Display Samples

Starting with Windows 8, samples are published in the MSDN Developer Samples code gallery, along with documentation. For Windows 7 and earlier, samples and documentation were included in the Windows Driver Kit (WDK) or Driver Development Kit (DDK).

Sample nameBuild environmentTarget operating systemPnP driverIn-box driverSample description

Kernel mode display-only miniport driver

Available in the MSDN Developer Samples code gallery.

Windows 8

Windows 8

Yes

No

Implements most of the device driver interfaces (DDIs) that a display-only miniport driver should provide to the Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM).

PixLib

Available in the MSDN Developer Samples code gallery.

Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2003
Windows XP

Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2003
Windows XP

No

No

Demonstrates how to implement the CPixel class.

Mirror - Mirror driver for mirroring GDI content

Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2003
Windows XP
Windows 2000

Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2003
Windows XP
Windows 2000

No

Yes

Demonstrates a driver that performs video mirroring.

Note  Starting with Windows 8, mirror drivers will not install on the system.

MonINF

Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Vista

Windows 7
Windows Server 2008
Windows Vista

No

No

Demonstrates how monitor manufacturers can avoid reflashing the monitor's EEPROM by implementing a monitor INF that overrides part of, or the entire, EDID information in software.

 

 

 

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