Getting Started with Driver Development

To follow the examples in this book and to use the WDF frameworks, you must install the current Windows Driver Kit (WDK). The WDK contains most of the resources you need to develop drivers, such as tools, documentation, and libraries. The following sections provide some guidelines and tips for installing software and finding the samples and tools discussed in this book.


Always use the most recent version of the WDK. This book assumes that you are using WDK Build 6000 or a later version. If you are already developing Windows drivers, you need to install Build 6000 or a later version to obtain the components discussed in this book. Static Driver Verifier for KMDF drivers and PREfast driver-specific ...

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