Windows 10: How to Backup and Import Device Drivers in Windows 10 Using PowerShell

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  1. How to Backup and Import Device Drivers in Windows 10 Using PowerShell


    How to Backup and Import Device Drivers in Windows 10 Using PowerShell

    Device drivers are very much essential to ensure a smooth functioning of any OS. To backup these installed drivers on the machine you need to run a specific command into the Powershell.

    First, you'll need to open PowerShell as an Administrator. To open an elevated PowerShell prompt, in the taskbar search bar, type powershell. Now see the result Windows PowerShell which appears on the top. Right-click on it and select Run as Administrator.

    We will be using the Export-WindowsDriver cmdlet to back up your drivers. The Export-WindowsDriver cmdlet exports all third-party drivers from a Windows image to a destination folder.

    In the PowerShell window, type the following command and hit Enter:

    Code:
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    Here C:\DriverBackup is the destination folder, where the device drivers will be exported and saved to.

    You can also export drivers from an offline image. This command exports third-party drivers from an offline image mounted at C:\Windows is:

    Code:
    After you have backup device drivers you will be able to use this backup to install drivers for all your devices.





    Restoring the Drivers from Backup

    After clean installing Windows, to install the drivers for a device manually (or if Windows prompts you), try this:

    1. Open Device Manager, by pressing Windows + R keys and type Devmgmt.msc into opened Run box, press Enter key.

    2. Right-click on a hardware and click Update Driver Software.


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    3. Select the second option, Browse my computer for driver software.


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    4. Input or browse to the drivers backup folder path.


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    5. Click Next and Windows would automatically find and pick the required drivers in one of the sub-folders, if "Include subfolders" is enabled.

    You can also use Dism tool to import backup device drivers.

    You can restore them using the following command:

    Code:
    Thus the drivers backup and restore task has been made plain simple and easy by the excellent DISM tool and Powershell.

    :)
     
    FreeBooter, Sep 28, 2019
    #1
  2. Monk.e83 Win User

    Unlocked Realtek HD Audio Drivers Windows 7 & 8 (With Dolby Digital Live and DTS Interactive)

    DTS supported natively by Windows 8/8.1 and it should work on windows 10 too just DDL require to unlock your driver .
     
    Monk.e83, Sep 28, 2019
    #2
  3. Jayce Win User
    The Ultimate Realtek HD Audio Driver Mod for Windows 10

    Everyone that post ids, need just do these steps and you will be good. I kinda tired of keep on uploading the inf. file

    1.Go Open up device manager
    2. Go under sound,video, and game controllers
    3. Find Realtek High Definition Audio
    4. Right click and hit update driver
    5. Browse my computer for driver software
    6. Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer
    7. Click Have Disk and hit browse
    8. Click on the Realtek HD Audio mod folder and look for win64
    9. Click on the HDXRT4 and click ok,
    10. Click Next and Yes
    additional if you want dts audio and others, install it now before next step.
    After it is done, restart the PC

    You should be good then and also make sure before doing these steps that you have driver enforcement disabled.
     
    Jayce, Sep 28, 2019
    #3
  4. Jayce Win User

    How to Backup and Import Device Drivers in Windows 10 Using PowerShell

    The Ultimate Realtek HD Audio Driver Mod for Windows 10

    I had the realtek error when using the installer, so I did these step and It Worked

    1.Go Open up device manager
    2. Go under sound,video, and game controllers
    3. Find Realtek High Definition Audio
    4. Right click and hit update driver
    5. Browse my computer for driver software
    6. Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer
    7. Click Have Disk and hit browse
    8. Click on the Realtek HD Audio mod folder and look for win64
    9. Click on the HDXRT4 and click ok,
    10. Click Next and Yes
    After it is done, restart the PC

    You should be good then and also make sure before doing these steps that you have driver enforcement disabled.
     
    Jayce, Sep 28, 2019
    #4
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