Windows 7 Device DriverWindows 7 Device Driver



The Device Driver block shown in the I/O Manager block is primarily what this
book is all about—that is, designing, developing, and testing Windows 7 Device
Drivers. The drivers of course translate user I/O function calls into hardware
device ...

Author: Ronald D. Reeves Ph.D.

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0321670442

Category:

Page: 312

View: 529

“The chapter on programming a KMDF hardware driver provides a great example for readers to see a driver being made.” –Patrick Regan, network administrator, Pacific Coast Companies The First Authoritative Guide to Writing Robust, High-Performance Windows 7 Device Drivers Windows 7 Device Driver brings together all the information experienced programmers need to build exceptionally reliable, high-performance Windows 7 drivers. Internationally renowned driver development expert Ronald D. Reeves shows how to make the most of Microsoft’s powerful new tools and models; save time and money; and efficiently deliver stable, robust drivers. Drawing on his unsurpassed experience as both a driver developer and instructor, Reeves demystifies Kernel and User Mode Driver development, Windows Driver Foundation (WDF) architecture, driver debugging, and many other key topics. Throughout, he provides best practices for all facets of the driver development process, illuminating his insights with proven sample code. Learn how to Use WDF to reduce development time, improve system stability, and enhance serviceability Take full advantage of both the User Mode Driver Framework (UMDF) and the Kernel Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) Implement best practices for designing, developing, and debugging both User Mode and Kernel Mode Drivers Manage I/O requests and queues, self-managed I/O, synchronization, locks, plug-and-play, power management, device enumeration, and more Develop UMDF drivers with COM Secure Kernel Mode Drivers with safe defaults, parameter validation, counted UNICODE strings, and safe device naming techniques Program and troubleshoot WMI support in Kernel Mode Drivers Utilize advanced multiple I/O queuing techniques Whether you’re creating Windows 7 drivers for laboratory equipment, communications hardware, or any other device or technology, this book will help you build production code more quickly and get to market sooner!

Windows 7 Device DriverWindows 7 Device Driver



-Develop UMDF drivers with COM --

Author: Ron Reeves

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0321670213

Category:

Page: 350

View: 334

The first authoritative guide to programming Windows 7 device drivers: save time, save money, and write more reliable drivers • •Shows experienced programmers how to make the most of Microsoft's latest and most powerful models and tools for Windows 7 driver development, including C# and Visual Studio 2010. •Thoroughly covers Microsoft's Windows Driver Foundation (WDF) Architecture. •There are no other books, and little information anywhere, about Windows 7 device drivers. This is the only comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to writing Windows 7 device drivers. Written by Ronald Reeves, one of the field's leading experts, Windows 7 Device Driver Book helps experienced developers make the most of the powerful new tools and models Microsoft has made available for driver development. Reeves provides an extensive collection of sample code on CDROM, as well as best-practice guidance for maximizing reliability and performance. Reeves shows how C# and Visual Studio 2010 can be used to develop device drivers more rapidly, and debug them more effectively. He covers a broad array of topics, including both kernel- and user-mode driver development; Windows Driver Foundation (WDF) architecture, and much more. From start to finish, this book is designed to significantly reduce the time it takes for device driver programmers to find the information they need -- and then apply that information in reliable, production code.

Windows 7 The Definitive GuideWindows 7 The Definitive Guide



When a manufacturer digitally signs a driver, the manufacturer is giving proof of
the driver's authenticity but not necessarily that it is 100 percent compatible with
Windows 7. Still, as with drivers signed by Microsoft, any changes to a device ...

Author: William R. Stanek

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449379451

Category:

Page: 992

View: 786

This book provides everything you need to manage and maintain Windows 7. You'll learn all of the features and enhancements in complete detail, along with specifics for configuring the operating system to put you in full control. Bestselling author and Windows expert William Stanek doesn't just show you the steps you need to follow, he also tells you how features work, why they work, and how you can customize them to meet your needs. Learn how to squeeze every bit of power out of Windows 7 to take full advantage of its features and programs. Set up, customize, and tune Windows 7-Optimize its appearance and performance, install and manage software, customize your hardware, and install printers, scanners, and faxes Manage your files and data-Search your computer more efficiently, secure your data, share and collaborate, and get the most out of optional programs such as Windows Live Mail Master your digital media-Create media libraries, manage digital pictures and videos, make DVDs, and create movies Get connected and start networking-Set up a home or small-office network, conquer Internet Explorer, and master on-the-go networking Protect your computer-Keep your family safe while on the Internet, navigate the computer security maze, and configure Windows 7's protection features Manage and support Windows 7 systems-Configure user accounts, disks and drives, troubleshoot and handle routine maintenance, and resolve advanced support and recovery issues Learn advanced tips & techniques-Manage the Windows boot environment, explore Group Policy, and much more

Introducing Windows 7 for DevelopersIntroducing Windows 7 for Developers



But before we jump into the code , let's review the different components
supporting the Windows 7 Sensor and Location ... To make it easier to write a
device driver that exposes a sensor to Windows 7 , the platform provides a
sensor class ...

Author: Yochay Kiriaty

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39076002846108

Category:

Page: 395

View: 323

Presents information on the tools and techniques of Windows 7 to help create effective applications.

Windows 7 Device DriverWindows 7 Device Driver



Learn how to Use WDF to reduce development time, improve system stability, and enhance serviceability Take full advantage of both the User Mode Driver Framework (UMDF) and the Kernel Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) Implement best practices for ...

Author: Ph. D. Reeves

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1105801006

Category:

Page: 384

View: 532

The First Authoritative Guide to Writing Robust, High-Performance Windows 7 Device Drivers Windows 7 Device Driver brings together all the information experienced programmers need to build exceptionally reliable, high-performance Windows 7 drivers. Internationally renowned driver development expert Ronald D. Reeves shows how to make the most of Microsoft's powerful new tools and models; save time and money; and efficiently deliver stable, robust drivers. Drawing on his unsurpassed experience as both a driver developer and instructor, Reeves demystifies Kernel and User Mode Driver development, Windows Driver Foundation (WDF) architecture, driver debugging, and many other key topics. Throughout, he provides best practices for all facets of the driver development process, illuminating his insights with proven sample code. Learn how to Use WDF to reduce development time, improve system stability, and enhance serviceability Take full advantage of both the User Mode Driver Framework (UMDF) and the Kernel Mode Driver Framework (KMDF) Implement best practices for designing, developing, and debugging both User Mode and Kernel Mode Drivers Manage I/O requests and queues, self-managed I/O, synchronization, locks, plug-and-play, power management, device enumeration, and more Develop UMDF drivers with COM Secure Kernel Mode Drivers with safe defaults, parameter validation, counted UNICODE strings, and safe device naming techniques Program and troubleshoot WMI support in Kernel Mode Drivers Utilize advanced multiple I/O queuing techniques Whether you're creating Windows 7 drivers for laboratory equipment, communications hardware, or any other device or technology, this book will help you build production code more quickly, get to market sooner, and start earning money faster!

Windows 7 Resource KitWindows 7 Resource Kit



Use the DISM / Add - Drive option to add device drivers to the Windows PE image
( inf file is the path and file name of the device driver's .inf file ) . Dism / image : c :
\ winpe_x86 \ mount / Add - Driver / Driver : inf_file Windows PE can also add ...

Author: Mitch Tulloch

Publisher: Resource Kit

ISBN: UOM:39076002846504

Category:

Page: 1709

View: 731

Delivers the information you need to administer your Windows 7 system. You get authoritative technical guidance from those who know the technology best.

A Certification and PC Repair GuideA Certification and PC Repair Guide



Figure 11-5 Windows Me virtual device drivers — VxDs. machines which are
imaginary PC's created by software in RAM ... VXD C:\WINDOWS\SY3TEM C:\
WINDOWS\SYSTEM 11KB 13 KB Virtual device Virtual device driver driver 1 1/7/
2000 ...

Author: Pete Moulton

Publisher: Prentice Hall Ptr

ISBN: 0130652032

Category:

Page: 1094

View: 431

The perfect exam guide for those novices looking to add skill to their resume. Places special emphasis on new chip capabilities especially the Pentium 4 Chip. Includes sample questions. Has been updated for Windows 2000 and Windows ME.

7 Keys to Learning Windows NT7 Keys to Learning Windows NT



review the list of compatible hardware, and make sure the machine on which you
plan your installation is 100% compatible. Some hardware vendors have not yet
written Windows NT device drivers. Sometimes Windows NT mistakes an ...

Author: Forrest Houlette

Publisher: New Riders Pub

ISBN: 1562051563

Category:

Page: 367

View: 360

Windows NT: In the Fast Lane provides a task oriented approach to answering common Windows NT questions. The book will be organized by task category, with each task entry detailing how to complete the task. Each entry will feature any cautions or background information relevant to the intermediate/advanced user. (Operating Systems)

Instructor s Gudie to MCSE Windows 2000 Server Study GuideInstructor s Gudie to MCSE Windows 2000 Server Study Guide



Exercise 7 - 2 on page 348 will lead you through the Driver Signing options . III .
Updating Device Drivers | A . Often , hardware manufacturers will update drivers
for their products , and will recommend that users update their current drivers with
 ...

Author: Richard Phillips

Publisher:

ISBN: 0072129689

Category:

Page: 181

View: 963

Developing Windows NT Device DriversDeveloping Windows NT Device Drivers



7 Calling the MapMem Driver 371 Listing 19 . 8 IRP _ MI _ DEVICE _ CONTROL
Handler for MapMem 371 Listing 19 . 9 IRP _ MJ _ CLOSE Handler for MapMem
375 Listing 19 . 10 The mapSystemLogical Memory Function , Part 1 375 Listing
 ...

Author: Edward N. Dekker

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: UOM:39015043114241

Category:

Page: 1226

View: 305

For developers who must know and understand the fundamentals to be able to apply the more advanced aspects that will emerge with NT 5, here is an in-depth book to the rescue, covering the core techniques of programming NT device drivers.

Microsoft Windows 3 1 Guide to ProgrammingMicrosoft Windows 3 1 Guide to Programming



Device context ( continued ) fonts default font , 394 enumerating , 415 retrieving
font information , 420 handle ... 467 standard Windows device drivers , listed ,
467 Device - independent graphics , 7 Device units , converting design units to ,
429 ...

Author: Microsoft Corporation

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106010509450

Category:

Page: 567

View: 872

Takes a tutorial approach, but focuses on issues unique to version 3.1. Attention is devoted to object-oriented programming with examples in C++. Example programs take advantage of new Windows functionality such as virtual device drivers, object linking and embedding and network communications.

Mike Meyers CompTIA A Guide to 802 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Fourth Edition Exam 220 802 Mike Meyers CompTIA A Guide to 802 Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Fourth Edition Exam 220 802



In Windows Vista / 7, this is done by clicking the Turn Windows features on or ofi
option on the Tasks list. ... To protect Windows systems from bad device drivers,
Microsoft uses driver signing, which means that each driver has a digital ...

Author: Michael Meyers

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071795975

Category:

Page: 592

View: 696

Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exam 220-802 and become an expert PC technician. Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to 802: Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition is completely up to date with the new CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter solutions and answers are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book. Learn how to: Troubleshoot CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components Implement and troubleshoot hard drives Install, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Work with the Registry and understand the Windows boot process Work with Ethernet and TCP/IP Implement and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks Manage and maintain portable PCs Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices Troubleshoot printers Secure PCs and protect them from network threats Work with virtualization technologies Electronic content features: Practice exams for 802 with hundreds of questions An "Introduction to CompTIA A+" video by Mike Meyers Links to Mike's latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities Adobe Digital Editions ebook—free download (subject to Adobe system requirements) Each chapter includes: Learning objectives Photographs and illustrations Real-world examples Try This! and Cross Check exercises Key terms highlighted Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings Exam Tips End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

Pro Windows Embedded Compact 7Pro Windows Embedded Compact 7



Packed with code samples, Pro Windows Embedded Compact 7 contains everything you'll need to start developing for small footprint devices with confidence.

Author: Abraham Kcholi

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781430241805

Category:

Page: 296

View: 862

Windows Embedded Compact 7 is the natural choice for developing sophisticated, small-footprint devices for both consumers and the enterprise. For this latest version, a number of significant enhancements have been made, most notably the ability to run multi-core processors and address more than the 512 MB of memory constraint in previous versions. Using familiar developer tools, Pro Windows Embedded Compact 7 will take you on a deep-dive into device driver development. You’ll learn how to set up your working environment, the tools that you’ll need and how to think about developing for small devices before quickly putting theory into practice and developing your own first driver from the ground up. As you delve deeper into the details of driver development, you’ll learn how to master hardware details, deal with I/O and interrupts, work with networks, and test and debug your drivers ready for deployment—all in the company of an author who's been working with Windows CE for more than a decade. Packed with code samples, Pro Windows Embedded Compact 7 contains everything you'll need to start developing for small footprint devices with confidence.

A Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting SoftwareA Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Software



Later , after the device is installed , Windows will use the manufacturer ' s
installed drivers for the device . ... 7 Using Device Manager After a device is
installed , you can use Device Manager to verify that Windows XP sees no
problems with the ...

Author: Jean Andrews

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 0619213264

Category:

Page: 666

View: 456

Written by best-selling author and instructor expressly for the classroom, the A+ Guide to Software, Third Edition has been completely redesigned in engaging full color. This edition features new pedagogical features and coverage of the latest technologies. This guide maps fully to the 2003 A+ OS Technologies certification exam and is designed to be the most complete, step-by-step book available for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software.

Mike Meyers CompTIA A Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs 4th Edition Exams 220 801 220 802 Mike Meyers CompTIA A Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs 4th Edition Exams 220 801 220 802



In Windows Vista/7, this is done by clicking the Turn Windows features on or off
option on the Tasks list. ... To protect Windows systems from bad device drivers,
Microsoft uses driver signing, which means that each driver has a digital
signature.

Author: Mike Meyers

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071795913

Category:

Page: 1071

View: 214

Essential Skills for a Successful IT Career Written by the leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification and training, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass CompTIA A+ exams 220-801 and 220-802 and become an expert hardware technician. Mike Meyers’ CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Fourth Edition is completely up-to-date with the new CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you’ll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Answers and solutions to the end-of-chapter sections are only available to instructors and are not printed inside the book. Learn how to: Work with CPUs, RAM, BIOS settings, motherboards, power supplies, and other PC components Install, configure, and troubleshoot hard drives Manage input devices and removable media Install, upgrade, and troubleshoot Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 Troubleshoot all common PC problems Install video and multimedia cards Work with smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices Install and configure wired and wireless networks Connect to the Internet Protect your PC and your network Install, configure, and manage printers Work with virtualization technologies Understand safety and environmental issues Electronic content features: Practice exams for 801 & 802 with hundreds of questions One hour+ of free video training from Mike Meyers A collection of Mike’s latest favorite shareware and freeware PC tools and utilities Adobe Digital Editions free eBook download (subject to Adobe's system requirements) Each chapter includes: Learning objectives Photographs and illustrations Real-world examples Try This! and Cross Check exercises Key terms highlighted Tech Tips, Notes, and Warnings Exam Tips End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects

It s Never Done that BeforeIt s Never Done that Before



A Guide to Troubleshooting Windows XP John Ross. 2 . When the Device
Manager window appears , look for a yellow exclamation point ( ! ) ... OK 1
Cancel Figure 7 - 1 : Use Roll Back Driver to return to an earlier version of a
device driver .

Author: John Ross

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015064917217

Category:

Page: 263

View: 775

Provides troubleshooting help for solving a variety of common Windows XP problems.

The Windows NT Device Driver BookThe Windows NT Device Driver Book



The standard convention is to store device information in one or more value
entries beneath a subkey called Parameters , which dangles off the driver ' s
service key in the Registry . Figure 7 . 3 shows how this works . It ' s usually up to
the ...

Author: Art Baker

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: UOM:39015041352173

Category:

Page: 522

View: 443

This is a guide book with software for programmers writing device drivers for Windows NT. This is the only book and sample software available on Device Drivers--NT.

A Guide to SoftwareA Guide to Software



A + Operating System Technologies Examination Objectives OBJECTIVES
CHAPTERS PAGE NUMBERS 7 , 9 311 - 313 310 - 311 , 388 - 389 173 - 175
Find updated ... 2 Identify steps to perform an operating system upgrade from
Windows 9x / ME , Windows NT 4 . ... 4 Identify procedures for installing / adding
a device , including loading / adding / configuring device drivers , and required
software .

Author: Jean Andrews

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 0619186275

Category:

Page: 673

View: 544

Written by an instructor expressly for the classroom, this guide has been thoroughly updated for today's technologies and is designed to prepare students to pass the 2003 A+ OS Technologies certification exam and master PC Repair.

Windows 98 SecretsWindows 98 Secrets



If Windows 98 hasn't correctly detected your video card, you can install another
video driver. If you are installing ... Click the Advanced button, the Adapter tab,
and then the Change button to invoke the Upgrade Device Driver Wizard, as
shown in Figure 28-1. Click Next. Step 2. ... Click Next, and then skip to step 7.
Upgrade ...

Author: Brian Livingston

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0764531867

Category:

Page: 1246

View: 617

Windows 98, the ballyhooed new Microsoft operating system, is finally here and the best-selling Windows author duo ? Brian Livingston and Davis Straub ? mark this momentous software release with their seminal guide, Windows 98 Secrets. Livingston and Straub divulge undocumented features and time-saving shortcuts designed to maximize your Windows 98 experience. Windows 98 Secrets explains how to connect directly to the Web using the Active Desktop, take advantage of dynamic communication advances, optimize new security options, tweak the registry, customize your desktop, and much more. You can also sample 200 Windows 98 software programs hand-picked by Livingston and Straub on the Windows 98 Secrets bonus CD-ROM. There is also a bevy of handy resources packed onto the CD including FTP clients, HTML editors, database managers, automation tools, and Internet suites. Thanks to Livingston and Straub, the Windows 98 wizard has been exposed and with Windows 98 Secrets, you can reap the rewards.