Driver Support Routines
Driver support routines are routines that the Windows operating system provides for kernel-mode drivers to use. Drivers do not use Microsoft Win32 routines; instead, they use the driver support routines that this section describes.
The driver support routines in this section are organized by kernel-mode managers and libraries.
The following kernel-mode managers provide support for drivers:
The following kernel-mode libraries provide support for drivers:
For a task-based summary of kernel support routines, see Summary of Kernel-Mode Support Routines.