TCP/IPv4 Device Name Registry Settings

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

The following table shows the values for the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Ident registry key. This key identifies the device. A configurable Name value is defined for this key, but the other settings are non-configurable.

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This registry key must not be changed except by the OEM, and is read-only for all applications. If it is changed by an application, the WINS registration with a new name will not complete properly. For more information about assigning a device name, see Assigning an IPv4 Address to a Device.

Value : type Description

Desc: REG_SZ

This value provides a description for the device.

Name: REG_DWORD

This value provides the device name, supplied by the OEM.

For more information about assigning a device name, see Assigning an IPv4 Address to a Device.

OrigName: REG_DWORD

This value stores the name of the device at the time when the device was booted. When the device is booted, this value is automatically created and set to "WinCE". If a Name value exists, it is copied to the OrigName value.

An application can only modify the OrigName value by using sethostname.

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