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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 by Christopher W. Urban, Ron D. Crumbaker, Chris Mosby

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8.5. Installing Device Drivers into OSD

Now you have configured a package to perform Windows Vista upgrades and then another package to install that same Windows Vista install package onto a bare-metal system. However, what happens if you get a new system with a completely new setup, including device drivers that are not installed within the current package so that when the machine comes online it will not be able to attach to the network?

Microsoft has provided the ability to import device drivers into Configuration Manager 2007 and add them to the boot images or driver packages so they can be installed as part of the operating system deployment task. To import Windows device drivers, take the following steps:

  1. Expand the Configuration Manager ...

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