General Unicode requirement in INF files
INF files should be saved and encoded as Unicode; they must not be ANSI.
To check for Unicode in INF files
- Use Microsoft Notepad to open the INF file.
- On the File menu, click Save As.
- 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:
The proper default value is shown in this figure: