Getting HP drivers for MDT deployments

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 20 Oct. 2011 / Last Updated on 20 Oct. 2011]

How to get HP drivers in a form you can use for MDT deployments.

To import device drivers into Deployment Workbench, the drivers need to be in a certain form (INF files). If you are deploying Windows 7 to HP hardware, you can download HP drivers in the form MDT needs by using HP Softpaq Download Manager. This terrific tool provides you with a catalog of items (including drivers) for each computer model with the option to download and extract the drivers in order to obtain to the raw driver files (INF files). For more information, see http://h20331.www2.hp.com/Hpsub/cache/509658-0-0-225-121.html

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The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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