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Last Update:

17 May 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Innovative Solutions


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DriverMax (Install)

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Software Author(s):

  • Innovative Solutions

DriverMax (Install)

This is not the latest version of DriverMax (Install) available.

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Validation Testing Passed

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install DriverMax (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade DriverMax (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall DriverMax (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade drivermax -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade drivermax -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install drivermax
    name: drivermax
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'drivermax' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller drivermax
    Name     = "drivermax"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'drivermax':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 17 May 2017.


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What is DriverMax ?

DriverMax is a tool that changes the way you update your computer drivers. Remember how hard it was to search by yourself all the drivers you needed? DriverMax changed that. You no longer have to do this by yourself, DriverMax has got you covered. It scans your computer and identifies missing or outdated/faulty drivers, downloads them and installs them for you.

Who is it for?

Typical computer users

Having trouble with you USB stick or maybe your webcam isn't working? Are your speakers causing you problems? These issues are usually caused by malfunctioning drivers (the programs that control the operation of devices). DriverMax can fix these problems for you in just a matter of a few clicks.

Skilled computer users

Did your computer freeze or slow down, or maybe it's crashing frequently? You might want to update or fix your faulty drivers. You won't be surprised to see how much faster your PC will perform with the help of DriverMax. With DriverMax, you are all set in just a few easy steps.

Computer technicians

Pinpointing malfunctioning or missing drivers takes a lot of time for a single computer, let alone multiple PCs. DriverMax allows you to download drivers on one PC and then move them to other computers. With DriverMax you can also create backups for drivers even when formatting a computer.

Why update my system drivers ?

Most of the situations when Windows is running slower are caused by faulty driver installations. Updating your system drivers makes your PC run better by preventing device errors. DriverMax provides you with quicker repairs and with the possibility of removing or updating obsolete driver versions. By doing so, DriverMax helps you ward off conflicts and enhance computer strength.

Because of the fact that Windows stores all versions of older drivers, older versions get mixed up with more recent ones. To avoid that, the DriverMax Export Wizard will only export the drivers you select by copying the needed files to a folder or a compressed ZIP file. DriverMax allows you to export all your current drivers (or just the ones that work ok) to a folder or a compressed file. After reinstalling Windows you will have everything in one place!

DriverMax finds and downloads the best drivers for your PC for:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Both 64-bit and 32-bit editions of Windows are fully supported.

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  • DriverMax is updated VERY frequently. This package will likely fail, based on checksums, within a few days. It is recommended you install with the "--ignore-checksum" option (choco install drivermax --ignore-checksum) to ignore the checksums so the latest version of DriverMax will install even if this package is out of date.
  • The uninstall is 99% silent. When DriverMax uninstalls it will open your default browser and give you an opportunity to buy the PRO version at a reduced rate. There seems to be no way around it.
  • Please post a DISQUS comment or on GitHub if you find this package out of date and I will upload a new package with the new checksum.

$packageName = 'drivermax' 
$toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url         = 'http://www.drivermax.com/soft/dmx/drivermax.exe'
$checksum    = '7B31F7973209B32560CC1F0E206F729121622D3270488223CF354008E609FFA8'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'exe' 
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'DriverMax*' 
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$packageName    = 'drivermax'
$softwareName   = 'DriverMax*'
$installerType  = 'EXE' 
$silentArgs     = '/VERYSILENT'
$validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
$processor      = Get-WmiObject Win32_Processor

$is64bit = $processor.AddressWidth -eq 64
if ($is64bit) {
  $unpath = "${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\unins000.exe"
} else {
  $unpath = "${Env:ProgramFiles}\Innovative Solutions\DriverMax\unins000.exe"

if((get-process "drivermax" -ea SilentlyContinue) -eq $Null){ 
    Write-Host "drivermax currently NOT running." 
    Write-Host "Stopping drivermax process..."
    Stop-Process -processname "drivermax"

Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType `
  $silentArgs $unpath -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
DriverMax (Install) 331 Monday, August 7, 2023 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 339 Monday, April 17, 2023 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 344 Friday, December 2, 2022 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 327 Sunday, August 14, 2022 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 152 Saturday, June 25, 2022 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 505 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 201 Monday, September 20, 2021 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 296 Saturday, July 10, 2021 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 382 Sunday, June 6, 2021 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 198 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 507 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 356 Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 227 Sunday, May 31, 2020 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 256 Thursday, May 7, 2020 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 494 Monday, December 9, 2019 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 248 Thursday, October 3, 2019 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 210 Monday, September 16, 2019 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 255 Monday, August 19, 2019 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 259 Sunday, June 23, 2019 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 268 Saturday, May 4, 2019 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 251 Monday, April 1, 2019 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 690 Friday, July 20, 2018 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 324 Monday, June 4, 2018 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 466 Saturday, April 21, 2018 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 511 Saturday, December 9, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 495 Sunday, October 29, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 436 Saturday, September 2, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 452 Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 410 Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 414 Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 399 Saturday, April 29, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 423 Sunday, April 16, 2017 Approved
DriverMax (Install) 521 Friday, February 17, 2017 Approved

Updated uninstall script to check for x86/x64 installs!

This package has no dependencies.

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