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Windows 7: Device Metadata installation information

30 Dec 2008   #1

Windows Vista 32bit
 
 
Device Metadata installation information

I am tring to implement "Device Metadata" for Windows 7. But after installing the devicemetadata-ms file, there is nothing changed in Devices and Printers folder. I chose to install the file by INF file and it certainly shows in Driver Detail of Device Manager without error, even in Event Viewer. Does anyone know that where I can find more installation or debug information inner Windows? I used
Windows 7 6936 Build, did it support "Device Metadata" function?

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30 Dec 2008   #2

 

Hi, Maggie, and welcome to the forums.

Not 100% sure about that - what exactly are you trying to do with hte device metadata install?
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30 Dec 2008   #3

Windows Vista 32bit
 
 

Thanks for you kindness!!
I am developing a multi-function device and want it has a fixed name and interfaces. For example, when the device export HID interface and its name will become "HID Keyboard Device". If the device doesn't export HID function, the device name will be different. I am afraid that will make customers confused.
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30 Dec 2008   #4

 

Ahhh. Not sure if thre are any developers / Device Driver developers in here, but have you taken a look at this?

Windows 7 Developer Guide - Release: Windows 7 Developer Guide
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