|Show Detailed Information in Device Manager (Windows 2000/XP)|
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If you require additional information about a device that is not typically displayed in Device Manager, you can use this tweak to make Device Manager show detailed device information.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called 'DEVMGR_SHOW_DETAILS' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
Note: In Device Manager the properties for a device should now provide a Details tab that contains additional information about the device.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value: (0 = default, 1 = show detailed info)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: September 10, 2002