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How to properly uninstall the Linksys WUSB6300

The Linksys WUSB6300 features the Wireless-AC technology that upgrades your computer to the latest Wi-Fi® standard.  It can provide faster and a more reliable internet connection with speeds of up to 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz band.

This article will help you properly uninstall the Linksys wireless USB adapter on your computer.
 
Select your computer’s operating system (OS) below for specific instructions:
 

Windows® 10
Windows® 8 / 8.1
OS X®


Windows® 10

Step 1:
Click the Windows User-added image icon on your desktop, then type "control panel".
 

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Step 2:
Click Control Panel.
 

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Step 3:
Click on Programs or Programs and Features.
 

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Step 4:
Locate and select WUSB6300, then click Uninstall.  Click Remove once the Setup Wizard begins.

 

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NOTE:  If the WUSB6300 is not on the list, then you can safely uninstall the driver from the Device Manager.

 

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Step 5:
You will be prompted to restart the computer.  Click Restart Now and remove the Linksys WUSB6300 adapter, or you may click Restart Later instead.

 

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Windows® 8 / 8.1
 

Step 1:
On the Charms bar, click on Search.


Step 2:
Enter “programs and features” in the search field.  Make sure you click on the Settings option.

 

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Step 3:
Click Programs and Features.
 

 

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Step 4:
Locate and select WUSB6300, then click Uninstall.  Click Remove once the Setup Wizard begins.

 

 
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NOTE:  If the WUSB6300 is not on the list, then you can safely uninstall the driver from the Device Manager.
 

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Step 5:
You will be prompted to restart.  Click Restart Now and remove the WUSB6300 adapter, or you may click Restart Later.

 


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Step 6:
Click Finish if restarting later and disconnect the Linksys WUSB6300.

 

 
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Removing the standalone drivers from Device Manager

If you do not see the WUSB6300 in the Programs list, you can remove the drivers from Device Manager.

Step 1:
Go to Device Manager > Network Adapters.

Step 2:
Right-click on the WUSB6300 adapter, check the box and click Uninstall.

 

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OS X®
 

Step 1:
Download the Setup Utility for your Linksys wireless USB adapter from the Linksys WUSB6300 Downloads page.  For step-by-step instructions on how to do this, click here.
 

Step 2:
Locate the downloaded folder and double-click on the Setup Utility file to unzip the contents.   

Step 3:
Double click on Uninstall.pkg file.
 

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Step 4:
This will start the uninstall process.  Click Continue.
 

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Step 5:
Select the Install for all users of this computer option and click Continue.
 

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NOTE:  If you want to change the installation location, click Change Install Location....

 

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Step 6:
Click Install.  If you are prompted to enter your Mac OS login credentials, enter your Username and Password and click Install Software.
 

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 Wait for the uninstall process to be completed.
 

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Step 7:
Once completed, click Close.

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Step 8:
Disconnect the Linksys wireless USB adapter.

 

You should now have successfully uninstalled the Linksys wireless USB adapter.

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