DriverFix is ​​a driver update manager for Windows which aims to keep all software drivers on your computer up to date. Your computer's drivers are the software that links your operating system and hardware, so it's important to update them when manufacturers release new features or bug fixes.

In our DriverFix review, we tested the software on a Windows 10 computer that hadn't seen driver updates for years to see how many outdated drivers it could find. We also discuss DriverFix pricing in terms of price, usability, and support compared to the competition.

    Driverfix subscription options:

  • 12-month plan – €1.50 per month (total cost €18)

Plans and prices

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DriverFix is ​​free to download. Can use the free version to scan your computer searching for old drivers and even downloading the latest driver files to your computer. But manually installing these driver files is a hassle, forcing you to search for each device individually in the Windows System menu.

DriverFix offers three paid plans and a 60-day money-back guarantee.

DriverFix is ​​based on upgrading to a paid version, which includes the convenience of one-click automatic driver updates. For a computer, it costs €19.95 / year. For three PCs the price is €29.95/year and for 10 PCs it is €39.95/year. As for paid driver update software, it's relatively inexpensive, especially if you have multiple computers.

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There is a 60 day money back guarantee. However, to get a refund, you need to show that you removed the software from your computer and returned the PC to its previous state, which can be very difficult to do.

DriverFix found 13 driver updates on our Windows 10 test machine

Features

The main function of DriverFix is ​​to search for old drivers and update them. In our tests, most of the outdated drivers were found on our system, almost matching the results of the best driver update software we tested.

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Beyond driver updates, DriverFix also has a driver backup feature. You can use it to make a copy of your drivers if you are concerned that a new driver update won't work.

DriverFix lists the drivers that need to be updated and the release dates of the new drivers

Interface and in use

To get started with DriverFix, download a small installer from the DriverFix website. If you are using content filtering software in your browser, such as uBlock Origin, it may completely block the DriverFix website because it is "bad software." Makes a bad first impression.

The website DriverFix was classified as malware in 2018 due to the results of returned suspicious viruses by the installer. Analysis of the most recent installation file shows that there are no viruses present, so the original virus results may have been a false positive.

DriverFix's interface is modern and simple. When the program starts, it does a quick scan of your computer's drivers and checks to see if any updated versions are available. Old or missing drivers are listed. If you have a paid version of DriverFix, just click Update All and all your drivers will update automatically.

Leave the free version of DriverFix running for a while and pop-ups will appear in the middle of the screen asking you to update your drivers.

Support

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DriverFix support is relatively poor. Click on the FAQ link on the website and you will be directed to a contact form instead. Only two articles can be considered guides: one explaining how to install drivers manually and another explaining how to uninstall DriverFix. Fortunately, the uninstall process is straightforward.

DriverFix's main avenue of support is via live chat 24/7

The DriverFix website also specifies that 24/7 live help is available via ticket, live chat and "the phone number above", but no number is included of phone. We were able to speak to customer service via live chat, and each time someone was available immediately, although it took a while to research the answers to some of our basic questions.

Competition

DriverFix is ​​one of many driver update software options. In our tests, IObit Driver Booster 8 found more missing drivers than DriverFix, and it's also cheaper. At $22.95/year, you can use it on up to three PCs, and it includes extra features to speed up gaming performance.

Driver Reviver is another driver management tool that performed better than DriverFix in our tests. Like DriverFix, the free version of Driver Reviver allows you to download and install drivers manually. We have found that manual driver installation of Driver Reviver is easier to use than the DriverFix process, so if you are looking for a free driver update tool, Driver Reviver is a better option.

Final verdict

DriverFix is ​​a relatively simple driver updater. It doesn't offer any utility besides keeping your drivers up to date and backing them up, but some users prefer simple and focused tools like this one.

DriverFix presentation lacks brightness. The website contains factual errors, there is very little online support available, and many users will receive a warning that DriverFix.com is a dangerous website. It hardly inspires confidence in a product that asks you to provide your credit card details for a recurring fee.

Installing the free version also means recurring and continuous pop-ups in the center of your screen, reminding you to buy the software because its drivers are out of date.

DriverFix makes more sense the more computers you have. While some of its competitors, like Driver Reviver, charge $29.99/computer/year, DriverFix works out to just $3.99/computer/year if you have 10 computers. That's a huge savings, and if you can see past DriverFix's flaws, it could mean it's the right choice for you.

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