PnpCustomizationsWinPE (Standard 8 Module Reference)


Review the settings, dependencies and any notes for the PnPCustomizationsWinPE section of the Embedded Core module in the Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) module catalog.

Review the modules included in the PnpCustomizationsWinPE group of the Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) module catalog.

These settings specify one or more out-of-box drivers to add to a Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) image during installation. Drivers that are located in the paths specified by DriverPaths are copied to the driver store of the Standard 8 installation during the windowsPE configuration pass.

With these settings, you can add boot-critical as well as non-boot-critical drivers to a Standard 8 image before it is installed.

This module includes the following settings.


You can use the Action setting attribute to specify the action to take when you use the configuration file to create or modify an image. The following table shows the possible values.




Adds the item or items to an image.


Modifies the value or the item as specified in Key or Value in an image.


Removes the item or items in an image.

You use Key and Value attributes to specify the unique local or Universal Naming Convention (UNC) device-driver path to an additional location for Standard 8 device drivers. For example, you can specify three different device-driver paths by using the Key attribute of Path1, Path2, and Path3, and then enter the path using the Value attribute for each.