Device Management and Installation Operations Guide
Updated: August 31, 2007
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
This Operations Guide provides administering information for devices and their drivers in Microsoft® Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008.
Device Management and Installation is a group of technologies that supports the installation of hardware devices and the device driver software that allows them to communicate with Windows. Features in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 give administrators the ability to control the devices that can be installed on the computers they manage.
In this guide
Installing, Configuring, and Removing Devices and their Drivers
Securing Device Driver Packages with Digital Signatures
Customizing the Device Driver Installation Process
Controlling Which Devices Can Be Installed by Standard Users
Controlling the Use of Removable Devices and Media
Produced by: Microsoft Windows Server User Assistance
Writer: Dave Bishop
Editor: Scott Somohano
Technical reviewers: Darrell Gorter, Ping Xu, and George Roussos