How to obtain Disk Drive Device ID's from hardware that fails to show in the DevViewer Tool

Article:TECH140485  |  Created: 2010-09-22  |  Updated: 2010-09-22  |  Article URL
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When using the DevViewer Tool to obtain Device ID's from disks, it sometimes fails to retrieve device ID's from additionally mounted partitions.


In the registry there is a list of installed disks. This will list their device ID's as well as other information.

You can find this list of devices here:
The values will be labeled 0, 1, 2, etc. The value data for each of these will contain the device ID.
For example:
"1           REG_SZ           USBSTOR\Disk&Ven_&Prod_Patriot_Memory&Rev_PMAP\078807B90E1D&0"

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