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OSRONLINE is OSR's Legacy Community Site

For information about our OSR's seminars and services, please visit our Corporate site at http://www.osr.com.

Welcome to OSR's original community web site, named "OSRONLINE." Established back in 2004, it contains articles from the first ten years from The NT Insider, as well as other historical content.

Today, this site still hosts and maintains two active imporant functions: We will eventually be moving these functions (and all the old OSRONLINE.COM content) to a modern (and far less ugly) site that we've been developing. That will take us quite a while. Until that time, we maintain this site for your use.

New, up-to-date posts in the OSR's staff's Developer's Blog can be found on our new Corporate site. All the content from The NT Insider (OSR's journal of Windows system software development) can also be found on OSR.COM.

To access the new OSR Corporate site please visit http://www.osr.com.
OSR Dev Blog posts are now being created and posted at http://www.osr.com/developers-blog/. Please check that location for future posts. We are listing the most recent posts from that site here, as a convenience. See the full list of our blog posts here.
“The Lists” Are Moving!
You’re probably aware that, for more than 20 years, OSR has supported and maintained a Read more

What’s New in WDK 1803: Your Driver Has 552 Code Analysis Warnings
These days, each new upgrade for Windows brings with it a new Windows Driver Kit.  Read more

Beware of IoBuildDeviceIoControlRequest
Diagnosed yet another crash today that is likely due to the usage of IoBuildDeviceIoControlRequest. Long Read more

Visual Studio 2017 Support for Spectre Mitigation
Just a quick note to make you aware that the version of Visual Studio 2017 Read more

Meltdown and Spectre: What about drivers?
The week the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities was one of the most fun weeks I’ve Read more

The NT Insider Digital Edition - May-June 2016 Now Available!   Last Updated: 01-Jun-16  (Read 20443 times)

The NT Insider May-June 2016 The May-June 2016 issue of The NT Insider is available exclusively in PDF format for download. Click the image of The NT Insider to the left for the details, and the download link to use.

Articles include:

- Peter Pontificates: Computer Science Education: Yup, Still Sucks
- Introduction to Simple Peripheral Bus Devices and Drivers
- Tips for Using I/O Targets
- Today in Driver Signing
- Analyst's Perspective: My Driver Passes Driver Verifier! (Or Does It...)
- Bye-Bye Co-Installers>
...and more!

The NT Insider is moving to OSR.COM!   Last Updated: 14-Aug-14
To make way for an all new and much improved community web site, the primary home page for The NT Insider has moved to a dedicated section on OSR's corporate web site at http://www.osr.com/nt-insider/. There, you'll find links to PDF versions of all recent issues of The NT Insider as well as HTML versions of recent articles.   Last Updated: 14-Aug-14

Driver Developer Help Forums (NTDEV, NTFSD, WINDBG)
What's going on in the community? Check out what people are talking about on the NTDEV, NTFSD, and WINDBG discussion forums.

Active for more than 20 years, these are the WDK forums for help with your Windows driver development or help with your file system filter driver projects. Unlike other online forums, you can participate via the web, via email, or even via news reader (if you remember what that is!). Ask a question, answer a question, or watch the discussion had by others. What are you waiting for... Click here to join the community now!

Seb Henn: SCardListReader, SCardConnect (10 msgs)
R0b0t1: Bad Handle to IOCTL_USB_GET_HUB_INFORMATION_EX? (6 msgs)
Arshak Isajanyan: HLK - empty test list after applying playlist (8 msgs)
sachin kumar Butte: Compilation of windows filter platform(wfp) driver failing in win10 (2 msgs)
R0b0t1: Which Name Shows Up On a Driver Signature? (4 msgs)
Rebecca Cran: Problems running SDV in VS 2017 and WDK 1803 - "slamcl: error: at phase 2: Out of memory" (5 msgs)
Nikhil V S: What is the IRP message generated on file delete in a filter driver? (3 msgs)
Pooja Bansal: What is the purpose of fileobject->lock structure in file system filter driver? (6 msgs)
omri aviasr: Getting full file path out of WRITE operation (2 msgs)
ben tsang: REMOTE IP FROM ECP (4 msgs)
flash mark: How delete a directory using IRP? (2 msgs)
omri aviasr: importing fltKernel in usera-mode application (2 msgs)
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