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OSRONLINE is OSR's Legacy Community Site

For information about our OSR's seminars and services, please visit our Corporate site at http://www.osr.com.

Welcome to OSR's original community web site, named "OSRONLINE." Established back in 2004, it contains articles from the first ten years from The NT Insider, as well as other historical content.

Today, this site still hosts and maintains two active imporant functions: We will eventually be moving these functions (and all the old OSRONLINE.COM content) to a modern (and far less ugly) site that we've been developing. That will take us quite a while. Until that time, we maintain this site for your use.

New, up-to-date posts in the OSR's staff's Developer's Blog can be found on our new Corporate site. All the content from The NT Insider (OSR's journal of Windows system software development) can also be found on OSR.COM.

To access the new OSR Corporate site please visit http://www.osr.com.
OSR Dev Blog posts are now being created and posted at http://www.osr.com/developers-blog/. Please check that location for future posts. We are listing the most recent posts from that site here, as a convenience. See the full list of our blog posts here.
C Is Not Reasonable
Those of you who’ve read my Pontifications over the years know that the things that Read more

Debugging Target RS1? Good Luck!
[Last updated 31 Aug 2016, 16:11 Eastern time] Update: As of 31 August 2016, we have Read more

Careful With Your WDK Updates!
I can never help myself when it comes to updating to the latest WDK. It’s Read more

Careful With Your VS 2015 Updates!
[Last updated 3 Aug 2016, 11:05 Eastern time to clarify some wording] Yesterday was 2 Read more

WDK 14393 Code Analysis Enforces POOL_NX_OPTIN, Breaks POOL_NX_OPTIN
In an interesting twist, build 14393 of the WDK now enforces the use of NX Read more

The NT Insider Digital Edition - May-June 2016 Now Available!   Last Updated: 01-Jun-16  (Read 3161 times)

The NT Insider May-June 2016 The May-June 2016 issue of The NT Insider is available exclusively in PDF format for download. Click the image of The NT Insider to the left for the details, and the download link to use.

Articles include:

- Peter Pontificates: Computer Science Education: Yup, Still Sucks
- Introduction to Simple Peripheral Bus Devices and Drivers
- Tips for Using I/O Targets
- Today in Driver Signing
- Analyst's Perspective: My Driver Passes Driver Verifier! (Or Does It...)
- Bye-Bye Co-Installers>
...and more!

The NT Insider is moving to OSR.COM!   Last Updated: 14-Aug-14
To make way for an all new and much improved community web site, the primary home page for The NT Insider has moved to a dedicated section on OSR's corporate web site at http://www.osr.com/nt-insider/. There, you'll find links to PDF versions of all recent issues of The NT Insider as well as HTML versions of recent articles.   Last Updated: 14-Aug-14

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What's going on in the community? Check out what people are talking about on the NTDEV, NTFSD, and WINDBG discussion forums.

Active for more than 20 years, these are the WDK forums for help with your Windows driver development or help with your file system filter driver projects. Unlike other online forums, you can participate via the web, via email, or even via news reader (if you remember what that is!). Ask a question, answer a question, or watch the discussion had by others. What are you waiting for... Click here to join the community now!

coder lizzoe: GetScatterGatherList seems not worked (2 msgs, last updated 4:06 ago)
jack jahan: Service Control Manager (SCM) (4 msgs)
James : Unable to connect WinDbg to Hyper-V (4 msgs)
varshith reddy: Is there order to include WDK Header files? (3 msgs)
DL: Randomly BSOD during reboot test (4 msgs)
Albert Eskin: ZwWriteFile never returns... (14 msgs)
ramakrishnan s: Need Clarification about TOCTOU attack (8 msgs)
Anand Arun: Last sector of partition created for NTFS volume (3 msgs)
jack jahan: Driver start/stop controlling(like ObcallbackTest) (8 msgs)
Peter Scott: Re[2]: Re[2]: Re[2]: Reading a file only by using IofCallDriver (4 msgs)
Peter Scott: Re[2]: Re[2]: Reading a file only by using IofCallDriver (2 msgs)
Peter Scott: Re[2]: Reading a file only by using IofCallDriver (4 msgs)
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