DRV, Device Driver (.drv)

The DRV System file format

The DRV extension is the common file format used by driver on Windows computers. Driver are needed by the operation system to enable communication between the computer and a hardware component like a printer. DRV files are also used to install the necessary driver on the computer in the first place.

Technical details of DRV files

DRV files contain information that enables or facilitates the communication between a computer and a hardware device. This information is stored as commands and parameters. DRV files are easily affected by viruses. Perform a thorough scan when you plan on opening an unknown DRV file.

More information about the DRV file format

File extension .drv
File category System
Associated programs Microsoft Windows
Useful links More Information about the Device Drivers
Developer N/A
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