How to define PnP Device would Storage Device?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Drivers' started by Michael Grabelkovsky, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. If new device is plugged in, how to define would it storage device?
    Is it possible defining storage device by its HardwaerID?
    Other ways such as ComaptibleIDs etc?

    Example:
    If DiskOnKey is plugged in, it
    ....\CurrentControlSet\Services\USBSTOR\Enum receive the new record with
    DeviceID. The "USBSTOR" maps USB disk devices. Every device is enumed in
    USBSTOR is storage device.

    The problem:
    "Suspicious" busses: USB, 1394, PCMCIA, Bluetooth (Services: USBSTOR,
    sbp2port etc.) What else?
    "Suspicious" devices: Disk, CD/DVD, Floppy. What else?
    Any combination is possible. For example, USB connected CDROM... :(

    I'd prefer to define storage device by HardwareID or other enumeration
    information...


    Regards,
    Michael.
     
    Michael Grabelkovsky, Mar 16, 2006
    #1
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.