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Device driver for XP

Hi.. I have a device driver source code for a driver which works on XP Tablet edition - I want to modifiy it to work on XP Professional (it does not work currently on XP P).. I have never written a device driver before.. I have read DDK documentation.. got Oney's book etc.. I still am at a loss on where to start.. can any body give me any guidance on good resources etc..

Saturday, August 28, 2004

I have a little experience in win2000 ddk , maybe helpful?

It's  easy to develop device driver, you just copy from demo and change a little. That's all.

To develop device drivers, you need know
1. what is makefile
2. some debugging knowledge (I recommend <debugging application> by John Robbins)
3. a site (
4. a debugger (I recommend Microsoft windbg because  it's free)

Sunday, August 29, 2004

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