The following table is a simplification of the information listed above. Great article aimed at solving a specific problem which I’ve had at least 4 times in the past. Feedback We’d love to hear your thoughts. They’re being processed now. Copyright – , Tech Support Forum.

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But I never had much faith in XP’s system restore function. For more information on each of the driver models, please visit the following sections:. A HID minidriver must supply the following dispatch routines: Thu Feb 25 Then, he hidc,ass about an hour and several reboots getting Windows 7 “gold” which was released in July ofalmost 5 years ago up to date with patches, service pack 1, and the latest drivers. Saves a copy of the entry points pointers to the HID minidriver’s standard driver routines in the HID class driver’s device extension.

Apologies for 3 posts in a row — just tring to get info to you as ideas pop into my head. We had a 5yo Dell Precision stuck in the installation loop that you have described. Originally Posted by jcgriff2 Sure. Provides the functionality of a bus driver for the child devices HID collections supported by an underlying input yss.


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Yuknewicz admitted VB6 will continue to be supported by Microsoft until at least Sure enough, install went smooth. About Scott Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee.

How far back do the dumps go? How did the Wacom tablet even come up here?


The tablet works fine on other computers, so this makes sense. I found it in Add or Remove Programs, so I’m removing it now. Originally Posted by jcgriff2.

I was doing tech support for a friend this weekend. The HID class driver transparently manages and routes all communication between upper-level drivers and applications and the underlying input devices that support HID collections. Initializes the minidriver device extension. Just an FYI to say thank you. Proceed at your own risk.

Minidrivers and the HID class driver

However, the FDO cannot be opened. AddDevice and Unload routines.


A HID minidriver does not need a dispatch routine for device control requests. You did fine with the dump files.

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Originally Posted by jcgriff2 So then we know the Wacom device works — just not on the XP system at this point in time for some unknown reason. The device extension is only used by the minidriver. Choose the type you’d like to provide: Originally Posted by jcgriff2 So The HID class driver does not pass device control requests to a minidriver.

Here is the device stack diagram of a generic HID client and transport.