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Problems installing NDIS miniport driver

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
Stefan [email protected]
19.04.2000 16:34


I wish to install our NDIS miniport driver (which runs with NT 4.0) on W2K.
I have written an Inf-File, which is syntactically correct (tested by CHKINF )
but if i try to install this driver, the Hardware Wizard fails with Error 13:
"The data is invalid".
I am sure, that the DriverEntry function of that driver wasn't called. So it has
to be an error in my Inf-File. But what was going wrong?

To get more information i have switched on SetupAPI Logging.
From the log i get the information that the error occurs after
"Device install Function: DIF_INSTALLDEVICE" but with no more information as the
Hardware wizard has made.

I have also tried the FastInst.exe (which is shipped on the CD-ROM of Walter
book). It returns the error: Error in UpdateDriverForPlugAndPlayDevices The data

is invalid! I have debugged FastInst and it seems the parameters of
UpdateDriverForPlugAndPlayDevices are right.

Any suggestions ?

Thanks Stefan
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