SlimDrivers Free

SlimDrivers Free

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 3104 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2.44488.900
  • Total Downloads:
    9,471,596
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 04, 2015
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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SlimDrivers scans for available updates for all of your drivers, and then manages the download and installation process for you. Rather than having to figure out which programs might be out of date and then checking for updates individually, you can use this program to significantly streamline the process and keep all programs running smoothly.

Pros

Quick scans: When you first open the app, you can quickly complete a scan with just the click of a button. The scan encompasses all drivers on your machine that could be out of date and identifies locations for available update downloads.

Intuitive interface: The controls for this program are straightforward, with a large button for initiating a scan. Once the scan is complete, you'll see a list of the programs with updates available, and you can opt to download that update straight through the app, or you can choose to ignore updates for certain programs. When you begin each download, you can also instruct the app to create a restore point, so that if anything goes wrong, you can recover your software intact up to that point.

Cons

Slow downloads: The downloads we attempted through this app took a very long time to complete, sometimes between five and ten minutes. There were also several instances in which they failed completely.

Self-promotion: This app features a lot of banner as well as pop-up ads promoting other programs by this developer or for their paid products, which offer automatic updates. The free program only makes it possible for you to download updates, manually.

Bottom Line

SlimDrivers is a good free option if you want a quick way to check for driver updates for various programs on your computer. It may be best to avoid downloading thorough the app, as that can be a bit of an arduous process, but getting the search results is a quick and straightforward process. Especially if you don't have a lot of drivers, it's worth checking out this app. It's possible that the paid programs this developer offers complete downloads more quickly, but unfortunately you'll have to pay to find out.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.0

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star 3
    • 4 star 0
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    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 1
  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 3104 votes

    • 5 star 2114
    • 4 star 670
    • 3 star 108
    • 2 star 72
    • 1 star 140
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5 stars

"Great Resource for New Laptops"

February 20, 2015

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.44488.900

Pros

Free driver updates
Fairly Fast
Very easy to use

Cons

Can only do one at a time without upgrading to pro version, but hey... it's FREE!!

Summary

I restored my laptop, and my bluetooth was refusing to work. So I was looking for something to update my drivers, and this was the first and best free service I have tried and worked perfectly.

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5 stars

"Very suitable for me to use, really"

February 10, 2015  |  By WaldnerMah

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.44488.900

Pros

Works great but could be a little more user friendly.

Cons

It is completely up to my expectation

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1 stars

"Now I have to reinstall windows"

February 08, 2015  |  By Trouble4u

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.44488.900

Pros

It found new drivers for everything in my system

Cons

All the drivers it did find were incorrect drivers and I cannot update them to the older working drivers..so now I have to reinstall windows to get this fixed...

Summary

Do not download this unless you really want a headache on your hands.

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5 stars

"easy, accurate and quick"

February 06, 2015  |  By abeken

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.44488.900

Pros

easy, accurate and quick

Cons

Sometimes when you tell it to ignore something you have to repeat that input over and over, not a big issue but an annoying one.

Summary

I have been very happy with this especially at the price of FREE. It has worked fine for me the couple of years I have used it.

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1 stars

"Very disappointed"

February 03, 2015  |  By shikishinfuni

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.32705.52095

Pros

I decided to use this instead of DRIVER BOOSTER 2' and wish I hadn't.

Cons

It informed me that my realtek drivers needed upgrading so i went ahead and downloaded it. I spent the next hour and a half in recovery mode after it had wiped all memory of realtek from my computer, obviously rendering my computer soundless. The strange thing is I use SLIM CLEANER and that said all my drivers were in up to date condition. So who do you believe?

Summary

If it works leave it alone.

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5 stars

"This is a great product"

February 02, 2015  |  By BiceSole

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.32705.52095

Pros

Very needful application for my computer.

Cons

Nothing, its a great program!

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5 stars

"It's free and top of the line."

January 28, 2015  |  By SalingSeminario

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.32705.52095

Pros

It's free and top of the line.
It's just great. Super easy to operate and understand.

Cons

No bad comments yet

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5 stars

"no cost at all"

January 18, 2015

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.32705.52095

Pros

its free of charge

Cons

you cant update all driuvers together

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5 stars

"Very suitable for me to use, really"

January 06, 2015  |  By RamsayCrowell

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.32705.52095

Pros

Appearance is very beautiful, I love it

Cons

No cons, quite happy with it.

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5 stars

"Works well with no problems"

January 06, 2015  |  By dockside58

 |  Version: SlimDrivers Free 2.2.32705.52095

Pros

Clean, functional, & does what it's supposed to do.

Cons

None that I have come across.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.2.44488.900
Version 2.2.44488.900 includes improvements to application behavior with minor bug fixes and UI updates.
General
Publisher SlimWare Utilities
Publisher web site http://www.slimwareutilities.com
Release Date January 28, 2015
Date Added February 04, 2015
Version 2.2.44488.900
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Operating Systems & Updates
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 906.32KB
File Name SlimDrivers-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 9,471,596
Downloads Last Week 53,541
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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