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Advanced Concepts

This section discusses some of the more advanced concepts related to building Windows SideShow-compatible drivers. It covers a number of extensibility mechanisms that are available to manufacturers, as well as customization techniques to personalize and brand the device experience. Additionally, it describes what data must be persisted, and explores the notion of "user models" for determining whose content is shown on the device.

This section includes:

Adding Custom Device Icons

Persisting Configuration Data

Cache Policy and Management for Devices

Device Driver Extensibility

User Models

Custom Property Pages in Control Panel



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