Whether it's news about the industry, or just news about what's new at OSR Online, You can count on us to keep you informed. Here's the latest...
May/June Issue of The NT Insider -- FINALLY!
OSR Staff (Read 5930 times)
WDK Community Bug Bash -- Winners Announced
OSR Staff (Read 4123 times)
Prizes were awarded back in February and March. We're happy to do our paperwork and announce the winners!
March-April issue of The NT Insider
OSR Staff (Read 1100 times)
OSR Seminar Schedule
OSR Staff (Read 10367 times)
September-October issue of The NT Insider - What's new in Win8?
OSR Staff (Read 8731 times)
It's Here: The NT Insider -- Digital Edition!
OSR Staff (Read 11430 times)
Instant Online Crash Dump Analyzer
OSR Staff (Read 26434 times)
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!
Announcing: USB Analyzer Shoot-Out
OSR Staff (Read 4994 times)
They're BACK! NTDEV, NTFSD, WINDBG... Restored
OSR Staff (Read 6390 times)
Recovering NTDEV, NTFSD, WINDBG Lists
OSR Staff (Read 11785 times)
We are working hard to restore the OSR NTDEV, NTFSD, and WINDBG lists to normal operation after the ice storm the plagued New England (USA) at the and of last week...
OSR + MS Team Up: Mini-Filters and Plugfest Combo - Again!
OSR Staff (Read 8559 times)
OSR and Microsoft are teaming-up to offer special discounts on mini-filter development to Plugfest 19 attendees
Vista SP1 Released... NOW!
OSR Staff (Read 6767 times)
It seems that Microsoft has released Vista SP1 earlier than expected.
Windows Driver Kit for S08 Now Available
OSR Staff (Read 10423 times)
In case you haven't heard yet... The WDK for Windows Server 2008 has been released!
Live, OSR Webinars: Why Not?
OSR Staff (Read 6181 times)
We're getting ready to offer our first, live, public seminar over the web...
OSR+Microsoft Team Up: Offer Minifilter Seminar for Plugfest
OSR Staff (Read 9377 times)
OSR and Microsoft are teaming-up to offer special discounts to Plugfest 18 attendees.
Sorry For Back-to-Back Updates
OSR Staff (Read 4700 times)
Sorry for sending OSR Online update email two days in a row.
OSR to Take WDF Seminar On The Road
OSR Staff (Read 9896 times)
It's Not Easy Being Green
OSR Staff (Read 6354 times)
Since shifting to RoHS compliant boards, building the OSR Learning Kits hasn't been easy.
Windows Vista (and WDK) Released
OSR Staff (Read 13839 times)
Windows Vista was released to manufacturing on Wednesday, 8 November.
OSR Press Comes Through Again: Classic NT Driver Book Now Available
OSR Staff (Read 17483 times)
OSR Press announces the availability of Windows NT Device Driver Development as part of its OSR Classic Reprints collection.
OSR DMA 9054 Learning Kit Reaches Testing
OSR Staff (Read 8603 times)
While some of us where partying at WinHEC, others were working on the initial revs of our newest Learning Kit: The OSR DMA 9054. Check out the pictures...
No Driver Dev Con This Year
OSR Staff (Read 9747 times)
The news is out: There won't be a Microsoft Driver Developer Conference (DDC) scheduled for 2006.
Updated SeaLevel DIO24 Driver Available
OSR Staff (Read 10204 times)
We've just posted the latest update of our sample KMDF driver for the SeaLevel Systems DIO24 (8008) board.
Feb CTP (5308) Symbols Now Available on Symbol Server
OSR Staff (Read 11134 times)
The problem that prevented symbols for the February CTP from being available on the Symbol Server has been fixed...
Community Victory! KMDF V1.1 Will Support Win2K
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It's official! The community's efforts made a difference! Microsoft has agreed to include Win2K support in KMDF V1.1, which is due to be released in the next few months.
NOW AVAILABLE: Reprint of Windows NT File Systems Internals
OSR Staff (Read 11692 times)
The OSR Press reprint of the classic text, Windows NT File System Internals, is now available for purchase...
KMDF V1.0 Released!
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Microsoft has released KMDF V1.0! You can download the kit from the following link: http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/driver/wdf/KMDF_pkg.mspx
Microsoft To Reconsider KMDF on Win2K
Hector J. Rodriguez (Read 10025 times)
Think your input doesn't matter? Think again. Here's Microsoft's reply to our announcement earlier this week about their dropping support for Win2K from the Windows Driver Foundation Kernel Mode Driver Framework.
Another Book Announcement? - OSR Press to Reprint Windows NT File System Internals
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If you've tried to find a copy of Nagar's Windows NT File System Internals (first published in 1997) you've probably been disappointed. Sure, some of its details are out of date, but much of the information is still current and still valuable. That's why OSR Press is reprinting this classic. Read more...
Recent Tool and Utility Updates from OSR
The OSR Staff (Read 10217 times)
Updating the tools and utilities available here at OSR Online is no easy job. But we try to keep at it. Here's a list of recent tool updates, all available for your free download.
NOW! Follow NTDEV and NTFSD Using RSS
OSR Online Admins (Read 6587 times)
You can now follow posts to the the NTDEV and NTFSD lists using your newsreader.
Interesting New Hardware Available in OSR Online Store
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We've added two new hardware items to the OSR Online Store that should be of interest to driver writers: A PCI Dumpswitch card, and a low cost PCI-based 1394 adapter card that uses the TI chipset and that we know works well with WinDbg.
Updated SeaLevel DIO-24 Sample Driver Available
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We've just posted a new version of the Sealevel DIO-24 WDF Sample Driver, that fixes several bugs.
What Went On At Driver Dev Con
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We can't tell you much, because the entire conference was held under NDA, but we can tell you some stuff.
Driver DevCon: How Was It For You?
Contributing Community Memebers (Read 11140 times)
Did you go to Driver Dev Con?? If so, let us know what you think in this anonymous OSR Online feeback forum!
New Book from OSR! Introduction to the WDF
OSR Staff (Read 13675 times)
We're thrilled to announce the impending publication of our first offering from OSR Press: a "How To" book about WDF, to be released concurrent with Microsoft's release of this exciting new technology.
Sealevel Digital I/O Kit Now Available
OSR Staff (Read 9529 times)
Our second hardware offering to be released via the OSR Online Storeis in stock and available for order. Tip of the hat goes to our friends at Sealevel Systems for making it possible!
OSR's USB-FX2 Learning Kit -- The Way Writing Drivers Was Meant To Be
The NT Insider, Vol 12, Issue 2, March-April 2005 (Read 30616 times)
Of course you already bought one of our new USB-FX2 Learning Kits, right? What? You haven't? Get the skinny on our newest offering right here; feel the love, and get one (or two or twelve) for yourself.
December DDK Crossword!
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Try your hand at the latest DDK Crossword!
Click here to try the puzzle online (the solution's there too... Don't cheat!) -- It's all pretty self-explanatory.
If you'd rather do the puzzle in pencil while sitting on the plane, you'll find a hardcopy in this month's issue of The NT Insider.
Note: The on-line puzzle requires that you have the Java VM installed on your machine (and accessible from your browser). We've tried it, and it works from IE and also from Firefox.
OSR Staff (Read 4930 times)
Wating at the airport? Lonley? Bored? Why not use your Pocket PC, Blackberry, or Treo to surf on over to OSR Online and read a few articles?
Join The WDF Beta Program
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You've read the articles about it here on OSR Online, and maybe you've even downloaded and taken a look at our WDF sample driver. Now, you want to get your hands dirty and play with WDF yourself. Here's how...
Buy Your MSDN Subscription at OSR Online!
OSR Online Store Administrator (Read 8620 times)
LAST CHANCE TO RENEW Your Subscription to The NT Insider
OSR Staff (Read 7248 times)
Old subscription list: DEAD! The new, OSR Online based, subscription list is now in force. If you haven't gotten around to renewing your subscription to The NT Insider(tm) via OSR Online, you better do it now.
How Was It For YOU? Tell Us Your Thoughts on Driver Dev Con
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You've read what we think about Microsoft's first annual Driver Dev Con. Now it's your turn. Use the comments link in this article to post your thoughts and evaluations.
Tell us what you liked, tell us what you hated. Given that this is the only interactive site dedicated to Windows system software on the net, you know that Microsoft will be listening! And, just for this article, the comments you post will not show your username or email address!
What Went on at Driver DevCon 2003
OSR Staff (Read 10048 times)
ALL SUBSCRIBERS To The NT Insider MUST RENEW Their Subscriptions
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