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Add NIC drivers to image

Edit NIC drivers

This option permits, enables or disables some NIC drivers on the image. Follow these steps to do it.

  1. Right click on the image; hover on “Add NIC driver to image” and click on “Edit NIC drivers” (Figure 1).

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  1. Uncheck the unwanted NIC drivers and click on the “Ok” button (Figure 2).

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Add from inf

This function is used to add NIC drivers (such as Win7 Realtek NIC drivers) from the INF file  to the image directly, which is more convenient. Download the latest NIC driver from the official NIC vendor site and unzip it on the server.

Note: This method is only suitable for Windows 7 and Windows 10 build 1809 or lower.

Right click on the image; hover on “Add NIC driver to image” and click on “Add from inf” (Figure 1).

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  1. Select the inf file you have and click on the “Select” button (Figure 2).

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  1. Check the drivers needed and click on the “Ok” button (Figure 3).

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  1. Once completed, a prompt with a success message will appear. Close it by clicking the “Ok” button (Figure 4).

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Add from local

Many new PCs have new NIC and will not boot from the image since the image does not have the driver for the new PC NIC’s. So, we just add the NIC drivers and the computers can boot from the image.

Add from local is for adding NIC drivers to the image from the currently using PC.

  1. Attach a hard disk in the PC with Windows installed or install Windows OS in it.

  1. Make sure that you install the latest driver of NIC for the computer from their respective vendor website (Realtek or Intel) .

  1. Optimize the NIC Driver (Server and client network optimization)

  1. Run the CCBootPnP.exe file from the “CCBootClient” folder and click on the “collect Local NIC” (Figure 1).

Note : You can find the CCBootPnP.exe file in “C:\CCBoot\CCBootClient\x64” directory.

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  1. It will create a “Drivers” folder in the  “CCBootClient” folder and copy the “Drivers” folder to the CCBoot server installation folder.

  1. Then right click on the image; hover on “Add NIC driver to image” and click on “Add from local” (Figure 2).

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  1. Then a warning to merge the Local NIC driver will appear, continue with the “Yes” button (Figure 3).

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  1. Lastly, it will automatically add drivers from local and click on the “Ok” button to close the success message prompt (Figure 3).

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