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Are filter drivers intended to extend system drivers?

Are filter drivers intended to extend system drivers? Is this their main purpose? Are they basically just an extra layer that sits between the driver and the user? This seems overly simple an explanation and I am wondering if I am missing something. Are there good ways to learn more? Solution In a way yes. For example, if file system

it1352 0 2020-07-22

Need to write driver for USB peripheral device?

I'm working on designing a USB peripheral which will occasionally connect to a Windows PC, and transfer a few KB of data in each direction. There will be a custom PC application that controls the data transfers, using a proprietary protocol (i.e. for the USB payloads). I see at the following link that Microsoft describes how to write a driver for

it1352 0 2020-10-21

Error in installing windows printer driver

I am trying to install a windows printer driver(OEMUNI) provided as a sample in WDK(Windows Driver Kit). But I keep getting following error from add printer wizard: "Printer driver was not installed. Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000002)". I have tried running the add printer wizard with admin privileges but I still get the same probl

it1352 0 2020-10-21

libusb-win32: Automated installation of a driver filter

I've faced a problem getting my libusb-w32 based program to detect devices. The program has to detect digital cameras, and I need to automatically install driver filter for any new camera to be detected without any manual work.  I've used install-filter i --class={6BDD1FC6-810F-11D0-BEC7-08002BE2092F} , i. e. installing filter for MTP devices, and

it1352 1 2020-07-22

Allow Driver to Stop in Windows?

Some drivers on Windows, like Null and Beep, can be arbitrarily stopped and re-started through the ControlService(..., SERVICE_CONTROL_STOP, ...) operation. Most other drivers, however, cannot be stopped and restarted while the system is running. I'm making my own driver. How can I tell Windows that my driver can be stopped? Solution It turns ou

it1352 0 2020-10-26

Connecting Windows Driver to Userland Service

How do I communicate with a driver from the userland in Windows? (Vista if that makes a difference.) Can I, and how, communicate with the service from the driver site? I am actually not very lazy and should probably get my boss to buy me a book, but I don't know which. And guessing commands and sections from the MSDN is kinda taking a lot of nerv

it1352 0 2020-10-26