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  • Question

  • Hi All,
     Can anybody kindly tell me how to retrieve S.M.AR.T  information on External USB Hard Disk Drives like Model Number,Serial Number,Temperature etc using MFC.

    Thanks
    Monday, April 13, 2009 6:02 AM

Answers

  • Hello Abinash,

    1. You can use WMI to retrive hardware information.
    2. This article will be helpful - How To Get Hardware Information .
    3. Download the sample and check the "Data Storage tab". Don't forget to make selection in the Combobox in tab.

    Regards,
    Jijo.
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    • Marked as answer by nobugz Monday, April 13, 2009 9:51 AM
    Monday, April 13, 2009 7:35 AM

All replies

  • Hello Abinash,

    1. You can use WMI to retrive hardware information.
    2. This article will be helpful - How To Get Hardware Information .
    3. Download the sample and check the "Data Storage tab". Don't forget to make selection in the Combobox in tab.

    Regards,
    Jijo.
    _____________________________________________________

    http://weseetips.com [^ ] Visual C++ tips and tricks. Updated daily.
    • Marked as answer by nobugz Monday, April 13, 2009 9:51 AM
    Monday, April 13, 2009 7:35 AM
  • Unfortunately this does not work for USB drives
    Sunday, March 1, 2020 6:21 PM