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Driver Fusion 2.8

March 12, 2015

We're very excited to announce the release of Driver Fusion 2.8, now available for download. This releases introduces many community suggested features, along with several other changes that you will find below.

New features:

  • Device control & health check - Community suggested feature - The destinations for driver backups are now entirely shared. You can add new or delete existing destinations through the settings.
  • Update - Community suggested feature - Added a progress indicator while updating Driver Fusion to a new version.
  • Interface - Community suggested feature - The dialog screens and menu are redesigned to improve usability.
  • Settings - Community suggested feature - The settings have been completely redesigned and reorganized with a focus on the ease of use. As a result, several settings have been changed or combined with other settings. Along with these improvements, the settings are now stored in another format that is less prone to error.

Changed features:

  • Monitor - Community suggested feature - Improved the detection of the latest Intel CPUs.
  • Device control - Community suggested feature - Install a driver now includes driver backups from all destinations.
  • Device control - Improved the detection of corrupt driver backups.
  • Windows - Improved the compatibility with Windows 10.
  • Connectivity - Improved the detection of internet access.
  • Interface - Increased the width of the edges of the window to make it easier to resize.
  • Interface - Improved the performance, most noticeable on low-end machines.
  • Interface - On Windows XP, decreased the font size to match the font size of Windows Vista and higher.
  • Interface - The window location is now remembered per screen resolution.
  • Interface - Improved the positioning of menu buttons on small window sizes.

Resolved issues:

  • Starting/closing - Opening another instance of Driver Fusion could occasionally cause Driver Fusion to close unintentionally.
  • Desktop - Resolution and monitor information was not stored correctly.
  • Interface - On Windows XP, maximize would only maximize to one half of the screen.
  • Steam - Two Steam achievements could in some cases not unlock.


Anything else you would like to see added or improved? Let us know!
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Driver Fusion 2.7

December 23, 2014

Driver Fusion 2.7 has been released and is available for download. This release focuses on the new online service. Below you will find information regarding the old online service and the other changes.

New features:

  • Health check - Community suggested feature - Added a progress indicator to visualize the device that is currently being fixed.

Changed features:

  • Health check - Improved the ordering of missing and outdated drivers.
  • Desktop - Improved the performance of restoring the desktop icons.
  • Settings - The settings are now automatically saved after every change instead of only on close.
  • Service - The online service that allows you to gain access to several features, such as the automatic driver updated, has been completely rewritten. This new online service enables us to deploy new versions more easily without disrupting the service and is also more friendly to firewalls. The old online service will remain fully functional until February 1st, 2015. After this date only signing in with your email address and updating will remain functional for the old online service. As of Driver Fusion 2.7 the new online service will be used.

Resolved issues:

  • Device control - Identify could in some cases not show any results.
  • Device control - Reselecting a device could occasionally cause Driver Fusion to freeze or close unintentionally.
  • Device control - The backed up driver text did not update after selecting another destination.
  • Device control - Changing the sort order of online drivers could in some cases cause Driver Fusion to freeze or close unintentionally.
  • Desktop - Desktop icons could in some cases not restore to the correct location.


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Everyone at Treexy would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. As this year is ending, we would also like to thank you for your continued support. We will be back with more releases and news on our latest projects in 2015.


Driver Fusion 2.6

November 7, 2014

Driver Fusion 2.6 has been released and is available for download. This release focuses on improving the user experience. Below you will find the release notes containing all the changes.

New features:

  • Device control & health check - Added diagnostic logging to provide easier troubleshooting. The log files are automatically stored in the log folder in the installation folder.

Changed features:

  • Device control - Moved uninstall from driver overview to device overview.
  • Device control - Added a small delay before searching for a device to improve performance on low-end machines.
  • Device control - Identifying devices and downloading drivers can now be cancelled.
  • Health check - It is now possible to scroll through the health categories during fixing.
  • Health check - Exclude is now hidden during and after fixing.
  • Health check - Improved the progress indication of downloading drivers by showing the progress per file instead of per driver.
  • Health check - Identical drivers are no longer downloaded multiple times for different devices.
  • Monitor - Support has been added for the latest Intel processors.
  • Interface - Improved sorting performance in data grids.
  • Interface - Many changes to improve perceived performance.
  • Interface - Added auto focus to all dialog screens.

Resolved issues:

  • Device control - Device enable or disable showed an incorrect failed message.
  • Device control - Confirmation warnings no longer have a delay after choosing the action.
  • Device control - Uninstall could in some cases be hidden, especially with devices without drivers.
  • Health check - Adding an outdated drivers could occasionally cause Driver Fusion to freeze for a moment.
  • Health check - Outdated drivers could in some cases never detect any drivers, with special thanks to Jorn for testing.
  • Localization - Chinese (Simplified) was not automatically detected.
  • Interface - The border could occasionally not show around the window when it was not focused.


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Driver Fusion 2.5

September 12, 2014

Driver Fusion 2.5 has been released and is available for download. This release focuses on improving the interface and user experience. Below you will find the release notes containing all the changes.

New features:

  • Health check - Community suggested feature - You can now exclude a device or available driver in health check. This enables you to keep the current driver if you know that the driver is fine as is.
  • Device control & health check - Improved the performance of retrieving device properties on Windows Vista and higher.
  • Reporting - Added a report that you can send to Treexy for diagnostic purposes.
  • Localization - Improved the Chinese (Simplified) translation with special thanks to YanJun Sun.

Changed features:

  • Reporting - The reporting feature has been moved from device control to settings.
  • Health check - The additional driver information, such as the provider and release date, can now be accessed directly instead of through the tooltip of the driver.
  • Starting - Improved the startup time of Driver Fusion by about 10%.
  • Interface - The settings menu has been redesign for consistency.
  • Interface - All links are now colored to make them more distinguishable.
  • Interface - Most interface elements in health check and driver families now change their background color when you hover over them.

Resolved issues:

  • Interface - Localized dates could in some cases not display in accordance with the regional settings of Windows.
  • Interface - Adding a new outdated driver in health check could occasionally cause the interface to stop responding for a short time.


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Driver Fusion 2.4

August 15, 2014

Driver Fusion 2.4 has been released and is available for download. Below you will find the release notes containing all the changes.

Changed features:

  • Health check - Improved matching of drivers with common identifiers used among manufacturers.
  • Interface - Inconsistent alignment of update available text.
  • Connectivity - Improved handling of network problems.

Resolved issues:

  • Device control & health check - Devices could in some cases not show any installed driver, especially with network adapters, even though there was a driver installed.
  • Device control & health check - Driver install could sometimes fail due to some files not being able to download.
  • Starting/closing - Searching while loading devices could occasionally cause Driver Fusion to freeze or close unintentionally.
  • Interface - Increased the maximum input length of most text boxes.


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Driver Fusion 2.3

August 1, 2014

Driver Fusion 2.3 has been released and is available for download or update within Driver Fusion. This release focuses on resolving existing issues. Below you will find the release notes containing the other changes.

New features:

  • Health check - The tooltip of the driver now includes an error message when the driver download fails.

Changed features:

  • Device control - Installing a driver now returns to the previously selected device again.
  • Health check - System protection is no longer executed when driver backup is the only selected group.
  • Health check - Improved matching of drivers with common identifiers used among manufacturers.
  • Health check - Devices and drivers are now sorted by their class.

Resolved issues:

  • Device control & health check - Driver install could sometimes fail due to some files not being able to download.
  • Device control - The naming scheme of backup could occasionally generate existing names.
  • Device control - The information at the bottom of install driver was not completely visible with some translations.
  • Health check - Driver backup could in some cases not detect all existing backups correctly.
  • Health check - Changing the driver backup destination did not correctly update the status of existing backups.
  • Health check - Missing drivers never listing any drivers available for download.
  • History - Restore did not continue when a registry entry was corrupt.
  • Filters - The delete button was still visible after deleting the last filter item (only with the view custom filter).
  • Starting/closing - Unintentional closing while retrieving the achievements from Steam.
  • Starting/closing - Unintentional closing due to devices with a non-existent class.
  • Starting/closing - The notification bar could occasionally cause Driver Fusion to freeze or close unintentionally.
  • Starting/closing - Selecting a backup to install could in some cases, especially with corrupt backups or when no driver was installed, cause Driver Fusion to close unintentionally.


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Driver Fusion 2.2

July 2, 2014

Driver Fusion 2.2 has been released and is available for download or update within Driver Fusion. This release features multiple performance improvements, improved health check results, and a more responsive interface. See below for a full list of all the changes made.

New features:

  • Interface - Health check and driver family now show progress in the taskbar of Windows 7 and higher.
  • Health check - The tooltip of the driver now includes the Windows error message when the driver install fails.
  • Device control - Added a driver backup failed message in case the backup failed.
  • Device control - The message shown when a driver install fails now includes the Windows error message.
  • Device control - Added the authenticode information of the driver to driver overview.
  • Device control - Community suggested feature - You can now also backup online drivers instead of only installed drivers. This enables you to download a driver without being forced to immediately install the driver.
  • Settings - Community suggested feature - A new setting has been added so that a minimum driver signature can be selected for the drivers that are downloadable through health check or device control. The available options are none, signed, authenticode verified by a trusted publisher, authenticode, and WHQL.
  • Driver families - Added new categories and devices with a lot of new driver family entries to clean, such as devices and peripherals from Razer, Mad Catz, Synaptics, Dell, Epson, Lexmark, Kyocera, Brother and Canon. The existing driver families also have been greatly improved by adding a large number of new driver family entries.
  • Interface - All screens are now loaded asynchronous and do not block the user interface anymore during loading.
  • Interface - Longer lasting tasks, such as the health check and driver family scan, can now be cancelled.
  • Filters - Added a filter to show custom, existing or all filters.
  • Localization - Added 11 new languages: Chinese (Traditional, Taiwan) with special thanks to D. Hsieh, Yoruba (Nigeria), Punjabi (India), Nepali (Nepal), Maori (New Zealand), Lao (Lao P.D.R.), Khmer (Cambodia), Igbo (Nigeria), Hausa (Latin, Nigeria), Bosnian (Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Mongolian (Cyrillic, Mongolia), and Marathi (India).
  • Health check - The tooltip of the driver now includes the provider, release date, version, and signature.
  • Health check - Changed the cursor of the driver backup destination icon to a pointer to better indicate that it is clickable.

Changed features:

  • Health check - Drivers with a lower version number than the installed driver are now also allowed to be installed. This is especially useful when the older driver, such as the default Microsoft driver, has a higher version number than the newer driver shipped by the vendor.
  • Health check - Increased the amount of drivers that can be downloaded for missing and outdated drivers through improved matching.
  • Device control - Changed the color for missing devices and missing drivers in the colored bar.
  • Device control - Improved the overall detection rate of device identifier by including the compatible ids of the device.
  • Device control - The installed driver filter is now always located at the right side of the screen for consistency.
  • Device control - Improved and the naming scheme and performance of backup.
  • Interface - Renamed location at driver backup to destination to make it similar to health check.
  • Treexy account - It is now possible to register and sign in using your email address instead of a username. The existing usernames are no longer required and will be removed in the future. Remembered account details (if enabled) will automatically use your email address the next time you sign in.
  • Treexy account - Improved handling of sign in and sign out so that users have less chance of waiting for the server to reset existing sessions that are not closed correctly.
  • Interface - The filters and history data grid now automatically scrolls to the top when changing the selected item.
  • Interface - Screens that have success messages (such as resend email or reset password) now show a green notification upon success.
  • Interface - All dialog screens are now the same size.

Resolved issues:

  • Health check - Updated the translations to give a more meaningful warning message. For example, no more driver install confirmation warning is given when only a driver backup is created.
  • Product activation - The upgrade to premium label was not immediately hidden after license activation.
  • Device control - Devices could in some cases not show any driver information even though there was a driver installed.
  • Device control - Removing a backup in install driver did not refresh the content correctly.
  • Device control - Install driver asked to select the online driver to install when the only available driver was hidden due to the active filter setting.
  • Device control - Switching between the results of device identifier no longer has a delay.
  • Device control - Reboot notifications could in some cases not show.
  • Device control - The view all filter did not show phantom devices.
  • Device control - The current search query was not reapplied after performing a scan.
  • Device control - The state of related devices did not refresh when enabling or disabling a device that influences the state of related devices. For example, Bluetooth devices are usually related to a couple of other devices.
  • Device control & health check - Driver backup could in some cases not detect all existing backups correctly.
  • Device control & health check - The last used backup destination was not remembered correctly between device control and health check.
  • Interface - Localized dates were not displayed in accordance with the regional settings of Windows.
  • Interface - White pixels and lines shown on top of the window.
  • Interface - Inconsistent alignment of the text in the there are no items available entry.
  • Interface - Very slow sorting of columns in data grids with a large number of entries.
  • Driver family - The types of the driver families were not translated.
  • Health check - The first group in health check shifted up a few pixels as soon as the scrollbar appeared.
  • Health check - The animation of collapsing a group in health check could sometimes flicker.
  • Starting/closing - Unintentional closing due to invalid window positions being used to restore the window to.
  • Starting/closing - Sorting entries could in some cases, especially during an active scan, cause Driver Fusion to close unintentionally.


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Driver Fusion 2.1

March 21, 2014

Version 2.1 of Driver Fusion is available for download or update within Driver Fusion. This release brings a fresh new look and more colorful design to the entire interface. We've also made the analysis feature, to find missing or outdated drivers on your system, available to free users after popular demand. Driver Fusion 2.1 also contains many other improvements. For a list of all changes, consult the full release notes below.

New features:

  • Device control - You can now search for a device name to make it easier to find specific devices.
  • Device control - Devices now show their own device icon instead of the device status icon. A colored bar, that represents the current device status, is now shown to the left of the device.
  • Health check - Community suggested feature - The analysis feature, such as finding all missing or outdated drivers on your system, is now available to free users. A premium license is required to download and install these drivers, or to create a backup of all drivers.

Changed features:

  • Device control - Driver backups now store signature information in the backup information file (.3xy).
  • Health check - Community suggested feature - The last used backup location is now remembered. The backup location is also added to the backup locations of driver backup in device control.
  • Health check - Improved the algorithm for finding both missing and outdated drivers.
  • Interface - Health check is now the default screen when opening Driver Fusion.
  • Interface - The notification bar now automatically scales the text size in relation to the available space.
  • Interface - The menu has been redesigned to make it clearer and easier to use.
  • Interface - Slightly reduced the width of the resize grip on the edges of the window to make scrollbars easier to use.
  • Interface - On Windows Vista and higher, the native folder dialog is now used instead of the previous used folder dialog.
  • Manual - The manual shipped with the installer has been removed and replaced by an online manual.

Resolved issues:

  • Device control - Selecting a device could occasionally select the parent of the device.
  • Health check - Performing a driver backup could in some cases freeze Driver Fusion.
  • Health check - Scanning for outdated drivers could in some cases freeze Driver Fusion.
  • Health check - A missing or outdated driver installation would sometimes fail to install.
  • Starting/closing - Several issues that caused Driver Fusion to close unintentionally.


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Driver Fusion 2.0

February 8, 2014

This new release contains the most requested feature for Driver Fusion, namely an automatic driver updater! This feature can be found in health check under maintenance, together with the ability to automatically create a backup of all drivers. Driver Fusion 2.0 also contains many other improvements and resolved issues. Below you will find the release notes containing the other changes.

New features:

  • Health check - Community suggested feature - Health check analyses your computer's health and helps you to easily fix the detected issues. Its automatic driver updater is ideal for installing missing or newer drivers without having to worry about technical details. You can also use health check to create a backup of all installed drivers at once.
  • Driver backup & online - Community suggested feature - The installed driver version is now displayed to easily distinguish between the different driver versions.
  • Driver backup & online - Community suggested feature - Added a filter to hide the installed driver version from the available drivers that can be installed.
  • Driver backup & online - Community suggested feature - The installed driver version and the backed up driver version (if any) is now displayed.
  • Device control - Driver files now includes the information file (.inf) and catalog file (.cat) from the installed driver.
  • Device control - Driver backups are now stored in an easy to understand folder name by including the device name and driver version.
  • Device identifier - Increased the amount of devices that can be identified as a result of multiple inquiries per device.
  • Filters - You can now use a file and directory browser to make it easier to select a file or directory.

Changed features:

  • Device control - Improved the performance of retrieving device and driver information.
  • Device control - Driver backups now store more data in the backup information file (.3xy) to improve filtering for devices.
  • Device control - Driver files now automatically wrap the text when it exceeds the available width.
  • Device control - It is now possible to enable and disable devices with encountered problems.
  • Device control - Improved the performance of loading all devices by about 800%. This is especially noticeable on Windows XP and Windows Vista.
  • Monitor - The interface is no longer disabled during initial loading of the screen. Loading is now also immediately finished when visiting the monitor screen again.
  • Interface - In case of a network problem, the premium status is now only reset when going to another screen. This allows the user to continue with their current screen even though online features will be out of order due to the network problem.
  • History - The interface is no longer disabled during initial loading of the screen.
  • Interface - Improved the overall responsiveness of Driver Fusion.
  • Interface - The file sizes of empty files are now displayed as 0 KB instead of 0 B.
  • Settings - Renamed messages, located in the general section, to protection.
  • Settings - The system restore setting is now located under protection in the general section.
  • System protection - On Windows 8, system protection is now always executed regardless of the age of a previous restore point. This is now consistent with the behaviour from previous Windows versions.
  • Steam - Removed Steam Community Overlay integration as it was disabled by Valve.

Resolved issues:

  • Device control - On Windows XP, a driver backup could in some cases not find a catalog file.
  • Device control - On Windows Vista, driver information would sometimes be empty.
  • Device control - On Windows Vista, a driver could in some cases not be downloaded.
  • Device control - A driver backup was not saving the backup information file (.3xy) when the backup location was changed. This prevented Driver Fusion from automatically detecting the created backups.
  • Device control - Several dates, such as the driver release date, were not displayed in accordance with the regional settings of Windows.
  • Device control - Very short button flickering when selecting a different device.
  • Device control - The backup and uninstall buttons were still visible when there was no driver installed.
  • Product activation - Adding an existing Driver Fusion Premium product code displayed the incorrect error message.
  • Starting/closing - Several issues that caused Driver Fusion to close unintentionally.
  • Steam - Fixed an issue with the Steam build that caused Driver Fusion to randomly close immediately after starting.


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Driver Fusion 1.9

December 11, 2013

Driver Fusion 1.9 has been released! The main changes of this release are the new driver online feature, many interface improvements and an improved driver backup. Below you will find the release notes containing the other changes.

New features:

  • Driver online - In device control you can now download drivers for your devices with ease. This is not only useful for devices without drivers, but also if you want to update your existing driver. The online driver database is constantly updated with new drivers, but achieving a solid collection is going to take some time to complete.
  • Driver backup - Community suggested feature - Driver Fusion will now ask you to select a backup location first. The last ten backup locations are automatically remembered.
  • Driver backup - Backups made with device control now support information files with multiple platforms and operating systems.
  • History - The log and restore screen have been combined into a single history screen, allowing quicker access to common information.

Changed features:

  • Device control - Devices are now sorted alphabetically for easier navigation.
  • Interface - Data grids now automatically wrap the text when it exceeds the available width.
  • Interface - The screen shown to users when premium is required now shows a link to activate a product when the user is signed in.
  • Interface - All dialog screens are now movable.

Resolved issues:

  • Starting/closing - Several issues that caused Driver Fusion to close unintentionally.
  • Interface - Several dates were not displayed in accordance with the regional settings of Windows.


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