Properties and Related System-Defined Items
In Windows Vista and later versions of Windows, the unified device property model manages the correspondence between the following system-defined items that pertain to the installation and management of devices:
The SPDRP_Xxx device instance property identifiers and the SPCRP_Xxx device setup class property identifiers that are defined in Setupapi.h. The CM_DRP_Xxx device instance property identifiers and the CM_CRP_Xxxdevice setup class identifiers that are defined in Cfgmgr32.h.
The REGSTR_VAL_Xxx registry entry value identifiers that pertain to device installation and management. These identifiers are defined in Regstr.h.
Registry entry values that correspond to device properties.
INF file entry values that modify device properties.
For information about the correspondence between the system-defined items that are associated with the device properties, see the following topics: