Backup and Restore Passwords in Windows® 7
What is device drive? How can we backup and restore drivers in Windows 7?
Device driver is also known as software driver. It is a computer program which allows the interaction between high level computer programs with hardware device. The driver communicates through the computer bus with the device to which the hardware is connected. When the device send back the data to the driver, the driver invokes the routine in original calling program. The device driver acts as a translator between Operating System and hardware devices that uses it. Each and every version of a device needs its own hardware specific commands. The backup of device driver is very useful to the users when a particular driver is accidently deleted from the system. At that time, you can restore it using the driver backup.
Following are the techniques to backup and restore device drivers in Windows 7:
- Using Driver Max
- Using Double Driver
- Using portable driver magician lite
Using Driver Max
To backup drivers in Windows 7, you can use Driver Max software. Download the application Driver Max and get started with driver max installation wizard. At the time of installation, it will display an information box about the driver max application. Click Ok. Now the application will start indexing the drivers in your system. After the installation, start the program, click on ‘backup drivers’ link and click on 'next' button. Again click 'next' button and the application will list all the installed drivers in your computer. Tweak the program settings for showing the hidden drivers and Windows default drivers in the list. Now select the location to save the backup. Click 'next' button and it will backup all the drivers in the system to the location specified.
Using Double Driver
Double driver tool is an another way to backup drivers in Windows 7. It is very easy to use when compared with other tools. The double driver tool allows the user to view, backup and restore the drivers in Windows 7. It will also allow the user to print the list of drivers. For using this tool, just download the double driver and install it in your system. Then perform system scanning and select the drivers you want to backup in your system. Now click on the ‘backup now’ button.
Portable driver magician lite is a tool that helps the user to extract and backup the drivers in Windows 7 system. First download the portable driver magician lite. Then run the standalone utility for listing the drivers installed in your system. It will show the important driver that must be backup in red color. Now select the drivers you want to backup from the list and click on 'start backup' button. The backup will be saved to the location you have specified.
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