Article ID: 167151 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q167151
When you attempt to add a driver in Windows NT, you may receive the following error message:
This message may appear even though the Oemsetup.inf or Oemsetnt.inf file exists in the location specified during the installation of the driver.
Setup cannot find Oemsetup.inf or Oemsetnt.inf. Please type a new path to the Oemsetup.inf file.
The [PlatformsSupported] section of the .inf file may not list a bus type (EISA, ISA, and so on) that exists on your computer.
Make sure that the .inf file contains the correct information for your computer's bus type in the [PlatformsSupported] section.
You must also make sure that you are installing the proper driver for your computer's bus type. You cannot install a driver that was specifically written for a bus type other than the type available on your computer.
Either an Oemsetup.inf or an Oemsetnt.inf file is required to provide installation instructions for adding a driver. The Oemsetup.inf or Oemsetnt.inf file contains a [PlatformsSupported] section similar to the following sample section:
[PlatformsSupported] EISA "Jazz-Internal Bus" ISA PCI
3c619c Network Adapter DriverThe driver for the 3c619c network card (3Com TokenLink III ISA) in the Drvlib\Netcard\X86 folder on the Windows NT 4.0 CD-ROM may generate this error message. This driver is an ISA driver, but ISA is not listed in the [PlatformsSupported] section of the .inf file.
To correct this problem, use the following steps:
Article ID: 167151 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 1.1