Windows Programming/Driver API

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It should come as no surprise that kernel mode drivers cannot use the same functions as user-mode applications. Device Drivers, for this reason, must rely on the available kernel mode functions. This page will talk about some of the available libraries and functions that can be utilized in a driver.

Function Prefixes[edit]

  1. include <stdio.h>
  2. include <iostream.h>
  3. include <conio.h>


Native API[edit]

String Functions[edit]

Safe String Library[edit]


Kernel Mode Functions[edit]