PowerTip: Use PowerShell 3.0 in Windows 8 to Find Driver Information

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Summary: Use Windows PowerShell 3.0 in Windows to find detailed driver information.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I obtain detailed information about a specific driver on my Windows 8 computer by using Windows PowerShell 3.0?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer In an elevated Windows PowerShell console, use the Get-WindowsDriver cmdlet, specify the –Online parameter, and specify the .inf file to the –Driver parameter. This example returns detailed information about the Xbox 360 controller driver for Windows:

Get-WindowsDriver -Online -Driver xusb22.inf


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