Vista the computer must be restarted before updating can continue
Windows Vista might also automatically detect the new device and then start the Driver Software Installation component, which in turn starts the Found New Hardware wizard.
In this case, you can complete the installation by following these steps: Note: If the wizard fails to install the device, there might be a problem with the device itself or the driver, or a conflict with existing hardware.
The For specifies that Power Shell can run commands on the remote computer.
The Timeout parameter specifies a five-minute wait.
The Driver Software Installation component should use the driver that you've just made available on the computer to complete the installation.
If it doesn't do this for some reason, you'll see a wizard page that asks you to allow Windows to search online for the driver software. You'll then be prompted to insert the disk that came with the hardware device.
When new drivers for a device are released, you might want to test them in a development or support environment to see whether the drivers resolve problems that users have been experiencing.
If the drivers install without problems and resolve outstanding issues, you might then want to install the updated drivers on computers that use this device.
If driver updating is allowed through Windows Update, Windows Vista checks for drivers automatically using Windows Update either when you connect a new device or when it first detects the device.
The Driver Software Installation component will then search for preconfigured drivers.
Figure 3-4 Start the installation by clicking Locate and Install Driver Software (Recommended).
When configuring Windows Vista, you may have to install pre-existing and new device drivers.
In this excerpt from Chapter 3 of the book "Windows Vista Administrator's Pocket Consultant," author William R.
Specify a waiting time-out and query interval, and wait for particular services to be available on the restarted computer.