Overview of INF Files
An INF file is a text file that contains all the information that device installation components used to install a driver. Windows installs drivers using INF files. This information includes the following:
Driver name and location
Driver version information
Windows INF files do not contain installation scripts. The installation procedures are part of a Microsoft Win32 installer application, such as the New Device Wizard and the Add Hardware Wizard, with each INF file acting as a resource.
This section contains the following information:
See INF File Sections and Directives for a complete description of INF file format.