Alternatives to Device Doctor for all platforms with any license

  • Snappy Driver Installer

    Snappy Driver Installer is an application for installing/updating drivers on PCs running Microsoft Windows using driverpacks or included folders with drivers.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Bundleware The installation may contain third-party programs. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • IOBit Driver Booster

    Outdated drivers may heavily affect your PC performance and lead to system crashes. Driver Booster scans and identifies outdated drivers automatically, and downloads and...

    Freemium Windows

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  • DriverPack Solution

    It's a program that runs directly from a DVD and updates the drivers on any desired computer. .

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Warning Reported bundleware, may contain malware: https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/27378c5c72ed4f4013c94824a7685bbcfe3c839b56736b2fa47c366413b5aa54/analysis/
    • Bundleware Contains Yandex.Elements and other ad applications.
  • SlimDrivers

    SlimDrivers automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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    • Bundleware The installer contains adware and possibly other malware as well. Be careful during the installation: http://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Driver Easy

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    Freemium Windows Web

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  • DriverBackup!

    DriverBackup is a lightweight driver-backup tool. The application is portable with a caveat: you'll need administrative privileges for full use. You can opt to...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • DUMo

    KC Softwares Driver Update Monitor searches for driver updates based on versions it detects in the cloud of users (same method as SUMo).

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • 3DP Chip

    Enumerates main hardware (mainboard, processor, sound, network, graphics) and offers driver download from its own database. It offers also custom made drivers for...

    Free Windows

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  • Unknown Device Identifier

    Unknown Device Identifier enables identify the yellow question mark labeled Unknown Devices in Device Manager. Reports a detailed summary for the manufacturer name, OEM...

    Free Windows

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  • DriverMax

    DriverMax is a new tool that allows you to download the latest driver updates for your computer. No more searching for rare drivers on discs or on the web or inserting...

    Freemium Windows

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    • Bundleware Be careful during installation and all updates: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
  • Driver Genius

    Driver Genius Professional is a professional driver management tool that features both driver management and hardware diagnostics. Driver Genius Professional can backup...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Driver Talent

    Driver Talent is a straightforward and totally free Windows application designed to download and install driver update, backup and restore drivers as necessary...

    Freemium Windows

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  • SnailDriver

    Snail Driver is a free desktop software which allows you to download, to update and to install Windows drivers automatically with one click.

    Free Windows

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  • Unknown Devices

    Unknown Devices helps you find what those unknown devices in Device Manager really are. By checking Device Manager for unknown devices and extracting information from...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Last update was on June 2, 2007. See http://www.halfdone.org/ukd/

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Device Doctor Comments

Comment by robertheadley
about Device Doctor · Dec 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Device Doctor has been updated for windows 10.

11/4/2017

We're back! Device Doctor is now fully updated for Windows 10, with a brand-new version ready for download.

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Windows 7 ..what I'm noticing

Comment by TBayAreaPat
about Device Doctor · Feb 2012 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Device Doctor is generally directing me to outdated drivers. It did seem to find 1 that I needed so far. Still trying it.

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A few things:• The installed and portable versions can both ...

Comment by pyronite
about Device Doctor · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

A few things:
• The installed and portable versions can both be used from a computer without an internet connection (like if Windows can't recognize your network driver). Device Doctor will save a .html file you can open on a computer that has a connection and you can save the drivers from there.

• The portable version is slightly different from the "installed bundle" version. The interface looks the exact same but the installed version enumerates the devices it finds with registry keys (ex: {4D36E968-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}). Both of them found the same number of drivers for my system (25) and from what I can tell they're all the same drivers. This might be useful if you'd rather write down identifying information than transfer an HTML file on a USB stick.

Device Doctor isn't perfect but if you're having problems nailing down the right drivers it's always worth a shot. It's rare to see legitimate direct download driver scans -- many driver programs work like little more than advertisements.

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Comment by Aerialsky
about Device Doctor · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

This would be better with backup and restore function, too ^^

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