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13 Jul 04 16:58
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Anyone using DIFx to install mini-filter?

According to the docs I am supposed to set the DriverPackageType=FileSystemFilter for a file-system filter driver. Should I do this for a mini-filter? The docs also say that if this type is set: "For file system drivers and file system file drivers, MsiInstallDrivers sets an internal flag that subsequently causes MsiCleanupOnSuccess to prompt the user to restart the computer. (It is always necessary to restart a computer to complete the installation of these types of drivers.)" For a mini-filter no reboot should be necessary.
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Anyone using DIFx to install mini-filter?

I attempted to use it for a legacy FSFD, but after finding out that you can only use it on XP and 2K if you drivers are signed by WHQL, I don't think it will work out, since WHQL only signs AV filter drivers... Anyone correct me if I'm wrong. You can however use it for W2K3 Server with an authenticode signature. Matt -----Original Message----- From: xxxxx@lists.osr.com [mailto:xxxxx@lists.osr.com] On Behalf Of Demetrius Tsitrelis Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 4:57 PM To: Windows File Systems Devs Interest List Subject: [ntfsd] Anyone using DIFx to install mini-filter? According to the docs I am supposed to set the DriverPackageType=FileSystemFilter for a file-system filter driver. Should I do this for a mini-filter? The docs also say that if this type is set: "For file system drivers and file system file drivers, MsiInstallDrivers sets an internal flag that subsequently causes MsiCleanupOnSuccess to prompt the user to restart the computer. (It is always necessary to restart a computer to complete the installation of these types of drivers.)" For a mini-filter no reboot should be necessary. --- Questions? First check the IFS FAQ at https://www.osronline.com/article.cfm?id=17 You are currently subscribed to ntfsd as: xxxxx@bitarmor.com To unsubscribe send a blank email to xxxxx@lists.osr.com
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21 Jul 04 22:51
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Anyone using DIFx to install mini-filter?

Sorry, I don't know much about the existing installer packages but Microsoft is working on a new version of our installer that will run on W2K and later and it will understand these new concepts like minifilters that don't need reboots. Neal Christiansen Microsoft File System Filter Group Lead=20 This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. -----Original Message----- From: xxxxx@lists.osr.com [mailto:xxxxx@lists.osr.com] On Behalf Of Matthew N. White Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2004 8:20 AM To: Windows File Systems Devs Interest List Subject: RE: [ntfsd] Anyone using DIFx to install mini-filter? I attempted to use it for a legacy FSFD, but after finding out that you can only use it on XP and 2K if you drivers are signed by WHQL, I don't think it will work out, since WHQL only signs AV filter drivers... Anyone correct me if I'm wrong. You can however use it for W2K3 Server with an authenticode signature. Matt=20 -----Original Message----- From: xxxxx@lists.osr.com [mailto:xxxxx@lists.osr.com] On Behalf Of Demetrius Tsitrelis Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2004 4:57 PM To: Windows File Systems Devs Interest List Subject: [ntfsd] Anyone using DIFx to install mini-filter? According to the docs I am supposed to set the DriverPackageType=3DFileSystemFilter for a file-system filter driver. Should I do this for a mini-filter? The docs also say that if this type is set: "For file system drivers and file system file drivers, MsiInstallDrivers sets an internal flag that subsequently causes MsiCleanupOnSuccess to prompt the user to restart the computer. (It is always necessary to restart a computer to complete the installation of these types of drivers.)" For a mini-filter no reboot should be necessary. --- Questions? First check the IFS FAQ at https://www.osronline.com/article.cfm?id=3D17 You are currently subscribed to ntfsd as: xxxxx@bitarmor.com To unsubscribe send a blank email to xxxxx@lists.osr.com --- Questions? First check the IFS FAQ at https://www.osronline.com/article.cfm?id=3D17 You are currently subscribed to ntfsd as: xxxxx@windows.microsoft.com To unsubscribe send a blank email to xxxxx@lists.osr.com
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