Start or Stop a Non-Plug and Play Device Driver
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
This topic provides a procedure that you can use to start or stop the device drivers for devices that do not conform to the Plug and Play specification. For a Plug and Play device, see Enable or Disable a Plug and Play Device.
Membership in the local Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure.
To start or stop a device driver for a non-Plug and Play device
Click the View menu, and then click Show hidden devices.
In the list of devices, double-click Non-Plug and Play Drivers, right-click the device you want, and then click Properties.
On the Driver tab, click Start or Stop, and then click OK.
- If the Start button on the Driver tab is unavailable, the driver is already started.