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Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 Review

by May 20, 2015

In this Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 Review we are going to explain how important is to update drivers and why you should always check them.

It is a well-known fact that for correct operation of all the applications installed on the computer, it is required to make regular updates of all device drivers.

It is extremely recommended to keep all your device drivers up-to-date because they are a very important and necessary part of the operating system. They are connecting links between the computer and any internal or external device, for instance, video or sound card, printer or scanner, etc. Without them the system is not able to determine a device and therefore it does not work properly. Just for this simple reason, you always need the latest and only reliable drivers for proper functionality and performance of the computer.

Almost all the components of the computer need drivers. Software and equipment developers periodically produce an updated version of the drivers and you can download them from official websites as they are available. It is necessary to update them because they can prevent common problems, provide improved performance and stability.

Finding appropriate drivers in the broad expanses of the Internet is a very hard task for a common computer user. For this reason there are a lot of specific software programs which are intended to automate this process and make it as easy as possible. One of them is Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 which offers a wide range of tools and allows you to find, install and update all system drivers automatically.

There is no need to be a computer professional or experienced user to secure the stability of the computer; there is no need to search for all needed drivers on the Internet- just download and install the program Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 and update the outdated drivers in the automatic mode in two simple clicks of the mouse. Scanning process does not take more than two minutes and all you need to update the drivers is a computer connected to the Internet.

Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 is the best solution to maintain the optimal performance of all hardware and devices. It is a software product for detecting, backing up, restoring and updating the drivers on the computer. In just a few clicks of the mouse you can display a complete list of all installed device drivers, remove or create a backup copy of all selected drivers, as well as, check for new versions of installed drivers from the huge database of the program.

Download and Installation

Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 is available for download from the official Uniblue website. It is very small, less than 8 MB and suitable for both 32 and 64-bit versions. The program has got a multilingual interface and currently supports 14 languages including English, French, Russian, and so on. Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 has not got time limits, i.e. you can use it as long as you wish, but only in scan mode for identifying how many outdated drivers are on the system. After purchasing the full license (the price of the application is $ 29.95) you will be able to download and update all your outdated or old drivers without restriction.

The installation process is very easy and takes less than a minute. After clicking an EXE file, the program will offer you to choose a folder to install (you have the possibility to leave unchanged the default location offered by the program or select another one) and read and accept the license agreement (of course, if it meets your requirements). That is all. In seconds, after extracting all necessary components for proper performance, the program will be ready for use.

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The Interface of the Program

The program has got a very attractive and easy to use interface made in white and blue color. It is divided into three tabs:

Overview– it consists of three small panes- System Status (it includes information about a total number of outdated drivers on the system); Driver Status (it displays the current state of the driver database, i.e. when you performed a last scan of the system and how many outdated drivers are on the computer; here there is also a button for starting a driver scan); and Live Update (here you can view info about the current version of the program and links to the official website for getting additional help and quick start guide).

Interface- Overview

Scan– in this tab is displayed a list of all drivers both outdated which need updates, and updated ones.

Interface- Scan

Manage– it is divided into four sections- General Settings– from here you can select the preferred interface language, launch the program when Windows starts and schedule the automatic updates of the available system drivers; Restore– the program creates a restore point every time when a new driver downloaded and installed and stores all these changes. Using this feature of Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015, you are able to get back a previous state of the driver database in the case of system failure; Download Settings– all downloaded drivers are stored in the default program’s location, but you can change it and select another, more suitable place for their storage. Just click the Browse button and choose other place to save your downloaded drivers; Proxy Settings– if you prefer to download from a proxy server, here you can configure its settings by specifying the address and port of the server.

Interface- Manage 1

The Main Features of the Program

Are you tired of searching for the drivers on the Internet, downloading and installing them? I completely agree with you; this is very boring and time-consuming. But now, thanks to Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015, you can forget about those problems because it will help you to make the process of finding, downloading and installing the most reliable and latest drivers as easy as pie. The program will do all these difficult tasks for you in three easy steps, i.e. it will find all outdated drivers on your system and download and install them.

The First Step- Scanning for Drivers– the program performs the scan for drivers very quickly; it takes less than two minutes to find all installed drivers on the system. Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 practically supports all kind of drivers; it can find and identify the drivers for monitors, optical drives, sound and graphic cards, motherboards, network adapters, cameras, printers, scanners and many others. All outdated drivers are marked in three colors (yellow, dark yellow and red) and classified as old, very old and ancient.

You also have the possibility to view some information about the drivers, i.e. the current installed version and the updated one; file size and a vendor. If you do not want to update the drivers, you can simply ignore it and stay with the old versions.

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The Second Step- Downloading the Drivers– after completing the scan and finding all outdated drivers the program will offer to download the latest version. The download time, of course, depends on the size of the driver and the speed of your Internet, but, as a rule, it is not very lengthy. All downloaded drivers are stored in the default location from where you can manually install them later.

It remains for me to add that you cannot download the drivers in the unregistered version; you need to buy it for downloading them.

The Third Step- Updating the Drivers– this is the last step which allows you to run an update after finishing the download. Just click on the button Update Now and the process of updating will start.

General Settings– here you can select the preferred interface language and add the program to auto-start.

Scheduler– the program allows you to schedule the automatic updated of the drivers. You have the possibility to configure Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 so that it run check for newer updates on daily, weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis. Unfortunately, this feature is available in the registered version only.

Restore– the program creates backups after updating the drivers, so you can restore the previous versions of the drivers in the event of the system failure.

Proxy Settings– this feature of the program allows you to use a proxy server for downloading the drivers.

Restore

Proxy settings

System Requirements

Windows XP- Windows 8.1

512 MB of RAM

At least 500 MB of free hard disk space

Active Internet connection for driver downloading.

Conclusion

Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 is the program without which it is very difficult to imagine the reliable and safe functioning of the drivers; it specializes in searching, downloading and updating the latest drivers for the computer. More than that, the program has got the ability to back up the system drivers and restore them in the case of failure.

In sum, it may be said that Uniblue Driver Scanner 2015 is really a very important application for every computer user who want to keep the system up-to-date.

Pros

1. A huge driver database
2. The possibility to schedule automatic driver updates and restore them from the backup.
3. Very intuitive interface which allows you update drivers in just three clicks.

Cons

1. It does not have a help section
2. You cannot update drivers without purchasing the program.

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Keep your drivers up-to-date.

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