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DriverPaths

DriverPaths specifies one or more paths that contain out-of-box drivers. These out-of-box drivers are copied to the Windows image during the windowsPE configuration pass. DriverPaths is a container for one or more PathAndCredentials list items.

By using this setting, you can add boot-critical and non-boot-critical drivers to your Windows image before it is installed.

Child Elements

 

PathAndCredentials

Specifies a local or Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path to the out-of-box drivers and, optionally, the Credentials used to access them.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-PnpCustomizationsWinPE.

XML Example

The following XML output specifies the UNC paths to additional locations for device drivers and the credentials used to access those paths.

<DriverPaths>
<!-- First PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="1">
      <Path>\\myFirstDriverPath\DriversFolder</Path>
      <Credentials>
         <Domain>MyDomain</Domain>
         <Username>MyUsername</Username>
         <Password>MyPassword</Password>
      </Credentials>
   </PathAndCredentials>
<!-- Second PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="2">
      <Path>C:\Drivers</Path>
      <Credentials>
         <Domain>MyComputerName</Domain>
         <Username>MyUsername</Username>
         <Password>MyPassword</Password>
      </Credentials>
   </PathAndCredentials>
</DriverPaths>

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