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Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Adds a driver package to a driver group.

WDSUTIL /Add-DriverGroupPackage /DriverGroup:<Group Name> [/Server:<Server Name>] {/DriverPackage:<Name> | /PackageId:<ID>}


Parameter Description

/DriverGroup:<Group Name>

Specifies the name of the driver group.

/Server:<Server name>

Specifies the name of the server. This can be the NetBIOS name or the FQDN. If no server name is specified, the local server is used.


Specifies the name of the driver package to be added to the group. You must specify this option if the driver package cannot be uniquely identified by name.


Specifies the ID for a package. To find the Package ID, click the driver group that the package is in (or the All Packages node), right-click the package, and then click Properties. The Package ID is listed on the General tab, for example: {DD098D20-1850-4FC8-8E35-EA24A1BEFF5E}.

To add a driver package, type one of the following:

WDSUTIL /Add-DriverGroupPackage /DriverGroup:PrinterDrivers /PackageId:{4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
WDSUTIL /Add-DriverGroupPackage /DriverGroup:PrinterDrivers /DriverPackage:XYZ

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