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How to build drivers for Windows 8 using WDK for Windows 10?

Fernando_RobertoFernando_Roberto Member - All Emails Posts: 192
edited February 2019 in NTDEV

Hi, everybody!

As far as I could understand, WDK 10 can build drivers for Win7, Win8, Win8.1 and Win10. However, after installing WDK 1809, the only target platform I see from my Visual Studio 2017 is "Windows 10" and I cannot change it. Also, the only Platform Toolset I see is "WindowsKernelModeDriver10.0" and there is no option for earlier versions of Windows on that drop box.

How can I build drivers for Windows 8 using WDK 10? I mean, having NTDDI_VERSION=NTDDI_WIN8 and so on.

Thanks in advance.

Fernando Roberto da Silva
DriverEntry Kernel Development


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