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.
  • /nh
    Omits the header row from the displayed driver information. Valid when the /fo parameter is set to TABLE or CSV.
  • /v
    Specifies that detailed driver information be displayed.
  • /si
    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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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

See Also


Command-line reference A-Z
Command shell overview