Reloading WDDM Display Driver Without Reboot

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Drivers' started by Soren Dreijer, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Does anybody know how to reload a WDDM display driver on Vista without having
    to reboot? On XP with XPDM I used the ChangeDisplaySettings API to switch to
    VGA mode and then back to accelerated mode. The same approach doesn’t seem to
    work for my WDDM driver.

    I basically just want to be able to copy in an updated version of the driver
    and have Windows use it.

    Soren Dreijer, Nov 10, 2009
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  2. Are you trying to load your own WDDM driver or else u r trying to
    Well, both I guess. I've replaced the existing driver with my own driver but
    I'd like to be able to have it reloaded whenever I copy in a new version of

    / Soren
    Soren Dreijer, Nov 12, 2009
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