZP Series Printers used for shipping vendor applications. (Use the vendor's printer driver)


The ZebraDesigner driver can be removed simply by accessing the list of printer drivers installed on your PC. In Windows XP for example, you can select Start/Settings/Printers and Faxes to access the list of printer drivers. You can then right click the driver and select Delete. The driver and associated files will be removed.

In Windows 7 click the Start button in the bottom left corner and select Device and Printers to access the list of printer drivers.  You can then highlight the driver and click the Remove device option.  The driver and associated files will be removed.  

The Printer Installation Wizard with Version and later can be used to remove all drivers from the computer including drivers staged in the driver store.  Wherever the driver files were inflated, the PrnInst.exe file can be executed to start the Printer Installation Wizard.  This would be the preferred method to remove installed drivers.

1. Navigate to the ZebraDesigner Folder where the Driver was unzipped.

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2. Run the PrnInst.exe file to start the Wizard

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3. The new option to Remove Preloaded Drivers can be used to check for and to remove any existing instances of Preloaded Driver files from previous versions of the ZDesigner driver.  

4. Uncheck the latest version of the Driver that you want to keep.

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5. When you click Next the removal process will execute

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6. If you encounter an error during removal review these additional instructions. 

- Windows XP and below instructions Read More>>

- Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Server 2008 or above. Using the Microsoft Print Management tool is recommended for these operating systems Read More>>