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Enterprise driver management for your OS deployment solution


Enterprise driver management

Fed up with driver hell? Imaging Toolkit includes enterprise driver management providing machine inventory import, driver search, installation analysis and driver packaging for each machine model.

OS deployment ready

Driver Manager works with your existing management solution and OS deployment. In fact, Driver Manager can work with any task-based deployment solution.

Driver analysis

We analyse each driver to identify the best installation method (INF vs Setup). Drivers that haven't been written well by the manufacturer or OEM and behave badly get flagged by us and we work with you to find a solution for the machine in question.

Machine vendor drivers

We always source drivers directly from the machine manufacturers to ensure you get the best possible compatibility. Otherwise we will match the device to the OEM provided driver.

Management content creation

Driver Manager can natively create machine model driver packages containing the latest supported Windows drivers for MDT, MECM/SCCM and ITMS.

Technical support

With over 20 years of Windows OS deployment, we're able to assist you whether you're a first time user or a veteran deployment wizard.

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Symantec Deployment Solution (DS/ITMS)

System Center Configuration Manager

Compatibility

Driver Manager is compatible with the following:

  • Any Task-Based Deployment Solution
  • Ivanti Endpoint Management
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
  • Symantec Deployment Solution
  • Symantec Ghost Solution Suite

Documentation

Release history

This release note includes the following topics:


Known issues

The following are known issues in Driver Manager 7.0.8:

  • Issue
    Driver Manager integration with Ghost Solution Suite (GSS) may fail on a new install.

    Workaround
    Restart the Driver Manager Query Service and integration will work as normal.

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.8 [Build 1461]

July 27, 2021

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Added: Support for latest integration platforms
  • Fixed: Driver integration may fail because a Lenovo driver package is not extracted
  • Fixed: Driver Manager may crash trying to analyse a driver
  • Fixed: Drivers may fail to extract on Server 2019

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.7 [Build 1454]

December 7, 2020

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Added: Ability to update drivers using a Config Manager task sequence
  • Added: Ability to export hardware inventory from Ivanti EPM
  • Added: Ability to specify download timeout for DriverInstaller with Symantec DS
  • Updated: Add support for "passive" as a valid "silent" installation method for setup.cfg / exe files
  • Updated: Support for latest Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Deployment Solution updates
  • Fixed: Icons missing in online documentation

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.6 [Build 1432]

March 27, 2020

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Updated: Driver analysis is delivered with driver search results
  • Updated: Enhanced driver extraction process
  • Updated: Driver Manager will no longer install on x86 platforms or Windows 7/8.x
  • Updated: Driver installation will treat batch files (.bat and .cmd) as valid installation types
  • Updated: DriverInstaller will report the "downloading" state if it is downloading a package from ITMS
  • Updated: Support for installation on Windows 10 1909
  • Fixed: Dell drivers may fail to download
  • Fixed: Driver Manager may crash when loading a driver pack
  • Fixed: Command line parameters are lost when install drivers with a batch file

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.5 [Build 1412]

October 15, 2019

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Updated: Restrict temporary workspace to a local drive
  • Updated: Display manufacturer and model information and count of machines when searching for drivers
  • Updated: Minimum WMI information from DMscanner required when importing hardware inventory or searching for drivers
  • Updated: Improve performance of log view
  • Updated: SCCM integration will log the path if an existing package folder is found
  • Updated: Improve OS and platform identification when installing INF drivers
  • Updated: Network availability check will skip "loopback" devices
  • Fixed: Lenovo driver extraction may fail resulting in incorrect analysis result
  • Fixed: Empty Driver Package may be created during SCCM integration if no valid drivers are found
  • Fixed: Driver analysis fails for newer Surface Pro driver packages

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.4 [Build 1397]

June 25, 2019

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Added: Support for Windows 10 1903
  • Updated: Support for latest Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Deployment Solution updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Ghost Solution Suite updates
  • Updated: INF Driver Installation OS / Platform validation must handle DirID values
  • Updated: INF drivers that do not require a function driver are handled correctly
  • Updated: Driver download will handle drivers served by.aspx pages
  • Updated: Handle Surface Pro drivers to avoid uncontrolled reboots
  • Fixed: Driverpacks are not refreshed automatically after a driver search
  • Fixed: Driver Manager may not re - enable menu items if no drivers require download after a driver search
  • Fixed: Unable to deploy a machine where name differs by a 'space' character

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.3 [Build 1358]

December 14, 2018

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Added: HTTPS support for Driver Manager Query Service
  • Added: DriverInstaller accessing driver content over wireless networks
  • Added: Microsoft SQL Server 2017 support (DMQS)
  • Added: Support for Server 2019(Admin machine)
  • Updated: Support for latest Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Deployment Solution updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Ghost Solution Suite updates
  • Fixed: DriverInstaller will fail if not run with Administrator rights
  • Fixed: DriverInstaller may fail to download driver content
  • Fixed: Panasonic FTP downloads fail when behind a proxy server
  • Fixed: Lenovo driver analysis may not generate the correct command line
  • Fixed: Automatic Machine identification mode may allow multiple driver packs to be active

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.2 [Build 1335]

August 14, 2018

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Added: Ability to download multiple drivers concurrently
  • Added: Support for NTLM proxy authentication
  • Added: Simplified SCCM driver installation using DMQS
  • Added: Ability to update Symantec DS packages
  • Updated: Driver analysis applies to a driver across all driver packs
  • Updated: Support for latest Microsoft Deployment Toolkit updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Deployment Solution updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Ghost Solution Suite updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager updates
  • Fixed: Dell mup.xml analysis failed to correctly set the command line
  • Fixed: INF driver may be incorrectly filtered out

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0.1 [Build 1307]

February 27, 2018

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Added: Support for Windows Server 2016 driver search
  • Added: Status window for DriverInstaller
  • Added: DriverInstaller will perform an audit following driver installation
  • Updated: Driver analysis process will attempt to retrieve CVA files for HP drivers
  • Updated: Driver analysis process will attempt to retrieve SU file for Lenovo drivers
  • Updated: Support for latest Microsoft Deployment Toolkit updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Deployment Solution updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Ghost Solution Suite updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager updates
  • Updated: Multiple driver download will continue if an error occurs
  • Fixed: MDT setting are not correctly populated
  • Fixed: Updated drivers may not display in a driver pack
  • Fixed: Fujitsu driver may fail to extract correctly
  • Fixed: Driver analysis enabled before file copy completed for imported / replaced drivers

ENGL Driver Manager 7.0 [Build 1277]

November 24, 2017

The following changes are includes in this release:

  • Added: Support for any task-based OS deployment solution
  • Updated: Support for latest System Center Configuration Manager updates
  • Updated: Support for latest Symantec Deployment Solution updates
  • Updated: Driver analysis for Panasonic "one-click bundles"
  • Updated: Driver analysis for "Lenovo Driver install" packages
  • Updated: Driver analysis for "AMD Software" packages
  • Fixed: Hardware inventory information missing when creating a driver pack
  • Fixed: Incorrect command line created for certain Dell Update packages
  • Fixed: INF type drivers may fail to install if the driver pack does not contain any software drivers
  • Fixed: "Open in explorer" menu option is not available for manually imported drivers
  • Fixed: Non - driver INF files(oemsetup.inf and autorun.inf) should be ignored