|Device ID||A device has only one device ID that is the most specific ID for a device.|
|Hardware IDs||A device can have multiple hardware IDs. They are also ordered by specificity.|
|Compatible IDs||List of general IDs for all devices of the same kind.|
|Class||A single GUID of device interface class. Every device has only one class. This is a registry key under |
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Classwhere device information are stored. There are list of common classes but some devices generates unique class.
For a list of universal Class IDs, click here.
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