how-to setup a HID minidriver for a USB HID device ?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Drivers' started by Beno?t, Apr 11, 2005.

  1. Beno?t

    Beno?t Guest

    Hi list,

    I'm developping a HID minidriver for a USB Infrared receiver, this
    device expose a HID interface.

    Since IR remote controls don't use the same key mapping table, the
    device send a generic report (a 6 Bytes stream), and I translate
    remote control's key codes to windows HID codes via a minidriver.
    Each remote controls will have its corresponding minidriver.

    Now, when I plug the device Windows does'nt use my "inf" file but the
    default one (input.inf) while my device VID & PID are located in my
    file ?

    Why windows does not use my "inf" file for this new device ?
    Which mean can I use to for the use of my "inf" file ?

    Regards
    Benoît
     
    Beno?t, Apr 11, 2005
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  2. Beno?t

    Beno?t Guest

    Hi,
    I made some new tests, when I change device's interface class,
    sub-class and sub-sub-class values from 0x03, 0x00, 0x00 (HID not a
    boot device) to 0xFF, 0xFF, 0xFF (unknown type), then my "inf" file is
    now used.

    I draw a conclusion that the HID Class installer setup its own default
    drivers for all HID devices.

    So, I think I should develop a "device specific co-installer"....

    I am right or wrong ?

    Regards
    Benoit
     
    Beno?t, Apr 12, 2005
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  3. there is no hid class installer. this is the generic pnp manager making
    this choice. for your device specific coinstaller to run, pnp needs to pick
    your INF first.

    d
     
    Doron Holan [MS], Apr 13, 2005
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