INF file or Setup Information file, is a plain text file used by Microsoft Windows for installation of drivers.

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Install INF on Win8 using RUNDLL32 does nothing

I am trying to install a device driver from the command line using the following: RUNDLL32.EXE SETUPAPI.DLL,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 132 .\<driver>_x64.inf Unfortunately nothing ...
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Can I uninstall a device driver through an INF section?

At MSDN it is stated that there are two techniques to install INF files on Windows XP or later: Programmatically through SetupCopyOEMInf function. Add an entry called CopyInf on an INF section. ...
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How to install a dummy printer by command?

i need to install a fake/dummy printer on windows using a command or a batch file. I was able to install a dummy printer using the wizard and selecting a NUL port. The problem is that i need to add ...
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What exactly are device drivers and INF files?

I know that a device driver is a piece of software that enables the OS to communicate with a piece of hardware, but recently I've heard about INF files and have gotten quite confused. Some sources say ...
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What causes “The INF file you selected does not support this method of installation.” error?

This question is related to this one. Also, I think it's not duplicate of this question, since I'm not asking about specific device but a more general case. Where can I find information about driver ...
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Error: “The inf file you selected does not support this method of installation”

I'm asking this here because a Google search for this error string turns up poor results, so hopefully some people will post better answers here and Google will index it! While trying to install this ...
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How to check inf manufacturer

I am trying to create a WiX installer that should install USB drivers as well. It installs the application but not drivers. In the log file I have: DIFXAPP: INFO: Installing INF file ...
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Why is my Windows user directory littered with .inf and .sys files?

I've noticed quite an accumulation of files in my base users directory on Windows Vista (C:\Users\username). I really hate having files littered across my hard drive unnecessarily. Some of them seem ...
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How should I set up a [DefaultInstall] for a vinyl cutter driver?

I'm trying to setup a default install for a vinyl cutter (printer) driver. It uses several files that I think need to be copied to use the driver. Normally when installing it the user would need to ...
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Can I determine what files an inf file uses?

I am managing multiple wim images using dism from the Windows AIK. I have folder of drivers for each machine type so that I can add support for the machine type to the wim. dism.exe ...
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Unable to install - INF file not found

I just got a new graphics card, AMD Radeon HD 7790, and I'm having trouble installing the driver. I uninstalled my all of my old graphics drivers and used Driver Sweeper. I then downloaded the ...
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AUTORUN.inf not working

Could sombody please tell me why my Autorun.inf is not working when i burn it to CD rom..? I have checked the fille names and they all exist? [autorun] open="VTS\TREADSTONE LT\TREADSTONE LT.bat" ...
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Why does Windows not recognize the INF file for my device

I am trying to install drivers on my computer for a USB device. It shows up in the device manager as Unknown Device underneath Universal Serial Bus controllers. When I try to update the driver with ...
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Convert a 32 bit windows driver to 64 bit. Is it possible?

I'm in a real mess now. I have a 32bit driver for my Frontech 2215 e-cam . I have searched the internet was unable to find a 64bit driver even in the manufacturer's site. Hope someone could come up ...
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How to INF mod: Replacing 32bit dlls with 64bits

I've got a driver setup for 32 bit: An INF file and an x86 folder with two 32 bit dlls. I need to replace these 32 bit dll files with 64 bit ones. I just simply overwrite 32 bit files but no lock. ...
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Deleting .inf files during XP Pro SP 3 install

I've got a very old laptop that I use because it's the only thing I have left that has a standard 'Centronics' LPT port. I had to dig it out again after it's had a few years gathering dust on the ...
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Installing a driver's INF file?

I've been fixing a friends computer which had all manner of things wrong with it, so I just wiped the whole thing and reinstalled Windows 7 (with the debugged service pack update). Everything was ...
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Install .INF on Windows 7?

I have a bunch of Vista-compatible drivers from Sony for my laptop. All the ones that come with installers work just fine. However a large number of them only came with an .INF file. I could ...
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How do you find out the INF file that is being used when you plug in a device in Windows

How do you find out the INF file that is being used when you plug in a device in windows . We are plugging in a USB modem and it tries to install the MBB USB Drivers and then throws a error "INF ...