Configuring Device Properties

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

When you install a device and its device driver, it is configured with default settings as specified by the manufacturer. These default settings are adequate for most users, but when you find that a setting needs to be customized for a specific situation, you can use these procedures to configure the device to meet your requirements.

Task requirements

The following is required to perform the procedures for this task:

  • You might have to restart the computer to complete this task.

  • Device Manager. Device Manager is included with the Windows operating system.

  • PnPUtil.exe. The PnPUtil command-line tool is included with the Windows operating system.

To complete this task, you can perform the following procedures: