Credentials is an optional setting that is used to access the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path specified by the Path.

Child Elements


Specifies the domain of the account used for authentication. Can optionally be used to specify the name of the computer.


Specifies the password of the account to use for authentication.


Specifies the user name of the account to use for authentication.

Valid Passes



Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-PnpCustomizationsNonWinPE.

XML Example

The following XML output specifies the UNC paths to two additional locations for device drivers and the credentials used to access those paths.

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<!-- First PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="1">
<!-- Second PathAndCredentials list item -->
   <PathAndCredentials wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="2">

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