DriverMax

DriverMax

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 3155 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.61
  • Total Downloads:
    14,610,733
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 01, 2015
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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DriverMax Free Edition 7.29 scans, identifies, and updates your PC's hardware drivers automatically, one by one. It also backs up and restores drivers, keeps track of downloaded drivers, and identifies hardware without drivers. The freeware is limited to two driver downloads per day, at lower priority, and has other limitations compared to the Pro Edition.

Pros

Driver tune-up: A tune-up keeps your car running smoothly and reliably; updating your drivers does much the same for your PC. If updating drivers seems intimidating, DriverMax can take away some of the mystery.

Driver Ed: The freeware is fully functional, so the two-a-day limit is only an issue when you're updating drivers in batches. Nothing is stopping you from updating drivers the usual way (using the Device Manager), either.

Backup and restore: DriverMax can back up and restore your drivers, and it asks to create a Restore Point before installing new drivers.

Cons

Account required: You must create an online account to use DriverMax's Web-based tools. It's free, fairly unobtrusive, and relatively painless. But some users might care, so we're mentioning it.

Speed limits: Pro users have priority over free accounts in driver downloads. But a one-at-a-time, take-your-time approach to updating drivers usually means fewer crashes, conflicts, and blue screen errors.

Bottom Line

The free version of DriverMax has some limits compared to the Pro edition, but once you've updated all your drivers and set DriverMax on daily watch for new updates, you're unlikely to need to install more than two drivers at a time. For us, the most important thing is to know when updates are available, and DriverMax Free Edition does the job nicely.

 
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5 stars

"Excellent Driver updater"

June 30, 2015  |  By ladyrobina4

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.60

Pros

I love this program. It makes updating drivers easy. The driver backup function is also excellent.

Cons

Occasionally a driver needs to be rolled back, but DriverMax handles that effortlessly.

Summary

Love it.

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1 stars

"FALSE INFROMATION ON UPDATES."

June 23, 2015  |  By QuentinTarantino

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.59

Pros

I LIKE NOTHING ABOUT THIS PRODUCT, NOTING AT ALL, IT LIES.

Cons

ITS TELLING ME I HAVE 35 DRIVERS OUT OF DATE, YEAH RIGHT, HA HA.ALSO ADDS FALSE PROGRAMMES AND ADS.ALSO TRIED TO AUTO START IN START UP.

Summary

NOT WORTH THE FALSE RISK, YOU CAN CHECK YOUR OWN DRIVER UPDATES EASILY.

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1 stars

"2 FREE DWNLDS A DAY? ... B/S!"

June 14, 2015  |  By kowan09

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.59

Pros

not bad so far

Cons

did NOT live up to promise of 2 free downloads a day. That's FALSE ADVERTISING!

Summary

After a few days and 8 downloads, I was stopped from further downloads. It demanded me to upgrade to PRO to get more that 10 downloads per MONTH!

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5 stars

"Excellent Driver Update manager"

June 10, 2015  |  By atunis58041

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.59

Pros

One must be VERY careful when updating drivers, as it is very easy to bork your computer by installing an incorrect driver (which I have done)..Drivermax seems to have one of the best archive of drivers of any similar service, which helps to prevent the installation of incorrect drivers..Plus, it's easy to use, even for a novice.

Cons

I would counsel everyone to be careful when updating drivers, and, if possible, use more than one service to identify the correct driver before initiating an update. Even Drivermax occasionally gets the wrong driver, which can easily happen as there are literally millions of drivers available.

Summary

Over the years, I have used nearly all commercially available driver update software products, and Drivermax has been consistently the best service available. When I get a new computer, reinstall an operating system or look for new drivers, I always go first to Drivermax.

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5 stars

"Excelente produto"

June 09, 2015  |  By V_harry

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.59

Pros

Downloads sem problemas, rápido, transmite segurança com as opções que apresenta, tais como backup, criação de pontos de restauração.

Cons

Na versão gratuita informa que é permitido até 2 atualizações mas muitas vezes só permite uma

Summary

Até o presente momento parece ser o melhor software deste segmento.

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4 stars

"For free it's pretty good - shame about the malware."

June 08, 2015  |  By Roger Riley

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.59

Pros

Very easy to download and install - easy to scan your system - easy to see new replacement driver options - easy to back up your system and finally easy to download and install new drivers. I also like the inquiry afterwards asking whether the driver update had been successful.

Cons

Why does it have to come with malware for goodness sake? There has got to be a better way to justify a free program.

Summary

I really like it - it has helped me sort out a computer upgrade from Windows XP to 8.1 where old programs and hardware were no longer supported by the drivers I had.

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5 stars

"BEST DRIVER UPDATER. wow far-far better than it' peers."

June 06, 2015  |  By venkatasubramanian a

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.58

Pros

wonderful to have such a free driver update with the an intuitive interface downloading exact latest driver from it's really extensive driver database. worth waiting a day to have two more latest drivers installed.
far better than it's peers and we can always go for it with outstretched welcoming hands, performs exceedingly well with updated drivers. good to have always such a free wonderfully performing application through cnet downloads.

Cons

malware presence cannot be avoided in the free version

Summary

Everything is working really good, and have everything always updated with the correct exact latest available update, but the thing about free user is a little bit restricting, I hope they could add some more free downloads, but basically is far-far better than other programs on driver updates.

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5 stars

"Super easy to use program!"

May 25, 2015  |  By crosfield2010

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.58

Pros

This program has improved so much!

Cons

Don't really have a bad word to say about it!

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4 stars

"Excelente programa para actualizar tu PC"

May 16, 2015

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.58

Pros

Este programa es muy sencillo de usar , solo instalas, escaneas y listo!.
Tendrás una lista detallada de los controladores que tienes actualizados y los que no, y con solo un cllick tendrás el driver disponible para ser instalado, además por tu seguridad antes de instalar el nuevo driver te permite realizar un punto de restauración, ¿ya mencioné que es gratis ?

Cons

sólo dos actualizaciones por día =(

Summary

No necesitas instalar nada adicional si no lo deseas, buen trabajo y felicitaciones a DriverMax

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4 stars

"BEST DRIVER UPDATER"

May 13, 2015  |  By Oliver Etoquilla

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.57

Pros

Hey guys if you are in need of a program to update your driver easily and quickly then this DriverMax is the answer of that. I already tested it and proven that it will work and does what it says.

Cons

Even though you can only update 2 drivers everyday and wait for another day but waits worth because it downloads and installs the correct driver for you.

Summary

Effortless and you can do your other job than finding drivers in a whole day.
Less Expensive because there is no need for you to buy as soon as possible and nothing to worry about because they will be the one to find the right drivers in your machine. Thanks to developers.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.61
Version 7.61 solves a bug that was affecting Windows XP users only.
General
Publisher Innovative Solutions
Publisher web site http://www.innovative-sol.com
Release Date July 01, 2015
Date Added July 01, 2015
Version 7.61
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Operating Systems & Updates
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 5.52MB
File Name drivermax_7_61_cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 14,610,733
Downloads Last Week 23,693
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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