A useful utility that ensures your PC is always running with the latest, correct drivers
Platform: Windows 8 compatible, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista, Windows XP
License: Free for personal use only
DriverMax is a free utility that takes care of all your PC hardware needs. Its intelligent scanner identifies, and updates your PC's hardware drivers without you having to rely on Windows Update.
It also keeps an eye on your driver history, as well as identifing potential problems with hardware and missing drivers.
If reinstalling Windows DriverMax will allow you to export all your current drivers (or just the ones that work OK) to a folder or a compressed file.
The Free Edition limits you to two driver downloads per day. A Pro Edition is available should you want more.
It's compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Windows Vista and XP.