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[Utility] Driver Backup
Posted 22 October 2006 - 12:23 AM
I tried it and it does not compare to IcemanND's Driver Backup... It wants to back up everything and theres no way to tell it to only back up the non Microsoft Drivers...
Posted 15 November 2006 - 06:17 PM
Posted 16 November 2006 - 02:50 AM
Great idea with great potential. I really like the idea of such a tool.
I tried this tool a while back. I tested it on a Dell Latitude D410 notebook and selected to backup ALL non-Microsoft drivers. I thought it hung, so I aborted it and never tried it again
Just now I just gave it another try, using the same system but this time I backed up only one driver.
The first driver I ask it to backup took over 5 minutes just to backup 3 tiny files:
What's taking so long?
Edited by iTwins, 16 November 2006 - 03:08 AM.
Posted 18 November 2006 - 12:26 AM
Posted 18 November 2006 - 02:56 AM
there's a utility called double driver, it's freeware, extremely effective and used by the PE community for some time. It's my personal choice anyway.
I am sure there are alot of similar programs out there. I personally use Driver Genius Professional for the last few years.
It is no doubt the best on the market. It can backup, backup to zip, backup to self-extracting EXE, backup to auto-install EXE, search, download and update new drivers, etc, etc, etc, It's only US30 for the Pro - I think it's well worth it.
But I am constantly looking for one that is good, stable, AND FREE FOR COMMERCIAL use (for work really). So far I have yet to find such a thing. Sorry, Double Driver is light years away...
Edited by iTwins, 18 November 2006 - 02:57 AM.
Posted 18 November 2006 - 12:13 PM
Driver genius isn't free for the full version, and I've had the free version miss files.
Mine is free for anyone to use, and though it may still have a few bugs, it will pull all of the files for a driver that it finds.
I'm currently working on an updated version which is faster. The file search is the slowest part of the application and I've managed to narrow the searches and speed them up but there are still a few issues before I release it for general consumption.
Posted 19 November 2006 - 07:19 PM
Running Win2k sp4
Hit scan machine and got;
d-link dfe-530tx+ pci adapter
nvidia geforce2 gts/geforce2 pro
via bus master ide controller
via cpu to agp controller
via standard cpu to pci bridge
win2000 promise ultra 100 ide controller(pdc20265)
Hit backup drivers and got;
backup path: c:\driverbackup
working folder: c:\docume~1\admini~1\locals~1\temp
listbox line: d-link dfe-530tx+ pci adapter
driver caption: d-link dfe-530tx+ pci adapter
locating drivers for d-link dfe-530tx+ pci adapter
creating folder: c:\driverbackup\d-link dfe-530tx+ pci adapter
Then it stops with an internet explorer script error.
!An error has occured in the script on this page.
error: could not complete the operation due to error 80041017
url: file://c:\documents and settings\administrator\local
Happens every time backing up 1 driver, several, or all.
I'm hoping the next version will fix it.
Posted 19 November 2006 - 07:48 PM
v2 should work with 2k, hope to release it by the end of the week.
Posted 21 November 2006 - 05:44 PM
Posted 22 December 2006 - 01:02 AM
Posted 23 December 2006 - 02:01 PM
Posted 23 December 2006 - 05:52 PM
Posted 29 December 2006 - 02:52 AM
Error: No value given for one or more required parameters
Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?
And when I press yes nothing happens.
When I press backup again there comes other error message.
Error: Operation is not allowed when the object is open
YES / NO
And I can not do anything with this prog.
Posted 29 December 2006 - 03:25 AM
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Posted 23 January 2007 - 01:54 PM
Yeah, what's the IE scipt errors?
Are you using Windows 2000? If so, that's why.
Posted 24 January 2007 - 05:09 PM
Posted 25 January 2007 - 12:18 PM
I do have an error though when trying to backup Cam driver. Can you help please?
Posted 28 January 2007 - 12:28 AM
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