While buying old PC/LAPTOP in your office or home ,you may faced the problem of Device Drivers malfunctioning , to overcome this problem you may have to re-install them from driver CD(compact disk),but there may be chance that your seller didn’t provide you the driver CD at time of selling due to some reasons,like it may damage or lost the CD So what should we do to get our drivers?
The first way is ,just get the drivers either from vendors website or just start searching on the cloud ,this process may take lots of time to find exact driver(trial and error) and also utilize your Internet data traffic. Still there will be no guaranty of getting correct drivers . The second way is taking “Backups” of your drivers regularly so that you can use that replica of same ,when specified driver get malfunction.The 2nd way is pretty good , generating the remedy of problem before they occur,but the question is how to generate the backup?
There are several free applications that allow you to back up system drivers. One of them is Driver Magician Lite.It also available in premium version,which has some extra functionality and settings .You can find Driver Magician Lite at Download.com for free.Driver Magician has a built in database of the latest drivers with the ability to update it via Internet. It saves lots of time to find the correct drivers and mature drivers will obviously increase the performance of hardware. Drive magician help you to detect unidentified drives easily and quickly with its built in hardware identifier database.
- Features of Driver magician:
1.Back up device drivers of your PC in four different modes.
2.Restore device drivers from backup in one mouse click.
3.Update device drivers of your PC to improve system performance and stability.
4.Uninstall device drivers Live Update device identifier database and driver update database.
5.Detect unknown devices. Back up more items such as My Documents and Registry.
6.Restore more items from backup.
7.Get detailed information of the hardware drivers.
8.Clone all drivers to an auto-setup package (.EXE), so you can restore drivers without installing Driver Magician.
- Process of taking backup:
1. When you run Driver Magician tool, it quickly scans & locates all types of drivers that your PC uses. All we need to do is tick the necessary check boxes beside each driver you wish to back up, then by hitting the “Start Backup” button.
2. When you click on Start Backup button you need to specify the path,where the backup will be save.
3. Wait for process to complete the backup process.
4. when you want to restore the backup just install backup data w.r.t drivers.
Don’t put your backup on the same hard drive that your Windows is using. Their may be a chances that your hard drive could crash and you’d lose the backups along with Windows.Try to save it on cloud services like Dropbox or simply attach .zip to Email.
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