How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

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nc2010
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How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by nc2010 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:14 pm

Do you know how to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by chrk » Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:25 pm

How to reset Live? | Ableton


Side effect: you'll need to set up your midi preferences again.

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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by nc2010 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 1:41 pm

It didn't work (even after preferences.cfg reset, the old ASIO devices are still displayed...)

BUT

it had, as side effect, the fact of having to rescan all VST devices :(

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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by chrk » Tue Feb 17, 2015 2:01 pm

nc2010 wrote:it had, as side effect, the fact of having to rescan all VST devices :(
Yes, that too. EVERYTHING goes back to factory defaults.
nc2010 wrote:It didn't work (even after preferences.cfg reset, the old ASIO devices are still displayed...)
Then that shan't be a Live specific problem.

Do those devices appear as well, when you chose the MME/DirectX driver type?

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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by Richie Witch » Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:27 pm

If you're running Windows, you can uninstall the drivers at the Add/Remove Programs screen in the Control Panel. Once you uninstall them there, they won't show up in Ableton anymore.

If you're on a Mac? /shrug
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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by chrk » Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:29 pm

Richie Witch wrote:If you're on a Mac? /shrug
ASIO is a Windows-only model.
If you're running Windows, you can uninstall the drivers at the Add/Remove Programs screen in the Control Panel. Once you uninstall them there, they won't show up in Ableton anymore.
The caption on the screenshot claims, he's already uninstalled the drivers, but meybe the uninstallers haven't done a good job of it, or he hasn't even used them.

You are able to deactivate, uninstall (with a delete driver files option) from the Windows Device Manager. Not a good idea, becaus it only handles the Windows audio system, it's not aware of ASIO or the several control applications that are installed with the drivers and wouldn't handle a ton of registry entries.

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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by Richie Witch » Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:26 pm

chrk wrote:The caption on the screenshot claims, .
There's a screenshot? Oh, must be blocked here at work. :oops:
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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by nc2010 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:39 pm

The solution finally was to search the device name in regedit.exe (with F3) and delete all references to them.

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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by Gh0s » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:37 am

nc2010 wrote:The solution finally was to search the device name in regedit.exe (with F3) and delete all references to them.

THANKS, not a lot of people have this problem apparently.
regedit.exe and F3 search successsfully removed my old ASIO v1 driver

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Re: How to remove old ASIO devices from Device list?

Post by le barde » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:48 am

Yes, thanks for that !!

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