Method 1:

Open a command prompt
set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1

Then open up Device Manager  devmgmt.msc

Click View and then click Show Hidden Devices
Expand each section and look for devices that are dimmed
You can then right click them and choose Uninstall to remove

Method 2:
Right click on My Computer icon and select Properties
Click the Advanced tab
Click the Environment Variables button
In the lower part of the window just below the System variables box click on the New button
Variable Name = devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices
Variable Value = 1
then click OK to create the new variable
Click on OK buttons on remaining windows to close out of them
Now you will be able to start removing old devices
Then open up Device Manager
Click View and then click Show Hidden Devices
Expand each section and look for devices that are dimmed
You can then right click them and choose Uninstall to remove

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