General Unicode requirement in INF files

INF files should be saved and encoded as Unicode; they must not be ANSI.

Dn653345.wedge(en-us,VS.85).gifTo check for Unicode in INF files

  1. Use Microsoft Notepad to open the INF file.
  2. On the File menu, click Save As.
  3. If ANSI appears in the Encoding field of the dialog box, change the encoding to Unicode and save the file under a new name.

This figure shows the Save As dialog box for a file that has ANSI encoding:

Save As Dialog Box that has ANSI encoding

The proper default value is shown in this figure:

Save As Dialog Box that has Unicode encoding

 

 

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