List all Added Device Driver Packages in the Driver Store

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

You can use this procedure to list all of the driver packages that have been added to the driver store after Windows was installed. Driver packages included as part of Windows are not displayed in the output. Driver packages that have been manually installed, staged in the driver store by an administrator, or installed from Windows Update or the DevicePath folders are included in the output.

Any user account can be used to complete this procedure.

To list device driver packages that have been added to the driver store

  • At a command prompt, type the following, and then press ENTER:

    pnputil -e

Value Description


Specifies to display all device driver package that have been added to the driver store.

The output resembles the following:

Microsoft PnP Utility

Published name : oem0.inf
Driver package provider : Microsoft Corporation
Class : Windows Mobile devices
Driver version and date : 08/21/2006 6.0.6008.0
Signer name : microsoft windows hardware compatibility publisher

Each additional driver package will be identified by a "Published name" that is oemX**.inf**, where X is an incrementing number for each package.