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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 Established back in 2004, it contains articles from the first ten years from The NT Insider, as well as other historical content.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.
Universal INFs: No ClassInstall32 Section?
I wrote an article in the last issue of The NT Insider that described the Read more

Hey Microsoft! We Want a Driver Developer Conference!
Update 11 November 2017:  Voting is closed.  The results are in! I like Shenzhen.  Really, Read more

Tracking an NTSTATUS to its Source
I found myself in a situation this week where I really wanted to call the Read more

Attestation Signing — It’s NOT a Mystery
All of a sudden, you can’t load your driver on 64-bit Windows.  It works sometimes.  Read more

WinDbg, Debugger Objects, and JavaScript! Oh, My!
In case you’ve missed it, there are tons of changes going on under the covers Read more

The NT Insider Digital Edition - May-June 2016 Now Available!   Last Updated: 01-Jun-16  (Read 13224 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!

Michael Chu: Bluetooth Pairing / Registry / Com Ports (7 msgs, last updated 5:58 ago)
prabhakar vinayagam: HLK certification for one of UART device -regarding (2 msgs)
Parinitha Kashyap: [SourceDiskNames] failure in DF - InfVerif INF Verification test: Error 1273 (4 msgs)
Parinitha Kashyap: Copy TAEF binaries fails in DF- InfVerif INF Verification test on USB serial driver (4 msgs)
Martin Burnicki: Problem with legacy x64 driver signing (16 msgs)
Denis Panin: Registry -> distinguish between open and create key. (2 msgs)
MW: Install filter on FltMgr through IoAttachXXX (2 msgs, last updated 3 mins ago)
Jamey Kirby: WinBtrfs (4 msgs)
m sld: kernel debugging over network (3 msgs)
Peter Scott: Re[2]: Creating an ADS stream in a Mini Filter (5 msgs)
IanM: Creating an ADS stream in a Mini Filter (2 msgs)
Peter Viscarola (OSR): Driver Development / IFS Conference (1 msg)
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