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Device Installation

Updated: January 6, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

When you attach a new piece of hardware to your computer, Windows attempts to detect the device type and install a device driver so that Windows can communicate with and control the device. Devices and their device drivers appear in the Device Manager Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in.


Event ID Source Message



Driver Management concluded the process to install driver %1 for Device Instance ID %4 with the following status: %9.

Related Management Information

User Plug and Play

Core Operating System

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