DriverMax

DriverMax

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 3148 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.58
  • Total Downloads:
    14,498,491
  • Date Added:
    May 15, 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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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.5

    out of 2 votes

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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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4 stars

"Worth the daily wait"

May 11, 2015  |  By Lonsumlvr

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.57

Pros

works well

Cons

cost too much for the underpaid person

Summary

if you want updated drivers and you can afford to pay the $34.95 per year. a great investment to keep your computer up to date.

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4 stars

"...simply: the best Driver monitor/downloader!"

May 10, 2015  |  By ozcolinb

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.57

Pros

Simple and easy to use, with an intuitive interface...

Cons

Erm, there are times when I just don't recognise what is a particular Driver, as it appears in the heading...it would be a great help to have a "What's this?" link, so one can check if it's appropriate.

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4 stars

"Huge Driver Database! :D"

April 30, 2015  |  By BayronH

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.56

Pros

It seems to have a really extensive driver database, way better than other programs alike, and everything up-to-date.

Cons

Only 2 free downloads per day...

Summary

Everything seems to works really good, and seems to have everything always updated, but the thing about free user is a little bit restricting, I hope they could add some more free downloads, but basically is way better than other programs on this matter.

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5 stars

"better than before"

April 30, 2015  |  By aktharfaisal1

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.56

Pros

Now i like it but problem is that each day 2 driver only

Cons

you can do it free or per day 4 driver

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4 stars

"It seems to be working well."

April 29, 2015  |  By KathiHR

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.56

Pros

It's very active and has updated numerous drivers on my new Toshiba laptop.

Cons

The RESTORE POINT doesn't seem to be working. When it asked if I wanted it to create a RESTORE POINT before installing the new drivers, I said YES. But an hour later it was still grinding away, trying to create a restore point. So I just skip that step.

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1 stars

"Malware, malware, malware"

April 23, 2015  |  By SJVD1980

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.56

Pros

None so far

Cons

You need to install some maleware with the software. A big no-no.

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1 stars

"Contains Virus"

April 21, 2015  |  By ianleblanc

 |  Version: DriverMax 7.55

Pros

none i can think of

Cons

contains virus "Riskware/OpenCandy" in ocsetuphlp.dll

Summary

Dont install - let alone even download.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.58
Version 7.58 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Innovative Solutions
Publisher web site http://www.innovative-sol.com
Release Date May 13, 2015
Date Added May 15, 2015
Version 7.58
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 5.48MB
File Name drivermax_7_58_cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 14,498,491
Downloads Last Week 23,151
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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