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Script to install Drivers on PC from a network resource

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Hi I was wondering if anyone out there could help me or have a script that can do the following
We are adding USB devices to a plethora of machines instead of going to each PC logging on etc installing the drivers. Would it be possible to install these drivers remotely calling the driver files from a network resource? So that would enable us to walk around plug in the device then from a central location we can Remote Desktop in to the PC and run the script? This would save us a lot of time as logging on to each PC can take sometime to complete.

Also after these drivers are installed would it then be possible to install a *.msi from a network resource as well? Or the script can call the *.msi and then run the installation?

Thanks in advance any help  would be appreciated.
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does the driver have any exe files, you could createa batch file which calls the .exe silently

call "\\server\share\USBdriver\setup.exe" /quiet or /q or /slient

call "\\server\share\USBdriver\setup.msi"
 
Do the users have local admin?
if not you could create a batch file which also has psexec with username and passwords
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Thanks it's what I was after
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Cool thanks!

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