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WDK 1709 (aka 16299 aka RS3) Released!

Yet another release of Windows 10 means yet another release of the WDK: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/windows-driver-kit The big news with this release is that driver development is finally integrated with Visual Studio Read more


Tracking an NTSTATUS to its Source

I found myself in a situation this week where I really wanted to call the API SeTokenIsAdmin. I vaguely remembered some issues around this API, and Googling quickly brought up Read more


1394 Boot Debugging is Dead

TL;DR: Don’t waste your time like we did – 1394 boot debugging no longer works on the latest builds on Windows 10. As you might already be aware, native 1394 kernel Read more