The PnP Utility can be used to stage a driver package in Windows Vista. When you use the PnP Utility to stage a driver package, the actual device does not have to be present. Windows Vista considers that the package is a trusted package after an administrator uses the utility to stage the signed driver package to the driver store. Then, a standard user can connect the device, and Windows Vista silently installs the device.
Article ID: 937793 - Last Review: Jun 11, 2007 - Revision: 1