Enables or disables media change notification. Disabling media change notification prevents the GUID_IO_MEDIA_ARRIVAL and GUID_IO_MEDIA_REMOVAL events.

To perform this operation, call the DeviceIoControl function with the following parameters.

BOOL DeviceIoControl(
  (HANDLE) hDevice,             // handle to device
  IOCTL_STORAGE_MCN_CONTROL,    // dwIoControlCode
  (LPVOID) lpInBuffer,          // input buffer
  (DWORD) nInBufferSize,        // size of input buffer
  NULL,                         // lpOutBuffer
  0,                            // nOutBufferSize
  (LPDWORD) lpBytesReturned,    // number of bytes returned
  (LPOVERLAPPED) lpOverlapped   // OVERLAPPED structure


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows XP
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003
Header winioctl.h (include Windows.h)

See also