Did you find or received DRV file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is DRV file extension and how you can open it.

What is a DRV file ext?

The .DRV files extension identifies device driver files. Driver files allow computers to operate and communicate with attached hardware. Normally your computer should be able to automatically identify the driver associated with a new piece of hardware, and so there should be no need to access the file manually.

How to open a DRV file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like DRV. When you double click on the DRV file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received DRV files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with DRV files

Scan the file
Before trying to open DRV files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open DRV files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open DRV file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to DRV by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many DRV file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension DRV you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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