Friday, February 13, 2009

Adding Hardware Driver to Windows 2008 Core Edition

Steps for installing Hardware Driver on Windows 2008 Core

1 If the driver for your new hardware is included in Windows Server 2008, Plug
and Play will start and install the driver automaticly.
· If the driver for the hardware is not included in Windows 2008 core
2. Copy the driver files to a temporary folder on the server running a Server Core
3.On the command prompt, open the folder where the driver files are located and tye the command below

pnputil -i -a driverinf //driverinf is the name of your ".inf" file

4. If prompted, restart the computer.

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