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devcon_win - interact with devcon.exe in NT systems

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devcon_win - to interact with devcon.exe in NT systems using Python

With devcon_win, you can access all functions of devcon.exe. In addition, you can see all available drivers as a function. Originally it was created to simply enable/disable device drivers using python.

See below for more details.

Getting it:

To download devcon_win, either fork its github repo or simply use Pypi via pip.
$ pip install devcon_win


devcon_win is compatible for both python2 and python3.

Using it:

  1. The devcon.exe present in this rep is for '64 bit windows 10'. If your windows's version is different then download devcon.exe as per requirement.
  2. Move devcon.exe in the current script's directory or any path defined in environment variables say Python27/Scripts.
  3. Install devcon_win from pip.
  4. Use as a sample to disable webcam or any other driver as per requirement {BE CAREFUL}:
    import devcon_win
    # To display status
    # Or
    # To change status
    print(devcon_win.HP_TrueVision_HD('enable')) # will show options after 'devcon_win.'

    P.S: list of examples of devcon commands are present here.


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