How to Create a Device Metadata Package for Devices and Printers
Updated: October 28, 2010
File name: CreateDev MetadataPkg.docx
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This paper provides information about how to create a device metadata package for the Windows family of operating systems. It provides guidelines for independent hardware vendors (IHVs) and PC makers to create a device metadata package, which is used to display device-specific information in Devices and Printers.
This document is intended to be used as both a tutorial and a reference guide for creating a device metadata package. It includes the structure of the metadata package, along with the definition of the XML schemas that are used to create the components of the metadata packages.
This information applies for the Windows 7 operating system.