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The first thing to do after reinstalling an OS is to install drivers for various hardware. If you want a free, open-source and pollution-free driver detection and installation software with no ads, then give Snappy Driver Installer a try. You’ll find it has a better usage experience than many similar apps. Because the latter often adds too much extra unnecessary stuff to the program, even comes with a protected process, which have been completely beyond the responsibility of a driver installation software.
Snappy Driver Installer (SDI for short) is a fairly excellent free and open-source driver management software from Russia, written in C/C++. It comes with small file size and friendly user interface, no installation required, no advertising, no malware, and no limitation. It automatically detects the missing or out-of-date drivers in your system, then downloads and installs them automatically, and supports one-click backup & restore operation.
Surprisingly, Snappy Driver Installer employs a much better driver file distribution method – all driver packages are downloadable via bit torrent (i.e.: the streaming download). Also, it provides two editions: SDI Full and SDI Lite. The former is suitable for environments (such as system administration) that do not have an Internet connection or need to use this tool to install/update drivers very frequently; The latter is applicable to any ordinary user who does not use this tool often or only uses it to keep their drivers up to date.
// Key Features //
|Free||No limitations. No premium features. No adware. No gotchas.|
|Portable||Keep it on your USB flash drive and use it on the go. No installation is necessary.|
|Up-to-date||You’ll be notified about available updates and you’ll be able to download them with the tool itself.|
|Safety||Automatically creates a system restore point.|
|Supports all Windows||Compatible with all versions of Windows, including server editions.|
|Customizable||Pick any theme you like or make your own.|
|Accurate||State of the art algorithms for finding the best matching drivers for any devices.|
|Open source||Licensed under GNU GPL v3.0. You can review the source code and submit patches.|
|Multilingual||Twenty seven languages are supported. Your language is probably among them.|
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