Windows Driver Store
Windows 10 has a concept of the Driver Store. It is a write-protected directory where Windows keeps many drivers it has sourced from… wherever, because… reasons.
The Driver Store is located at:
I learned about it during the first attempt to enable the Windows 10 Core Isolation feature. There was a handful of drivers, most likely left-overs from my experiments with the embedded systems, which were not even loaded by Windows, but whose mere presence in the Driver Store would not let Windows enable Core Isolation.
- To list the drivers in the Driver Store, use
- To remove a driver from the Driver Store,