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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 512 votes out of 512 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0.3.393
  • Total Downloads:
    36,644,123
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 11, 2017
  • Price:
    Free; paid upgrade available

Editors' Review

IObit's Driver Booster 2 scans your PC for out-of-date drivers and updates them for you. It can scan automatically when you launch a program or when you connect a device. Or you can set fixed intervals for scans and update drivers one by one or all at once with a single click. Updates to Driver Booster 2 include faster downloads and an all-new user interface with skins.

Pros

Safe: Driver Booster 2 can back up drivers, create restore points before installing updates, and show only WHQL-tested drivers. The Ignored list comes in handy when older PCs and components can't use the latest drivers.

Fast and easy: In our tests, Driver Booster 2 downloaded and installed drivers much faster than we could -- assuming we would even have been aware of all the updates our system needed.

Reboot: Not sure if or when to reboot when updating drivers? Driver Booster 2 will tell you and do it automatically, if you tell it to in the program's settings.

Game-centric: Driver Booster 2 can identify gaming components and tweak drivers for improved gaming performance.

Cons

Alarming: Warnings about the risks posed by some out-of-date drivers seemed a bit dramatic.

Double-check: Some drivers that had downloaded and installed as a package required updating individually, even after rebooting. Fortunately, rescanning is fast and easy.

Bottom Line

Less-experienced users may get the greatest benefit from IObit Driver Booster 2, but even advanced users will appreciate its ability to update system drivers with the greatest of ease.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 5.0.3.393
  • Supported more than 1,000,000 official drivers.
  • New database architecture for more accurate and faster driver matching.
  • New scan engine connects to server via HTTPS for safer and faster scan.
  • New download engine for faster downloading speed.
  • New Auto Driver Update to automatically download and install drivers & game components when PC is idle.
  • New timeline design for Driver Update History.
  • Supported the latest driver installation rules of Windows 10 Build 14310 and later, like Anniversary Update and Creators Update.
  • Supported more game components including Visual C+2017 Redistributable, Silverlight 6, Microsoft XML, and Microsoft Games for Windows Marketplace.
  • Optimized Driver Backups & Restore for more convenient operation.
  • Enhanced Fix No Sound tool.
  • Brand-new intuitive UI.
  • Supported 48 languages.
General
Publisher IObit
Publisher web site http://www.iobit.com
Release Date October 11, 2017
Date Added October 11, 2017
Version 5.0.3.393
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Operating Systems & Updates
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 17.22MB
File Name driver_booster_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 36,644,123
Downloads Last Week 245,562
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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