PnP vs PnP-X RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

      Could somone please tell me the difference between PnP and PnP-x?

    Monday, July 16, 2012 4:37 AM


  • Its me here,


    Plug and Play Extensions (PnP-X) enable a computer system to discover networked devices and to install them on the local system using Plug and Play (PnP).  For more information about PnP-X, see Windows Rally.

    Each PnP-X device has an associated function instance. A list of PnP-X function instances is stored in the PnP-X association database. If a device has an associated entry marked in the association database and the device is currently online (on the network), the PnP devnode for the device is marked present  on the system, and the associated device is available for use. If a device does not have an associated entry marked in the association database, no PnP devnode  will exist on the system and the device is not available for use.

    Best Wishes - Eric

    Monday, July 16, 2012 7:31 AM