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Nov-Dec Issue of The NT Insider Released!

OSR Seminar Schedule   Last Updated: 12-Nov-14  (Read 20542 times)

Writing WDF Drivers: Advanced Implementation Techniques   Last Updated: 03-Sep-14  (Read 7181 times)

Instant Online Crash Dump Analyzer   Last Updated: 03-Sep-10  (Read 45808 times)

Online Crash Analyzer Got a crash dump? Analyze it instantly online (and for free) using OSR's Instant Online Crash Dump Analyzer.  Accepts mini-dumps and kernel summary dumps... you can even zip and upload PDBs.  Check it out!

Driver Jobs: 4 Jobs Available For Driver Writers   Last Updated: 10-Dec-14

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.
Do As I Say, Not As I Do (article + video)
When we teach classes, whether it’s KMDF, Software Drivers, and Debugging, we always provide our Read more

Overlooked Features: Device Name Spaces (article + video)
Device Name Spaces are an often overlooked, but potentially useful, feature in Windows device driver design and development. This article (with accompanying video) describes how Device Name Spaces can be useful and how to implement them when you write a WDF driver.

Setting the WinDbg Symbol Search Path (article + video)
When people postĀ the output from the WinDbg !analyze -v command to ourĀ NTDEV support forum, it’s Read more

WinHEC Returns!
In the latest concrete demonstration of Microsoft’s return to engagement with the hardware design and Read more

What is Arbitrary Thread Context? (article + video)
The concept of “arbitrary thread context” or “arbitrary process and thread context” is often confusing Read more

The NT Insider Digital Edition - Nov-Dec 2014 Now Available!   Last Updated: 17-Dec-14  (Read 459 times)

The NT Insider Nov-Dec 2014 The Nov-Dec 2014 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: I Don't Care, I Want My Internet
- Introduction to NVMe Technology
- Win7 vs Win8 StorPort Miniports
- Our Journey to Writing a Windows NVMe Driver
- Hardware vs Software Bus Analyzers: Alternatives
...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

It's All About The Basics

Check this section for information that's fundamental to driver development on Windows.

File Systems and Filters: A Specialty
If you're a Windows file system or file system filter driver developer, this section is for you.
Sample WDF Driver for Sealevel Digital I/O Kit   Last Updated: 16-Mar-06  (Downloaded 13650 times)
Here's the latest update to the sample KMDF driver for the Sealevel Digital I/O Kit. It supports the most recent release of the SeaLevel DIO-24 board (the 8018). Have fun!
OsrVirtualCdAndDisk   Last Updated: 11-Aug-05  (Downloaded 3865 times)
The OSR Virtual CD and Disk driver allows a user to mount .ISO,.IMG images as CD-ROMs and allows the user to create and mount .DSK files that act as Disk Drives.  In addition true disk image file format (.bin) has been added
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wesley: USB2 Ajays debug cable case (5 msgs, last updated 1:26 ago)
paolo: reading registry (8 msgs, last updated 2:12 ago)
Gaz: USB Bulk transfer delay (16 msgs)
Jason T.: ISA IRQ weirdness (2 msgs)
Rodrigo Rutsatz: How to bind a NDIS protocol driver dynamically at run time?? (1 msg)
Sile Popescu: PNP_DEVICE_REMOVED problem (3 msgs)
maysam firozi: Read file in Another Volume in Post Create (3 msgs, last updated 28 mins ago)
maysam firozi: Re: Read file in Another Volume in Post Create (1 msg, posted 31 mins ago)
Michael Grabelkovsky: Driver sometimes unloaded on Windows XP (4 msgs)
ashu ashu: NotifyChangeDirectory Hang for remote File System (2 msgs)
maysam firozi: NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM in FltReadFile ? (3 msgs)
Haotian Wang: RESOURCE_NOT_OWNED and Thread (1 msg)
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