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CM_Set_DevNode_Problem_Ex function

The CM_Set_DevNode_Problem_Ex function sets a problem code for a device that is installed in a local or a remote machine.

Syntax


CMAPI
CONFIGRET
WINAPI CM_Set_DevNode_Problem_Ex(
  _In_      DEVINST dnDevInst,
  _In_      ULONG ulProblem,
  _In_      ULONG ulFlags,
  _In_opt_  HMACHINE hMachine
);

Parameters

dnDevInst [in]

Caller-supplied device instance handle that is bound to the machine handle supplied by hMachine.

ulProblem [in]

Supplies a problem code, which is zero or one of the CM_PROB_Xxx flags that are described in Device Manager Error Messages. A value of zero indicates that a problem code is not set for the device.

ulFlags [in]

Must be set to zero.

hMachine [in, optional]

Caller-supplied machine handle to which the caller-supplied device instance handle is bound.

Note  Using this function to access remote machines is not supported beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, as this functionality has been removed.

Return value

If the operation succeeds, the function returns CR_SUCCESS. Otherwise, the function returns one of the CR_-prefixed error codes that are defined in Cfgmgr32.h.

Remarks

Use this function to set a problem code for a device that is installed in a local or a remote machine. You can also use the following functions to set a device's problem code and to obtain the problem code set for the device:

For information about using device instance handles that are bound to a local or a remote machine, see CM_Get_Child_Ex.

Functionality to access remote machines has been removed in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and later operating systems thus you cannot access remote machines when running on these versions of Windows.

Requirements

Version

Available in Microsoft Windows 2000 and later versions of Windows.

Header

Cfgmgr32.h (include Cfgmgr32.h)

Library

Cfgmgr32.lib

See also

CM_Get_Child_Ex
CM_Get_DevNode_Status
CM_Get_DevNode_Status_Ex
CM_Set_DevNode_Problem

 

 

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