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Credentials is an optional setting used to access the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path specified by the Path.

Child Elements



Specifies the domain of the account used for authentication. If the account is not a domain account, then the computer name should be used instead of the domain name.


Specifies the password of the account used for authentication.


Specifies the user name of the account.

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.

<!-- First PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="1">
<!-- Second PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="2">

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