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Disable Found New Hardware Wizard


Is there a way to turn off the found new hardware wizard, so that windows will just automatically search its driver cache for good drivers when a hardware device is inserted, without asking for user input? I've been searching everywhere and haven't been able to find an answer. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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