There is a logic to it, it is not documented. It is a pain in the ass
to try to decode.
Don Burn (MVP, Windows DKD)
Windows Filesystem and Driver Consulting
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> From: santosh katvate [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Posted At: Monday, May 31, 2010 9:31 AM
> Posted To: ntdev
> Conversation: How windows decides on device instance key name in case
> Hardware Key
> Subject: How windows decides on device instance key name in case of
> In below given regkey, Is the value for "P&PPP&P&PPP" decided by OS
> or Is there any strict logic behind that?
> Also is the naming based on system components installed on the
> santosh k
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