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Welcome to the OSR Developer's technical blog. We've relocated the blog here from our OSR Online site to make room for renovations of that site.

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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

The NT Insider Breaks The Internet!!

Whenever we release a new issue of The NT Insider, it’s always a big day here at OSR.  It’s the culmination of weeks of writing, editing, and proof-reading.  We even plan Read more

Of Windows, Git, FUSE, and Moral Equivalence

It’s a known fact these days that Microsoft is feeling the Git love. As stated by Microsoft and reported by Ars Technica, the Windows operating system is even moving from its long lived Read more