Rollback the "u-blox Universal GNSS" sensor to the default "USB Serial Device"

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Once you configure your ublox GNSS receiver to work as a "Windows Location Sensor" device, the default "USB Serial Device" will no longer be available. If you need to rollback your GNSS receiver as a "USB Serial Device", please follow the below instructions.


1. Go to "Device Manager" --> "Sensors", right click "u-blox Universal GNSS" and select "properties".

Select the "Driver" tab, click the "Uninstall Device" button.

uninstall Windows Location Sensors of RTK GNSS receiver

2. Check the "Delete the driver software for this device" option. And press the "Uninstall" button. 

uninstall Windows location sensors - RTK GNSS receiver


3. To verify whether the uninstallation was successful, in "Device Manager", right click the computer and select "Scan for hardware changes" 

Uninstall Windows Location Sensor - RTK GNSS Receiver


4. If the uninstallation was successful, the "u-blox Universal GNSS" sensor will disappear. And a new "USB Serial Device (COMxx) will show up as below.

Uninstall Windows Location Sensor - RTK GNSS


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