After you format your Computer and reinstall Windows, the first thing you do is install all the device drivers. If you happen to lose your motherboard or driver’s CD, you will have to find all those drivers on the net and download them. If you want to avoid such hassle, then use these free utilities which can easily backup and restore Computer Drivers whenever you want. This can come quite handy even if you manage to lose the Driver’s CD or your system gets crashed.
DriverMax is a great utility that allows you to take backup of all your Computer Drivers easily. Drivers can also be restored quickly and all this requires only a single computer restart. You can view all your Computer Drivers and export the ones that you want.
It is a light weight and portable driver backup tool. You can use it to backup all your drivers and the backed up drivers will be saved like a tree structure. The drivers can also be restored if you want or you can also delete unnecessary drivers. It also includes automatic restoration from CD/DVD and an interactive command line builder.
3) Double Driver
Double Driver can be used to take a backup of all your Computer Drivers. It will scan your Computer and present you with a list of all the installed drivers. You can then select which drivers you want to Backup. Restoration of drivers is also possible.
4) Driver Grabber
It is a small application which can be used to grab all your Computer Drivers except the ones from Microsoft. It saves them into the same directory from where it is executed. You can also use it to analyze your drivers. It is also portable.
5) Driver Magician Lite
It is another Windows Utility which you can use to quickly backup and restore your Computer Drivers. It has a very simple layout. Just select the driver you want to Backup and select the location where you want them saved. It takes very less time to take a backup and restoration is also simple.