Archive: Driver Install Frameworks Tools v.2.01
Updated: February 23, 2007
Note: Version 2.01 of the Driver Install Frameworks (DIFx) Tools is no longer available for download. To obtain the most current version of the DIFx Tools, download the
Windows Driver Kit (WDK).
Driver Install Frameworks (DIFx) provides infrastructure and tools to simplify device and driver installation for both developers and users. DIFx tools includes the Driver Package Installer (DPInst), Driver Installation Frameworks for Applications (DIFxApp) and Driver Installation Frameworks Library (DIFxAPI).
Updates were made to DIFx 2.01 to address customer requests.
Features in Version 2.01:
Driver Installation Frameworks Library (DIFxAPI).
Support for install, uninstall, repair, and rollback of drivers.
Ability to track and maintain application-driver-service associations and provide reference counting on drivers and services.
DIFxAPI that exports the following functions:
Ability to create driver installation packages for 32-bit, x64-based platforms and Itanium-based systems.
Support for Windows Vista
Driver Package Installer (DPInst).
Driver Install Frameworks for Applications (DIFxApp).