Hello All,
I am attempting to make an image that will work for the 6 different types of HP computers that we use.
I have done all of the following:
- installed Windows 7 Enterprise N
- put all of the drivers in the following directory structure:
C:\Drivers
C:\Drivers\HP6200\....
C:\Drivers\HP6200\graphics\....
C:\Drivers\HP8460\ ....

I changed the following in the reg and added the "C:\Drivers" to the devicepath
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\DevicePath

When I reboot the computer none of the devices are automatically installed, but they do install if I go through the device manager and "scan for hardware changes" or update the driver and "browse my computer for driver software" search the "C:\Drivers" folder.

I have also tried using vernalex "sysprep driver scanner", this puts all of the individual directories into the registry (not just the parent)...
Why don't the drivers install automatically???
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If this is a sysprep;d image put the files in c:\windows\inf\someDirectory and it will find them there when it comes out of sysprep.
Answered 06/30/2014 by: SMal.tmcc
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