DRV - Device Driver

What is a DRV file

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.

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.

Here's a small, but not exhaustive list of programs that can open DRV documents:

  • Microsoft Windows
Extension DRV
MIME type application/octet-stream
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