1.    13 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 & Windows 7

    Backing Up Drivers

    Since original thread was very old, decided to start new one.

    My solution to backing up drivers...use Powershell as follows:

    Export-WindowsDriver -Online -Destination X:\Directory

    Replace X:\Directory with you location for driver backup. Run Powershell with administrative privileges. Also must have Powershell 5 installed (default for Windows 10).

    This method eliminates need for a long cmd or batch file that uses DISM or remembering hoe to use DISM.

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  2.    13 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Stockport UK
    Posts : 2,944
    Wndows 10 x64 Home version 1709

    I honestly don't see the point of backing up drivers like that.

    I always like to have the latest drivers for the hardware I've got so I download the installation files, install them and archive the installation files to another hard drive.

    Put it this way, I always have the latest drivers available for use.
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