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Device ID

A device ID is a string reported by a device’s enumerator. A device has only one device ID. A device ID has the same format as a hardware ID.

The Plug and Play (PnP) manager uses the device ID to create a subkey for a device under the registry key for the device's enumerator.

To obtain a device ID, use an IRP_MN_QUERY_ID request and set the Parameters.QueryId.IdType field to BusQueryDeviceID.

 

 

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