Installing Devices and their Drivers
Updated: August 31, 2007
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
Devices communicate with Windows by using software components called drivers. For a description of the device installation process, and how Windows selects a device driver for a newly install device, see the Device Management and Installation Overview in the Technical Reference.
The following is required to perform the procedures for this task:
You might have to restart the computer to complete this task.
Device Manager. Device Manager is included with the Windows operating system.
PnPUtil.exe. The PnPUtil command-line tool is included with the Windows operating system.
To complete this task, you can perform the following procedures: