Installing Boot Camp in Windows 10 running on a Mac computer is easy. But if you want to uninstall Boot Camp or Boot Camp services, the process is little cumbersome.
If you navigate to the Control Panel, you will see Boot Camp Services entry, but the problem is that it doesn’t offer an uninstall option. When you select or right-click on Boot Camp Services entry, you don’t get Uninstall option. The same annoyance continues in the Settings as well.
So, how do you uninstall Boot Camp Services from your Windows 10 installation? Well, there are two easy ways to uninstall and remove Boot Camp Services and drivers from Windows 10.
Please note that Boot Camp drivers are essential for smooth functioning of keyboard, trackpad, webcam, and other devices on your Mac while running Windows 10 operating system. If you uninstall Boot Camp Services, these devices might not work properly.
Method 1 of 2
Uninstall Boot Camp services from Windows 10 using its setup
Go for this method if you have drivers and setup file of Boot Camp. If not, skip to Method 2 of this guide (scroll down to see).
NOTE: This is the official way of uninstalling Boot Camp Services from Windows 10. So, if you don’t have Boot Camp setup file, we recommend downloading it and then follow with given below directions.
Step 1: Open up the folder containing Boot Camp drivers and setup file and navigate to the following folder:
Step 2: Under the Apple folder, locate BootCamp.msi file, right-click on it and then click Uninstall option.
Step 3: Click Yes button when you get the following confirmation prompt.
If you get the User Account Control prompt, click Yes button.
Boot Camp Services will be removed from your Windows 10 installation in a minute or two.
You don’t need to reinstall the computer.
You can now either install a fresh copy of Boot Camp (if that’s reason why you removed Boot Camp) or continue using Windows 10 without help of Boot Camp drivers.
Method 2 of 2
Uninstall Boot Camp Using Microsoft Program install & Uninstall
Microsoft offers a tool called Program Install and Uninstall Troubleshooter to force uninstall programs that you can’t remove via Control Panel or Settings. Here is how to use this tool to remove Boot Camp Services from Windows 10.
Step 1: Download Program Install and Uninstall tool from here and run the same. Click Next button.
Step 2: Next, you will get “Are you having a problem installing or uninstalling a program?” screen. Click Uninstalling option.
Step 3: You will now see a list of all programs installed on your PC. Boot Camp Services should appear near the top of the list. Select Boot Camp Services entry and then click Next button.
Step 4: Click Yes, try uninstall option. The tool might take a few minutes to remove Boot Camp Services.
Once done, you will see the following screen with “Fixed” message. You may close the troubleshooter now.
Step 5: Reboot your PC now remove the Boot Camp Services.
On some PCs, the Boot Camp icon in the system tray might continue to appear even after uninstalling the Boot Camp Services using this method. You can ignore that and hide it from the tray.