How to test a driver package

You can use Visual Studio to deploy and install a driver package on a test computer, and then verify that the driver is installed and running.



Step 1: To test the driver installation on a test computer

After you have configured and provisioned a test computer, you can configure the driver package project so that it is automatically deployed and installed on the test computer.

  1. Open the property pages for your driver project. Right-click the driver project in Solution Explorer and select Properties.
  2. In the property pages for the driver, click Configuration Properties, click Driver Install, and then click Deployment.
  3. Select the Enable deployment option. For more information, see Deployment Properties for Driver Projects.
  4. Select the test computer you have configured as the Remote Computer.
  5. Under Driver Installation Options, click Install and Verify, and then select the Default Driver Installation Task.

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