Printer INF Files


We recommend that you use Microsoft's IPP inbox class driver, along with Print Support Apps (PSA), to customize the print experience in Windows 10 and 11 for printer device development.

For more information, see the Print support app design guide.

An extensive discussion of INF files is provided in General Guidelines for INF Files.

The following topics provide specific information about INF files for printers:

Plug and Play IDs for Printer INF Files

Printer Dirids

Printer INF File Entries

Printer INF File Data Sections

Printer INF File Install Sections

Printer INF File CopyFiles Sections

Decorations in Printer INF Files

Virtual Printers in Printer INF Files

Sample Printer INF Files

For additional information about printer INF files, see the following topics:

Installing a Unidrv Minidriver

Installing a Pscript Minidriver

Installing Customized Driver Components

Also see the installation topics in the following section:

Customizing Print Spooler Components