Go Back   Technibble Forums > General Computers > General Computer Chit-Chat

  Technibble Sponsor

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-29-2008, 05:54 PM
stevenamills stevenamills is offline
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 859
stevenamills is on a distinguished road
Default Driver agent renewal

It's time to renew my driver agent account. After reading some experiences here regarding accounts being canceled, I'm wondering if I should explore other avenues.

Like others on the forum, I use it for the periodic retrieval of missing drivers on the computers that we service. By using a common name for the computer I have, so far, avoided account termination. I don't like to do this, as I know my use of the service is minimal and this makes me feel like I'm sneaking around.

Can anyone offer a viable alternative?


Fox Valley Computer Services
The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog. –Mark Twain
Reply With Quote
Old 12-29-2008, 06:10 PM
Pc Fixed Right Pc Fixed Right is offline
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: NH
Posts: 862
Pc Fixed Right is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to Pc Fixed Right

Driver Max is by far the best tool I have ever used.

Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2008, 02:11 AM
Romaniac's Avatar
Romaniac Romaniac is offline
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Denver, CO.
Posts: 302
Romaniac is on a distinguished road

I looked at DriverMax for a little. Seems pretty good.
There was a review on download dot com that said something about it can provide some drivers that aren't 100% compatible.
Contractor and LLC
Take or leave my comments - I'm no expert.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-30-2008, 07:27 AM
flashorn's Avatar
flashorn flashorn is offline
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 1
flashorn is an unknown quantity at this point

Hey Romaniac !!

I too , used to have a subscription to Driver Agent but, I found that you really have search for the right driver as they give allot of choices to choose from. I did up-date some of my drivers but, found it a hassle to have to go through all
of the part # . I now use Driver Magician which I find to be more useful than Driver Agent :
Once installed it will give more options to work with plus you can back-up your drivers in case you want to re-install.There is a free version but the paid for , gives you more options. I got it free from Giveaway of the day :
Not always useful programs but, you can check often and might find something that you need.
Another program for drivers is the Driver Detective Updates. This one is free.
have used it in the past and found it useful. Check it out , you might like this one better.

Reply With Quote
Old 02-22-2009, 02:54 AM
emircedes emircedes is offline
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
emircedes is an unknown quantity at this point
Smile DriverAgent or Drivermagic

is there any free software that does this scan?
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:27 AM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Technibble.com is based out of MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA.