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Last Updated: 12/12/2016

Path is a local or Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path to a location that contains out-of-box device drivers that you want to make available during Windows Setup. During the windowsPE configuration pass, these drivers are copied to the driver store of the Windows image.



Specifies the local or UNC path that contains out-of-box drivers. During the windowsPE configuration pass, drivers in this path are copied to the driver store of the Windows image.

Path is a string with a maximum length of 259 characters.

This string type does not support empty elements. Do not create an empty value for this setting.

Valid Passes


Parent Hierarchy

microsoft-windows-pnpcustomizationswinpe- | DriverPaths | PathAndCredentials | Path

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see microsoft-windows-pnpcustomizationswinpe-.

XML Example

The following XML output specifies the UNC paths to additional locations for device drivers and the credentials used to access those paths.

<!-- First PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="1">
<!-- Second PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="2">


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