Windows driver code samples

Kick start Windows driver development. Learn how to write a Universal Windows driver that runs on mobile, tablet, PC, or IoT devices that support the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).

Driver Samples for Windows 10

Universal Windows driver samples for Windows 10
Use these samples with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio Tools for Windows 10, Windows SDK for Windows 10, and Windows Driver Kit (WDK) 10.
Tools for Windows 10 driver samples
Visual Studio and WDK 10 provide a complete driver development environment that you can use to install, deploy, test, and debug your drivers, as well as build them.
Download Visual Studio Community Edition 2015 and WDK 10 to build driver samples for Windows 10.
Driver templates
The driver templates installed by WDK 10 enable you to create several types of Visual Studio driver projects as a starting point for driver development.

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Driver Samples for Windows 8

Windows 8 driver samples
These are the official Microsoft WDK team driver code samples for previous versions of the WDK.
Tools for Windows 8 driver samples
Download Visual Studio 2013 (or Visual Studio Express 2013 for Desktop) and Windows Driver Kit (WDK) 8.1 Update to build driver samples for Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7.
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