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Nov-Dec Issue of The NT Insider Released!   Last Updated: 17-Dec-14  (Read 1079 times)

OSR Seminar Schedule   Last Updated: 12-Nov-14  (Read 21357 times)

Writing WDF Drivers: Advanced Implementation Techniques   Last Updated: 03-Sep-14  (Read 8047 times)

Instant Online Crash Dump Analyzer   Last Updated: 03-Sep-10  (Read 47021 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: 3 Jobs Available For Driver Writers   Last Updated: 26-Jan-15

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.
Connected standby: It’s Not Just for SOCs Anymore
Why should Windows driver writers care about Connected Standby, and what do they need to Read more

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 post the output from the WinDbg !analyze -v command to our 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

The NT Insider Digital Edition - Nov-Dec 2014 Now Available!   Last Updated: 17-Dec-14  (Read 3030 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

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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 13682 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 3880 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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Michael P: Retrieving maximum buffer length supported by USB hardware? (1 msg, posted 1:30 ago)
Alan Adams: CreateProcess of 64-bit process from 32-bit process inherits the 32-bit environment block (2 msgs, last updated 8:12 ago)
Valery Druba: Is WHQL signature mandatory for NDIS driver? (10 msgs)
Rodrigo Rutsatz: Debugging NDIS Protocol drivers (2 msgs)
wd: Win81x64 24bit (nBlockAlign=6) KS_STATE transition problem (1 msg)
cheng peng: avstream render filter issue (1 msg)
pavel konovalov: Could not get file id for the cluster shared volume files (1 msg)
Prasad Marathe: ccFlushCache faults on a memory mapped file (7 msgs)
Yogender Solanki: IODelete Deice Causing Error When Delete FILE_DEVICE_DISK_FILE_SYSTEM (3 msgs)
ashu ashu: Cache Manager File Object (2 msgs)
Prasad Marathe: Handling asynchronous paging I/O requests from VMM (2 msgs)
ashu ashu: Paging Write I/O (1 msg)
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