Description:Manages user-mode driver host processes.
The Windows Driver Foundation (WDF) user-mode driver framework (UMDF) makes it possible to make device drivers that resides in user space. This has several advantages compared to running in kernel space:
- Increased stability as errors in a user space driver will not corrupt the kernel system address space and the structures that resides there.
- Increased security as a user space driver doesn't have direct access to all the kernel space functionality.
- Easier development as one can use C++ / User-mode-debugging / Win32 API.
More Info MS WDHC - User-Mode Driver Framework
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Updated: 22 September 2009