Chapter 21. Tools for Testing WDF Drivers

Thorough testing throughout all phases of development is essential to create a robust, high-quality driver. It is critical to find and fix as many bugs as possible before releasing a driver to customers, especially in kernel-mode drivers, where bugs are far more likely to cause the system to crash or hang.

This chapter provides a brief introduction to testing and verification tools for WDF drivers.

In this chapter:

Getting Started with Driver Testing 668

Driver Verifier 677

KMDF Verifier 687

UMDF Verifier 690

Application Verifier 693

Best Practices for Testing WDF Drivers 694

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Tools and files

 

Driver testing and verification tools in the WDK

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Application Verifier

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