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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 Established back in 2004, it contains articles from the first ten years from The NT Insider, as well as other historical content.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.
What’s New in TH2 for Driver Devs
Build 1511, TH2, has been released to MSDN.  If you’re already running Windows 10 (and Read more

Fun With WinDBG – NatVis Support
Complex data structures are a way of life when you’re dealing with drivers. A lot Read more

Some Things Are Best Left to Experts. Really.
I know this is going to sound like I’m “feathering my own nest” but that’s Read more

Right Click Your DML!
You all know and love DML, those hyperlinks that show up in WinDbg output and Read more

Windows 10 WDK + Visual Studio 2015 Issues
Now that the WDK is tightly integrated with Visual Studio, an update to the WDK Read more

The NT Insider Digital Edition - July-August 2015 Now Available!   Last Updated: 26-Aug-15  (Read 2291 times)

The NT Insider July-August 2015 The July-August 2015 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: Windows 10 is Ruining My Life
- Driver Signing and Windows 10
- KDNET Debugging
- Windows 10 WDK and Visual Studio 2015
- More on Maintaining Valid Data Length
...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!

Scott Noone: Memory Corruption Mystery: Any Ideas? (22 msgs, last updated 1:27 ago)
Idan Freiberg: Dealing with UNICODE_STRING for string manipulation (1 msg, posted 2:16 ago)
Maoz Dani: try and catch mechanism question (3 msgs, last updated 2:43 ago)
Hagen: W10: kernel msg in DebugView after wake (2 msgs, last updated 9:01 ago)
Kjetil Kristoffer Solberg: WinDBG and RCBA (1 msg)
midhun kappally: One Reference to WDFDEVICE (3 msgs)
Alessandro Guagnelli: Invalid Kernel Handle when opening file (5 msgs)
Rajendra Kumbhar: Using PUSH_LOCK (7 msgs)
Alessandro Guagnelli: FltCreateFile with non existing directory (3 msgs)
Peter Scott: Re[2]: Re[2]: Minifilter as cache (2 msgs)
MENG LI: A problem about Instance Setup callback... (1 msg)
Peter Scott: Re[2]: Minifilter as cache (3 msgs)
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