How to get an Inventory of all the Installed Device Drivers in a Machine?

Driverquery command in Windows will help us in getting the Inventory of all the Device Drivers installed in a machine. This information will be very essential to identify the vendor details, Driver files and other important stats. In this article, you will understand how to use this command to generate the report.

Importance of a RunOnce Key in Device Driver Installation

Well, The Run and RunOnce registry entries help programs to be run automatically. In device driver installations,  A RunOnce entry is executed immediately after the driver is installed; These entries are not executed until the user logs on. For a Client-side installation, all RunOnce entries are executed. No Run, RunEx, or RunOnceEx entries are executed.… Continue reading Importance of a RunOnce Key in Device Driver Installation

Package Device Driver Applications using DPInst.exe

When a Driver application gets installed on to a machine, it installs driver information like PNF, INF, CAT files in the location “C:\Windows\inf”. By default, these files will be named as oemXX.pnf or oemXX.inf where XX stands for the number. Ex: oem1.INF, oem1.PNF and so on. So when we do a capture of such applications,… Continue reading Package Device Driver Applications using DPInst.exe