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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great Software"

    July 24, 2015  |   By culerus

    Version: DriverMax 7.63

    Pros

    Keeps my drivers up to date, it detect changes before Windows Update or any other standard tool. No Spyware, No malware, No Spam

    Cons

    Well... The free version allow me to download just 2 drivers per day... but I think thats fair :(

    Summary

    Must try

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  • 5.0 stars

    "The best of its kind that I've tried - quick and secure"

    July 24, 2015  |   By Philip_Goddard

    Version: DriverMax 7.63

    Pros

    (paid for version)
    ** Fast downloads
    ** Straightforward trouble-free one-click batch installation
    ** Security - version of each found driver shown, and option to find alternative versions
    ** Security - the after-installation / reboot questionnaire ensures that any issues or doubts are reported at once, which suggests that Innovative Solutions are really on-the-ball in maintaining / developing this program.
    ** Program startup - option for it not to start automatically with Windows, which is great as I don't want it hanging around using resources when actually I want it to scan only once a week or month (haven't decided yet).

    Cons

    ('free' version)
    ** Of course, the tiresome limitations of that version (limit on number of downloads per day / month and a crippled download speed)
    ** A rather shabby trick was, when I uninstalled the 'free' version during my series of trials of different programs, my browser was opened on a page offering me a supposedly unrefusable low-price offer to persuade me to buy a licence. That very low price turned out to be just the price for ONE MONTH - not a year as one would reasonably expect - so it was not at all a bargain, and I promptly closed that mischievous page! That behaviour was effectively dishonest, and Innovative Solutions should be ashamed of themselves sinking to that sort of shabby behaviour, seeking to trick people into purchasing.

    (paid-for version)
    ** The price is a bit high for me really.
    ** I couldn't find a means of selecting a group of listed drivers for batch downloading, so had to successively click on the Download button for each required driver.

    Summary

    I'd run into a problem with SlimDrivers, which had started irretrievable misbehaving on my system (uninstall and careful clean-up, then reinstall failed to fix it), so then researched very carefully online before finally settling on DriverMax despite its being a bit pricey for me. Despite its slowness and obstructions in the 'free' version, I was impressed even then by the way it went about the downloading and installing, and giving proper details of the downloaded drivers.

    With the paid version, it just sailed through the remaining fairly long list of drivers that needed updating, and with only one non-critical installation failure. I'd never had that sort of experience before with driver updates!

    It would be most constructive for people to regard the 'free' version with good grace as simply a particular type of trialware, and it would be better if Innovative Solutions actually described it thus. Then there would surely be less criticism of that version.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Me ayuda a encontrar los drivers correctos"

    July 19, 2015  |  

    Version: DriverMax 7.62

    Pros

    se encuentra drivers efectivos y rapidamente sin necesidad de buscarlos en toda la red y mas aun descarga rapidamente...!

    Cons

    en la version free solo se permite 2 descargas por dia y no todos contamos con version free por cuetiones de tarjetas de credito y otra cosa q se actualiza mucho el programa y no se nota mucho cambio de imagen..

    Summary

    DriverMax es la mejor herramienta para buscar los controladores o drivers correctos para tu pc y sobre todo q son garantizados de q funcionen en tu equipo y no te dan problema de uso y mas aun que sus descargas son muy rapidas su gestor de descarga y servidor son muy buenos no tienen ningun tipo de falla y no se han caido temporalmente como otro servidores..
    Muy buen programa nos ayuda siempre y mas en momentos de apuros :D

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great Program"

    July 11, 2015  |   By Lonsumlvr

    Version: DriverMax 7.61

    Pros

    fixes outdated drives

    Cons

    free version you can only download two files per day.

    Summary

    it a great working program

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  • 5.0 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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  • 1.0 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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  • 1.0 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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  • 5.0 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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  • 5.0 stars

    "Excelente produto"

    June 9, 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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  • 4.0 stars

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

    June 8, 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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