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DriverMax (Install)

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 5/8/2019.


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Keep your drivers up to date

Update, backup and restore outdated, missing or faulty drivers for more than 2,300,000 devices
Get your Nvidia, Intel, Microsoft and Realtek drivers with DriverMax 9

Easy automated update

DriverMax supports automated installs, scheduled scans, and full device driver backups. It can be set to check for driver updates and download them for you at any time of any day, week, or month. You can find driver updates for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.

Increased PC productivity

Drivers are components that enable the proper functioning of the internal hardware or devices that are connected to the computer. DriverMax reduces system freezes and malfunctions, making for a better performance of your PC by serving you only with the best latest updates.

Latest version for more than 2,300,000 devices

DriverMax analyzes your existing drivers and provides the latest versions for over 2,300,000 devices. An intelligent and unique online self-learning technology ensures that only the most appropriate and recent versions are installed.

Maximum security for your updates

DriverMax automatically tests each new driver before installing it on your PC, ensuring its proper functioning. In addition, it backs up the current drivers and creates a system restore point, allowing a quick rollback of the installation. All controllers are scanned thoroughly for viruses and threats before they are provided to users.

For Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, Windows Server all editions

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To install DriverMax (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install drivermax

To upgrade DriverMax (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade drivermax


  • tools\.SkipAutoUninstaller
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName    = 'drivermax' 
    $toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url            = ''
    $checksum       = '191F0BD802161822A5A4D3A266F10CA5D56DBB8BA4E8A7B4E4024C8E1B11C53F'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
      fileType       = 'EXE' 
      url            = $url
      validExitCodes = @(0,1)
      softwareName   = 'DriverMax*' 
      checksum       = $checksum
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName    = 'drivermax'
    $softwareName   = 'DriverMax*'
    $installerType  = 'EXE'
    $silentArgs     = '/VERYSILENT'
    $validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
    $bits           = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($bits -eq 64)
       $unpath = "${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\unins000.exe"
      } else {
       $unpath = "${Env:ProgramFiles}\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\unins000.exe"
    Start-CheckandStop "drivermax"
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType `
      $silentArgs $unpath -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Innovative Solutions


Copyright by Innovative Solutions. All Rights Reserved.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
DriverMax (Install) 66 Monday, April 1, 2019 approved
DriverMax (Install) 503 Friday, July 20, 2018 approved
DriverMax (Install) 135 Monday, June 4, 2018 approved
DriverMax (Install) 298 Saturday, April 21, 2018 approved
DriverMax (Install) 314 Saturday, December 9, 2017 approved
DriverMax (Install) 283 Sunday, October 29, 2017 approved
DriverMax (Install) 224 Saturday, September 2, 2017 approved
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