This little utility is used to install NDIS miniport client, service or protocol drivers from the command line using the driver INF-file.
Normally, the installation is done thru the control panel. By using this utility the installation can be done non-interactive, allowing automated installs on many computer at once.
Dump of command line options:
C:\> mindinst.exe -h BDS IP Firewall (IPFW32) Installer Usage: Install
[-i|-u] [-c|-s|-p] Options: -i: Install device (default). -u: Uninstall device. -c: Configure network client. -s: Configure network service (default). -p: Configure network protocol. -h: This casual help.
Remove previously installed service:
C:\> mindinst.exe netipfw.inf -i -s
C:\> mindinst.exe netipfw.inf -u
The following exit codes are returned by the application:
This application contains code borrowed from the Windows Driver Kit (WDK). This prevents distribution of the source code, only the binary form can be downloaded.
Binary: mindinst.exe (15360 bytes, created 2013-09-20)
Source: mindinst-1.0.0-src.zip (26741 bytes, created 2014-08-19)
This application has been used to successful install the IPFW32 driver on Windows XP and Windows 7 (32-bit). However, this software is distributed "AS IS", without any kind of warranty.