NirSoft DriverView – Displaying List of Device Drivers of Your System
The NirSoft DriverView is a simple to use and interactive utility which shows all the given list of device drivers which are currently found in a system. Basically, for each of the drivers present in the given list, there would be additional information which is displayed. These additional information consist of a description of the driver, the load address of drivers, product name, version, an organization that created it and the list goes on. The tool is a standalone and executable utility which does not require any amount of installation process and additional DDLs. All the user needs to do is run it in executable feature and it gets works properly.
Furthermore, the NirSoft DriverView is a standalone executable entity. So, it means that there is no additional DDLs or installation process involved in running it. The user just needs to run the executable file (i.e. the driver view.exe) and then he or she can start using it. In the main window of the NirSoft DriverView, all the given list of loaded drivers belonging to the system is displayed.
The user has the option to choose either one or more of the drivers from the given list, copy the details of the given drivers to clipboards, get them saved in HTML or text file. They even have the option to view them as a simple HTML report in any browser. Also, the order in which the columns are displayed can be altered or changed in the driver table by simply dragging them to the required position. Even you have the option to use the ‘Choose Columns’ dialog box if you like.
There are certain significant features involved with NirSoft DriverView. One of them is that it allows users to choose any one or more of the drivers from the given list. Then once that is done, and then the details of these drivers and system are stored in a clipboard and converted into HMTL file. Another interesting feature is that the NirSoft DriverView is compatible in various Windows OS like Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 or 2003, Windows ME.
Basically, the simplest method by which a system administrator can find out whether the given device driver is related to the hardware is to check out the entry of the device in the Device Manager.