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How to Remove ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver
By  Super Admin  | Published  11/15/2007 | Drivers | Unrated
How to Remove ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver

Do NOT install ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver.

Your graphics card will stop working and in device manager under Display Adapters you will get the following error:
This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. If you want to use this device, you will need to disable one of the other devices on this system. (Code 12)

How to Remove:
1. Device Manager
2. System Devices
3. Right Click ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver and select Uninstall.
4. Tick Delete the driver software for this device (IMPORTANT)
5. OK


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  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
    Following your steps eventually solved my problem (which was that all devices stopped working after I installed the 3GIO). After I uninstalled it per your above steps and restarted a pop-up box said "You absolutely positively must install NVIDIA or your devices won't work. Press Reinstall button now." So I sighed and reinstalled. Guess what! All devices started working normally. Pls check it out yourself and maybe expand your steps to include both uninstall AND reinstall. Also pls mention that the 3GIO is in fact an NVIDIA program so people won't be surprised when the name "NVIDIA" shows up during both processes. Thanks.
  • Comment #2 (Posted by an unknown user)
    the driver refuses to be deinstalled
  • Comment #3 (Posted by Bob)
    If it just keeps coming back after you delete and check the uninstall driver box open the properties of the ATI PCI Express (3GIO) Filter Driver then select the Details tab. Select the drop down box and choose 'Inf name'. Find that .INF inside the WindowsINF directory. To be sure open up that file and make sure it's the correct driver. You can manually rename or delete it. Then try the driver removal again and reboot. This time it shouldn't reinstall the ATI driver. For me it installed a 'PCI BUS' driver instead and the video driver was fixed again.
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