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VB6 - USB Device List

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Hello!

I am working on a control application that uses a USB Device.
I want to be able to detect the presence of the USB Device.

Note: The Device is not a Pen Drive, it is a USB DTMF MODEM

In fact, having access to the USB Device List would help!
I have found this USBDEVIEW Application that displays all USB INfo, see:
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/usb_devices_view.html

If i would be able to programmatically detect the presence by Vendor ID, Product ID and Connected Status...

Any ideas?

NJ
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This is a third part tool which can help you to sniff USB devices.

http://www.filedudes.com/USB_Monitor-download-42594.html

or Please visit this to have some idea for your requirement

http://www.codeguru.com/forum/showthread.php?t=439461
http://www.codeguru.com/forum/showthread.php?t=429459&highlight=usb
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Hello!

The Working code was found @ http://www.codeguru.com/forum/showthread.php?t=439461

----------code-------------
Dim obj, obj1 as object
Dim ID_Check as String

ID_Check = "Id_3500"

Set obj = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & ComputerName).InstancesOf("Win32_PnPEntity")

For Each obj1 In obj
If InStr(1, obj1.PnPDeviceID, ID_Check, vbTextCompare) <> 0
' some statements here ......
End If
next
-----------

Thanks

NJ
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