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Click on the Settings tab to access the Settings Menu where you can customize the program settings and setup automatic scans. When you change or update any settings on this menu be sure to press "apply" to save changes before leaving.
Select a folder for backup/restore drivers - the default folder will be displayed. To select a new location either click in the box and enter a folder name and location or use the "..." button to select a new folder.
Save downloaded drivers to this folder - the default folder will be displayed. To select a new location either click in the box and enter a folder name and location or use the "..." button to select a new folder.
Show alert messages when restoring data - when necessary Easy Driver Pro displays a warning message before starting the driver restoration process in order to avoid incorrect operations.
Show reboot message after restoring drivers - a message prompting you to reboot after the restoration is complete.
On exiting send Easy Driver Pro to the system tray - Minimizes the program to the system tray. To restore the program, click the program icon in the system tray.
From the Settings Menu click "Internet."
Enable proxy settings - checking the box will connect you to the internet using whatever proxy server you select. You will need to enter the address, port, login and password for the proxy server you wish to use.
Maximum number of simultaneous driver downloads - the default is set to 3, to change this click the down arrow and you can select a number between 1 and 5. Easy Driver Pro recommends 3 drivers as the optimal number to download at one time.
Schedule Automatic Scan
Keep your drivers up to date by setting up an automatic scan which will check your system for driver updates on regular basis.
From the Settings menu, click "Schedule." Choose between the following options:
Run scan at startup - automatically runs a driver scan every time you start the program.
Select time & frequency - a driver scan will run at whatever time and frequency you select.
Idle mode - a driver scan will run when your computer is not in use at whatever time frame you select.