CM_Get_Parent_Ex function (cfgmgr32.h)
[Beginning with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, this function has been deprecated. Please use CM_Get_Parent instead.]
CMAPI CONFIGRET CM_Get_Parent_Ex( [out] PDEVINST pdnDevInst, [in] DEVINST dnDevInst, [in] ULONG ulFlags, [in, optional] HMACHINE hMachine );
Caller-supplied pointer to the device instance handle to the parent node that this function retrieves. The retrieved handle is bound to the machine handle specified by hMachine.
Caller-supplied device instance handle that is bound to the machine handle specified by hMachine.
Not used, must be zero.
[in, optional] hMachine
Caller-supplied machine handle to which the caller-supplied device instance handle is bound.
If the operation succeeds, the function returns CR_SUCCESS. Otherwise, it returns one of the CR_-prefixed error codes defined in Cfgmgr32.h.
For information about using device instance handles that are bound to a local or a remote machine, see CM_Get_Child_Ex.
Functionality to access remote machines has been removed in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and later operating systems thus you cannot access remote machines when running on these versions of Windows.
|Minimum supported client||Available in Microsoft Windows 2000 and later versions of Windows.|
|Header||cfgmgr32.h (include Cfgmgr32.h)|