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Registry Read and write

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  1. newvcproj

    newvcproj New Member

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    Hi all

    I am new in vc++(MFC) and also for this forum.How can i read USB Device name which is connected in USB Port.I know it's information store in registry.But i am not able to do that.Sop plz give me example code..

    Plz help me


    Thx's in Advance..
     
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    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Search for USBTOR. As I am on Vista and reg is different I cannot tell you the exact location of it.
     
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    i am also on vista registry.Problem is not search USBSTOR.Problem is how i show USB device name..So plz if it is possible then give me some example code..

    Thx's for reply
     
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    Check out the Friendly Name under some subkeys at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\
     
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    ok can you give some example code to show USB device Name which is currently attached..


    Thx's in advane
     
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    I don't have the code But I guess if you have the Name in any key in registry you can get the String from it.
     
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    ok i have name of key
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    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USBSTOR
    . Under this key i have found the name of device..

    Plz give me code becouse i have no idea about regedit code.Plz help me
     
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    Then Search MSDN for RegOpenKey and related functions.
     
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    i have found a artical which is monitor a USB Drive and one option is there for disable.But problem is that when i chose the option of disable then it is Showing disable but when i attched again USB Drive then also showing disable.

    This is a link

    Code:

    http://www.codeproject.com/KB/system/HwDetect.aspx

    i want to set the option of Enable also.When i chose the option of enable then USB Drive Show me enable.And i have no idea about that so plz tell help me..
     

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