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.DRV File Extension

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File TypeDevice Driver

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CategorySystem Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Driver file used by Windows operating systems to connect and communicate with hardware devices (both external and internal); contains commands and parameters for how device and the operating system communicate together; also used to install a device driver on a computer.

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NOTE: Do not open an unknown DRV file since they have been known to contain viruses.

Program(s) that open .DRV files
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Microsoft Windows
Updated 2/2/2010