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Overview of INF Files

Last Updated: 7/30/2016

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
  • Registry information

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See INF File Sections and Directives for a complete description of INF file format.

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