A new version of Driver Max has been released just recently.Driver Max is a software to backup all your Windows system drivers to be able to import them again at a later date. The user may select the drivers that he would like to backup in case it is only some of them that he would like to have a backup of.
Once the backup of the drivers has been created it can be imported again at any time using Driver Max again. This is great if you have to reinstall your system because you could update all drivers in one go with just one restart required afterwards.
Another application would be in companies that use the same type of hardware on many of their computers. They could use Driver Max to update all of their computers with the latest drivers speeding up the process.
The 'Check for Driver Updates' function did not seem to work properly though. Nothing happened after clicking the button that is supposed to check if updates for my drivers exist. It could be that none exist but a short message that this is the case would be appropriate and less confusing for the user.
Update: Please note that you do need a Driver Max account before you even can use the latest version of the program to scan for driver updates. Account creation is free on the other hand and once you are done with it, you can use the program to scan for driver updates using the application.
Driver Max supports all recent versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system including the recently released Windows 8 but not Windows RT where it can't be installed on. The program can detect internal and external devices and drivers needed to run them.
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