DriverMax

DriverMax

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 3080 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.35
  • Total Downloads:
    13,592,228
  • Date Added:
    August 01, 2012
  • File Size:
    5.53MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    35,916
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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Your computer system's drivers tell your hardware and software what to do. Without up-to-date drivers, your system won't perform to its full potential and might even experience problems. Obsolete drivers can sometimes even leave vulnerabilities and security holes that have been fixed in updates that you don't have, and why? Because updating drivers is a nuisance falling somewhere between an oil change and a dentist's appointment, that's why; and it's worse still if you're the sort of user who depends on a PC yet has no earthly idea what goes on inside the box (and like it that way, thank you very much). So, get DriverMax from Innovative Solutions. This free cloud-based tool helps you download and install up-to-date drivers practically painlessly. You'll need to create a free user account to make DriverMax work.

DriverMax scanned our PC during setup and displayed our drivers in a compact view, with up-to-date drivers marked in green and those with available updates in red. The scan found eight available updates. We simply had to click Download to get the drivers, select More Options to view an information box with links to other drivers and options, or click a Help icon to access related information. The drivers all come from a variety of sites and often download and install in different ways, too, so the ability to view other available drivers and documentation can make a big difference.

When you download a driver in the free version of DriverMax, a Web page opens with information and a download link. The Pro upgrade downloads drivers directly within the DriverMax interface, but we don't have a problem with an intermediate step since "slow, steady, and careful" (and plenty of info) add up to trouble-free upgrades and smooth sailing from then on. Of course, you can also use DriverMax as a guide for updating drivers individually using their own programs (where available). DriverMax also backs up and restores your drivers (backup = good). DriverMax proved superior to similar driver maintenance tools we've tried, with a quality look and feel; we recommend it for users of all skill levels.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.4

    out of 97 votes

    • 5 star 65
    • 4 star 19
    • 3 star 5
    • 2 star 4
    • 1 star 4
  • All Versions

    4.0

    out of 3080 votes

    • 5 star 1487
    • 4 star 836
    • 3 star 274
    • 2 star 161
    • 1 star 322
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5 stars

"The Best of The Best"

September 05, 2012  |  By jbucsfan1

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

Very easy to use

Cons

only 2 free downloads per day (free users)

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5 stars

"Un excelente Actualizador de controladores de hardware."

September 05, 2012  |  By iSatras

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

La rapidez de busqueda, bajada e intalacion de los controladores de la version pro. Hasta este momento no a fallado con los controladores adecuados para el hardware de cada computadora donde lo tengo instalado.

Cons

Al parecer en la version free no hay la rapidez de busqueda, bajada e intalacion de los controladores.

Summary

Excelente Programa

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5 stars

"Good software, easy to understand,Great program."

September 04, 2012  |  By kethaprathap

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

simple to use, helps to update latest drivers, ultimate fast.

Cons

Sad to have only two drivers download for update per day.

Summary

thanks for the CNET for recommending this software!!!

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4 stars

"Great Product"

September 03, 2012  |  By aloneinthepunk

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

My comp is running so smoothly

Cons

only 2 downloads per day on free version.....

Summary

overall awesome product would recommend

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5 stars

"excelent product"

September 03, 2012  |  By neoperation

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

this software is very fast , and have all drivers that you need

Cons

i dont have any cons

Summary

is good option for people who wants all the drivers in their computers

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5 stars

"Recommended driver updater by illusionniste!"

September 03, 2012  |  By illusionniste

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

Quick and Easy Update

Cons

2 download for free users is not enough. But better than 0 :)

Summary

You are always UP with DriverMax. And dont forget that you can backup and restore drivers installed.

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5 stars

"A very good driver update software"

September 02, 2012  |  By tigerw77

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

DriverMax is easy to use and very reliable.

Cons

none so far

Summary

Thanks Cnet for recommending this software download.

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5 stars

"updates out of date drivers with the click of the mouse"

September 02, 2012  |  By redkron

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

Its completely FREE!

Cons

I haven't found anything bad about driver max.

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5 stars

"Easy interface, works well"

September 02, 2012  |  By DM_Deleter

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

There is lots of information about what to do when you are starting the program. It was a bit daunting at first, however, it becomes easier as times goes by.

Cons

Anyone using the program must realize that they should always check out the major downloads. There can be disagreement between the actual website for the download and DriverMax. However, with the restore points available that problem can be overcome.
The "2-download" limit per day for free users can be pain but I understand as they have to make money on their software as well.

Summary

I use the program to keep my wife's computer, my daughter's computer as well as my own up to date as much as possible.

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5 stars

"Relieved having a genuine, reliable & accurate software"

September 02, 2012  |  By jelavia

 |  Version: DriverMax 6.35

Pros

Its a complete software. Provides backup and restore options. Information on latest drivers whether signed or unsigned with usage ratings. Very thankful for a scamfree free version! 100% accurate results for drivers.

Cons

I don't see any cons..

Summary

Hope the free version continues. what would I do without it?

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.35
Version 6.35 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Innovative Solutions
Publisher web site http://www.innovative-sol.com
Release Date July 31, 2012
Date Added August 01, 2012
Version 6.35
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Operating Systems & Updates
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 5.53MB
File Name drivermax_7_45_cnet.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 13,592,228
Downloads Last Week 35,916
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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