Windows® Internals

Errata for Windows® Internals

The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released.

The following errata were submitted by our customers and have not yet been approved or disproved by the author or editor. They solely represent the opinion of the customer.

Color Key: Serious technical mistake Minor technical mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update

Version Location Description Submitted by Date submitted
Printed Page 4
Last Paragraph

"...reponsibility of the driver to translate file-oriented comments" should have been "...reponsibility of the driver to translate file-oriented commands"

McEnroe  Feb 05, 2014 
Printed Page 186
Table 3-19

For the "Gate(signaling type)", "Thread signals the type" should be "Thread signals the gate"

McEnroe  Nov 08, 2013 
Printed Page 411
Table 5-17

The quantum values in the table for the Fixed row cannot be right. P408 says server uses a value of 12 quantums. P410 further states server uses long, fixed quanta. Therefore, the table value of 36 is incorrect (should be 12). Fixed, short value of 18 is also suspect.

Michael Ziller  Nov 21, 2012 
Printed Page 415

Under "Experiment: Examining and Specifying Process and Thread Priorities",

notepad.exe properties picture is wrong. It should show a property page with "Base Priority" as 24 but it is showing the wrong picture here.

McEnroe  Dec 13, 2013