Do you want to see a full list of all the drivers you have installed on your computer?
Did you wish there was a simple command you could run in command prompt to show all installed drivers?
Are you a system administrator and need to check a driver on a remote computer?
If you answered yes to any of the above, then read on to learn more about the driverquery command.
Open Command Prompt as Administrator
1) Press the Windows Key
2) Type cmd and press return
3) Right Click the Command Prompt icon and select ‘ Run as Administrator’
Type the command
In the command prompt window enter the below command and press return
You’ll be presented with a long list of all installed drivers.
driverquery command options
The driverquery command has some advanced options that can be really helpful for running more advanced queries.
For example, if you want to run the command on a remote computer you can use the /s option followed by the computer name.
Here is a full list of paramaters that can be combined
DRIVERQUERY [/S system [/U username [/P [password]]]]
[/FO format] [/NH] [/SI] [/V]
Enables an administrator to display a list of
installed device drivers.
/S system Specifies the remote system to connect to.
/U [domain\]user Specifies the user context under which the command should execute. /P [password] Specify the password for the given user context. /FO format Specifies the type of output to display. Valid values to be passed with the switch are "TABLE", "LIST", "CSV". /NH Specifies that the "Column Header" should not be displayed. Valid for "TABLE" and "CSV" format only. /SI Provides information about signed drivers. /V Displays verbose output. Not valid for signed drivers. /? Displays this help message.
DRIVERQUERY /FO CSV /SI
DRIVERQUERY /S ipaddress /U user /V
DRIVERQUERY /S system /U domain\user /P password /FO LIST