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Snappy Driver Installer (Portable)


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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 4/27/2017.


If you've lost your driver discs, you're unable to find drivers on the manufacturer's web site or Windows Update can't configure your hardware, use this tool to quickly find and install all missing drivers.

If you're a PC technician, keep Snappy Driver Installer on your USB flash drive or external hard drive and take it with you wherever you go. In environments with no Internet access you can quickly get things working. No more searching for drivers after a clean install, just let Snappy Driver Installer do it's thing and your job will be done in no time.


No limitations. No premium features. No adware. No gotchas.


Keep it on your USB flash drive and use it on the go. No installation is necessary.


You'll be notified about available updates and you'll be able to download them with the tool itself.


Automatically creates a system restore point.

Supports all Windows

Compatible with all versions of Windows, including server editions.


Pick any theme you like or make your own.


State of the art algorithms for finding the best matching drivers for any devices.

Open source

Licensed under GNU GPL v3.0. You can review the source code and submit patches.


Twenty seven languages are supported. Your language is probably among them.

Supports: Windows 2K, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10

To install Snappy Driver Installer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install snappy-driver-installer

To upgrade Snappy Driver Installer (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade snappy-driver-installer


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName     = 'snappy-driver-installer' 
    $toolsDir        = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url             = '' 
    $checksum        = '2B430EFE794ABDAB7DB446EF3DA9BFA5979DAE15280B1E8C8BF50EC77400F4CE'
    $fileName32      = 'SDI_RR539.exe'
    $fileName64      = 'SDI_x64_R539.exe'
    $FileFullpath32  = Join-Path $ToolsDir\SDI_R539 $fileName32
    $FileFullpath64  = Join-Path $ToolsDir\SDI_R539 $fileName64
    $shortcutName    = 'Snappy Driver Installer' 
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'ZIP' 
      url           = $url
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    if (Get-OSArchitectureWidth -eq 64)
       Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:Public\Desktop\$shortcutName.lnk" -targetPath $FileFullpath64 -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir"
       Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$shortcutName.lnk" -targetPath $FileFullpath64
        } else {
       Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:Public\Desktop\$shortcutName.lnk" -targetPath $FileFullpath32 -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir"
       Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$shortcutName.lnk" -targetPath $FileFullpath32
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName   = 'snappy-driver-installer' 
    $shortcutName  = 'Snappy Driver Installer' 
    remove-item "$env:Public\Desktop\$shortcutName.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
    remove-item "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\$shortcutName.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Sam Bounce


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Snappy Driver Installer (Portable) 1.0.539 212 Tuesday, April 18, 2017 approved
Snappy Driver Installer (Portable) 1.0.535 250 Sunday, February 19, 2017 approved

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