Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2


Displays a list of all installed device drivers and their properties.


driverquery  [/s Computer] [/u Domain\User/p Password] [/fo {TABLE | LIST | CSV}] [/nh] [{/v | /si}]

/s Computer
Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes). The default is the local computer.

/u Domain \ User
Runs the command with the account permissions of the user specified by User or Domain\User. The default is the permissions of the current logged on user on the computer issuing the command.

/p Password
Specifies the password of the user account that is specified in the /u parameter.

/fo {TABLE | LIST | CSV}
Specifies the format to display the driver information. Valid values are TABLE, LIST, and CSV. The default format for output is TABLE.

Omits the header row from the displayed driver information. Valid when the /fo parameter is set to TABLE or CSV.

Specifies that detailed driver information be displayed.

Specifies to display to properties of signed drivers.

Displays help at the command prompt.


The following examples show how you can use the driverquery command:


driverquery /fo csv

driverquery /nh

driverquery /s ipaddress

driverquery /s server1 /u hirpln /v

driverquery /s server1 /u maindom\hirpln /p p@ssw3d /fo list

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Format Meaning


Information that the user must supply


Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

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