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# my drivers Inf files to drivers.cab?

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can i do all the files of my drivers inserted to drivers.cab in i386 folder???

instead of $OEM$\$1\Drivers folders -=[serialzs]=- #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites I'm sure u can but i think u'd have to add those into dosnet txtsetup or even maybe to something else.. #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites You don't have to put it into the drivers.cab. Compress your files using makecab via cmd and copy your files into the I386 directory. Then you have to edit dosnet.inf and txtsetup.sif. dosnet.inf: [Files] d1,YourFile d1,AnotherFile d1,FilesETC txtsetup.sif: [sourceDisksFiles] YourFile = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 AnotherFile = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 FilesETC = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 Windows will now install these files on your hd. #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites can you explain it more clearly... example i have this files: 1.cab as all of my drivers 1.inf as the installer of the drivers 1.sys as the drivers how can i edit the DOSNET.inf & TXTSETUP.sif? #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites Start to compress these files using makecab. Example: makecab C:\path\to\files\1.cab makecab C:\path\to\files\1.inf makecab C:\path\to\files\1.sys You should now have 3 new files: 1.ca_ 1.in_ 1.sy_ Copy these 3 files to your I386 directory. Now look for dosnet.inf in the I386 directory and open it with notepad. Add the files to [Files]: d1,1.cab d1,1.inf d1,1.sys Now look for txtsetup.sif and open it with notepad. Add the files to [sourceDisksFiles]. 1.cab = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 1.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 1.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites @DirtDevil thanks a lot i will try it! -=[serialzs]=- #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites can we update files in driver.cab like update nvidia driver from ver:28.xx (i think) to newest one... using this method.. and one other thing if we use gosh's reduced source method txtsetup.sif is the only file we have to edit isn't it? i'm sorry if its been discussed before #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites i tried it for ten time but it won't work here my files: edited TXTSETUP.SIF [SourceDisksFiles]; Drivers for my PCDRIVERS\sm56hlpr.exe = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\sm56co.dll = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\domestic.chm = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\sm56.reg = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\IntelH51.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\sm56nt5.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\IntelH51.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\Nehcd.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\smserial.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\IntelH51.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\nehcd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\nusb2hub.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\nusbd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0DRIVERS\SmSerial.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites [sourceDisksFiles]; Drivers for my PC DRIVERS\sm56hlpr.exe = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\sm56co.dll = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\domestic.chm = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\sm56.reg = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\IntelH51.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\sm56nt5.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\IntelH51.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\Nehcd.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\smserial.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\IntelH51.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\nehcd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\nusb2hub.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\nusbd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 DRIVERS\SmSerial.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 Yep, uhm that's wrong... It has to be like this: [sourceDisksFiles]; Drivers for my PC sm56hlpr.exe = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 sm56co.dll = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 domestic.chm = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 sm56.reg = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 IntelH51.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 sm56nt5.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 IntelH51.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 Nehcd.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 smserial.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 IntelH51.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 nehcd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 nusb2hub.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 nusbd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 SmSerial.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 using 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 means your drivers get installed to your System32 directory. If you want them to be installed into the DRIVERS directory use = 1,,,,,,,4,0,0 instead. But the System32 directory is the right place to get them copied to... #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites Well I read over this, and I understand it all, but one question. What file types/files are needed to do this? For instance, I want to integrate nVidias display drives. There is a buttload of stuff I know wont been needed. But what will? Just dll, sys, inf, cat files? Hope somebody knows what I mean. #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites why don't u just put them all? u can remove *.bmp *.txt *.iss *.inx *.ini *.bin setup.exe *.hlp if u don't want them ikernel data1.hdr i'm not sure what's in data1.cab & data2.cab they're probably setup needed files. also i think it would be best if u edited that post with txtsetup.inf its quite long and the portion after your files are unneccessary. #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites [sourceDisksFiles]; Drivers for my PC sm56hlpr.exe = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 sm56co.dll = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 domestic.chm = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 sm56.reg = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 IntelH51.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 sm56nt5.cat = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 IntelH51.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 Nehcd.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 smserial.inf = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 IntelH51.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 nehcd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 nusb2hub.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 nusbd.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 SmSerial.sys = 1,,,,,,,2,0,0 i already did it!, in my ten times of trying but no luck i know all the files of my drivers go to SYSTEM32 folder but how it SETUP unattendedly if it just do EXTRACT to Folder command :/ or i have to edit my WINNT.SIF to unattended install it¿¿¿ is there easiest method to use??? did you use this method too? -=[serialzs]=- #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites So, you want to install your drivers, huh? Ok! It's getting a little difficult now. You first have to find out wich of your INF-Files will start the installation of your hardware (modem). Go to: Open the hardware dialog and start to install the drivers manually. Tell Windows to select the folder with the *.inf by yourself. Hopefully the hardware setup will select the right inf itself. Remember this inf file. Open this inf file with notepad. How to proceed depends on what is stored in this file. Show me the whole content of this file and I think about how to execute the installation. #### Share this post ##### Link to post ##### Share on other sites So, you want to install your drivers, huh? YES! how can i use my devices if its not installed the$OEM$\$1\Drivers folder works great but i want my

drivers to be compressed...

if there is a method that can extract the *.cab files much great.

like DRIVERS.CAB it extracted thats why the plug-n-play drivers

and other knowned devices installed and that is my plan to do with

my drivers...

-=[serialzs]=-

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yea forgot to mention.

that nv4disp.inf adds lots of stuff to the registry.

i haven't tried to just use the inf but u've to start installing the .inf

1 thing u could do (i think, haven't tried it)

windows setup already comes with an old version of nv4disp.inf, so it doesn't have the control panel stuff and lots of other files.

so change your nv4 inf in the i386 folder with the new driver. and i think u should be okay with it...

after adding the inf it'll look for the files mentioned in the inf appropiate for your hardware. so put those files in i386 folder or drivers.cab...

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