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Sept-Oct Issue of The NT Insider Released!   Last Updated: 03-Sep-14  (Read 511 times)

Writing WDF Drivers: Advanced Implementation Techniques   Last Updated: 03-Sep-14  (Read 4913 times)

OSR Seminar Schedule   Last Updated: 28-Aug-14  (Read 18496 times)

Instant Online Crash Dump Analyzer   Last Updated: 03-Sep-10  (Read 42599 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: 08-Sep-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.
What is Arbitrary Thread Context? (article + video)
The concept of “arbitrary thread context” or “arbitrary process and thread context” is often confusing Read more

A Second Chance for WPP Tracing (article + video)
As many of you already know, OSR was responsible for introducing WPP Tracing to the Read more

UMDF V2: A Good or Bad Thing? (article + video)
With its unique C++ syntax and its “charming” COM programming pattern, UMDF has largely been Read more

Sync Scope with Timers and Work Items
Every time I teach a class — every single time — I learn something. ┬áSometimes Read more

When is a WHILE Not a while?
I have a pretty good life.  There are a lot of indicators of this, but Read more

The NT Insider Digital Edition - Sept-Oct 2014 Now Available!   Last Updated: 10-Sep-14  (Read 787 times)

The NT Insider Sept-Oct 2014 The Sept-Oct 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: To the Cloud?
- Understanding Sync Scope in WDF Drivers
- Updating Drivers with KDFiles
- Guest Article: Windows and Real-Time
- Isolation Realized: Project Monadnock
...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 13556 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 3821 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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Alex Funky: Lock-free find/add/read in double linked list (13 msgs, last updated 21 mins ago)
M M: =?utf-8?Q?...= =?utf-8?Q?d_list?= (1 msg, posted 44 mins ago)
M M: =?utf-8?Q?Re:_[...ked_list?= (1 msg, posted 49 mins ago)
Bryan Woodruff: ACPI parent/child and PoFx (4 msgs, last updated 1:17 ago)
Pradeepa Senanayake: HCK Test Issues : Usb Descriptor Test (Win 7) (3 msgs, last updated 6:29 ago)
NT Dev: [OSR-DETECTED-SPAM] Re: How to pass buffers to UVCDriver (2 msgs, last updated 6:35 ago)
Haotian Wang: How to initialize DataSectionObject? (6 msgs)
Ladislav Zezula: Invalid flag combination causes BSOD in Fastfat.sys (Win7, Win8, Win8.1) (8 msgs)
Haotian Wang: Access Violation after switch FCB of the File? (8 msgs)
mani singh: Frequently Asked qusetion no-62 not Justified (7 msgs)
Ladislav Zezula: To add or not to add oplock support into FileTest? (11 msgs)
Jugari Cross: Data integrity issue with driver verifier (1 msg)
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