Solved Changing default search locations for drivers in win xp Tags: Configuration Default Hardware Drivers Windows XP Last response: December 17, 2011 3:41 AM in Windows XP Share ijaz1976 December 16, 2011 4:17:59 PM Hello! I want to know how to change default search locations for hardware drivers in win xp pro. in other words i want windows to search for hardware drivers on my usb flash drive instead of CD Rom or system32 folder. how can i do this. any help will be appreciated. thanks in advance More about : changing default search locations drivers win Best solution hang-the-9 a b \ Driver December 16, 2011 8:25:09 PM Just click off search removable devices when it looks for the drivers. 99% of the time you have to point it to the right file manually anyway. I would not mess with the default driver search. If you really want to change the default, the registry keys for this is HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\DevicePath http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731664%28W... Share ijaz1976 December 17, 2011 3:41:38 AM Best answer selected by ijaz1976. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to change default search path in Windows XP Forum How do I change XP cookies default name and location? Forum How can we change default download location in windows xp Forum SolvedChanging the default install location. Forum How do I change XP cookies default name and location? Forum SolvedHow to Change Default Install Location Forum Changing default Explorer "Search" options Forum My default program for search engine accidently changed how should i get it back Forum Changing default install location Forum Desktop Icons don't load after changing Default Installion Location Forum SolvedAsus AH3450 HTP 256mb agp graphic win xp drivers Forum I changed the default install path (x64) and now some of Windows' pre-installed programs point to the wrong location. Forum SolvedHow to get dell inspiration 15 3521 usb drivers for win xp. Forum SolvedWindows XP -- How to change shut down menu default Forum How do I change the default location of my downloads from my C Drive to B Drive? Forum Change default Internet Search Forum Windows xp default printer keeps changing Forum Changing the default download location Forum Changing default download location Forum Changing Default Office Save location Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !