Chapter 7USB in the Windows World


To show how new USB technology is, or maybe just how slowly the various implementations are going, consider that the original outline of this book had this chapter giving a survey and overview of the various USB implementations across the various operating systems. As this book leaves the author’s word processor for the publisher, only Microsoft is providing operating-system support for the Universal Serial Bus. We know that others are working on it, it’s just not available at the time of this writing. Perhaps we can give a thorough overview of all of the operating-system offerings in a subsequent edition of this book.

Microsoft has not disappointed us. They have jumped in with both feet and provided ...

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