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Changed: MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack

MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack
Reference drivers from component manufacturers for custom systems, or configurations unsupported by the system manufacturer

  • Added NVIDIA GeForce Desktop 347.88 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Added NVIDIA Quadro Desktop and Quadro Notebook 341.44 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Added Qualcomm Atheros Wireless Network Adapter drivers 10.0.0.274 for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Added Realtek AC’97 Audio Codecs 6.0.1.6305 drivers for Windows 7, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Added Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs 6.0.1.7246 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Added Realtek PCIE and USB Card Reader 6.3.370.71 drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

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Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3

The Surface Pro 3 driver pack has been updated to the March 26, 2015 release.  The changes are described here.

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – March 26, 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading Updated: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T410, T510, W510, X201, X301

Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T410, T510, W510, X201, X301
Drivers and software for the Lenovo ThinkPad T410, T410s, T510, W510, W701, X201, X201s, X201 Tablet, and X301

  • Cache the package to the local disk, to avoid “Open File – Security Warning” dialogs
  • Allow the following Windows 8.0 packages to install on Windows 8.1
    • Audio Driver 4.95.49.53
    • Intel Chipset Support 9.3.0.1021
    • Intel Management Engine Interface 6.2 and Serial Over LAN (SOL) Driver 6.2.50.1062
    • Intel Rapid Storage AHCI Driver 12.8.10.1005
    • ThinkPad Hotkey Features Integration 3.89.0100
    • ThinkPad Video Features (NVIDIA NVS Optimus) 9.18.13.1269
  • Allow the following Windows 7 packages to install on Windows 8.1
    • HUAWEI EM660 Wireless WAN Driver 3.10
    • Leadcore5730D Wireless WAN Driver 1.12.01
    • ThinkPad TrackPoint Driver 4.73.1.0
    • ThinkPad UltraNav Utility 2.13
    • ThinkPad Wireless WAN (UNDP) Driver 1.1.250
  • Suppress the installation of Intel PROSet/Wireless Enterprise Software
  • Suppress the installation of Intel Management and Security Status
  • Install applicable system packages
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading New: Lenovo Driver Pack – ThinkPad T410, T510, W510, X201, X301

New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3020, 9020, XE2

Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3020, 9020, XE2
Drivers and software for the Dell OptiPlex 3020, 9020, and XE2

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A20 (02/03/2015)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A20 (02/03/2015)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A06 (02/03/2015)
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 3020, 9020, XE2

New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)

Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)
Drivers and software for the Dell XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A02 (04/29/2014)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A02 (04/29/2014)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A02 (03/19/2014)
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 15 (9333, 9530)

New: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series
Drivers, firmware, and software for the Microsoft Surface Pro 1, 2, and 3

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Install update KB2969817 for the firmware update process, only on Windows 8.1
  • Install update KB2978002 for the Quick Note-Taking Experience feature, only for the Surface Pro 3
  • Choose the driver repository based on the system model, OS version, and OS architecture
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.0 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 1 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 2 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – January 2015
    • Surface Pro 3 – Windows 8.1 64-bit – March 2015
  • Install all drivers, even if matching hardware is not found
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading New: Microsoft Driver Pack – Surface Pro Series

New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 380, 780, 980, XE

Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 380, 780, 980, XE
Drivers and software for the Dell OptiPlex 380, 780, 980, XE

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the Driver Pack based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A01 (10/08/2012)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A01 (10/08/2012)
    • Windows 8.1 32-bit – Use Windows 7 32-bit drivers
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – Use Windows 7 64-bit drivers
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect

Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 380, 780, 980, XE

New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 755

Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 755
Drivers and software for the Dell OptiPlex 755 (Mid 2007)

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel

Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – OptiPlex 755

New: MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack

MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack
Reference drivers from component manufacturers for custom systems, or configurations unsupported by the system manufacturer

  • Abort the installation if the Microsoft Driver Package Installer is running
  • Choose the driver repository based on the OS version and architecture
  • Install drivers, only if matching hardware is found, and only when a driver is a better match than existing drivers
    • Suppress all prompts to install unsigned drivers, except in interactive mode
    • Suppress the addition of entries to Programs and Features in the Control Panel
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
  • Display a summary of driver installations and failures, only in interactive mode

Continue reading New: MassDeploy Reference Driver Pack

New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 14, 15 (L321X, L322X, L421X, L521X)

Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 14, 15 (L321X, L322X, L421X, L521X)
Drivers and software for the Dell XPS 13, 14, 15 (L321X, L322X, L421X, L521X)

  • Choose the Driver Pack based on the OS version and architecture
    • Windows 7 32-bit – A01 (01/08/2013)
    • Windows 7 64-bit – A01 (01/08/2013)
    • Windows 8.1 64-bit – A02 (03/19/2014)
  • Install the Driver Pack
    • Suppress prompts to install unsigned drivers
  • Schedule a re-assessment of the system’s graphics capabilities at next log on
  • Pause for 45 seconds while the NIC and port reconnect
  • Install an updated Cypress TrackPad Driver, if matching hardware is found
    • Choose the Cypress TrackPad Driver installer based on the OS version and architecture
      • Windows 7 32-bit – Cypress TrackPad Driver 2.5.3.65, A07
      • Windows 7 64-bit – Cypress TrackPad Driver 2.5.3.65, A07
      • Windows 8.1 64-bit – Cypress TrackPad Driver 2.5.1.65, A06

Continue reading New: Dell Driver Pack – XPS 13, 14, 15 (L321X, L322X, L421X, L521X)