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How to call application from windows kernel?

killbugkillbug Member Posts: 2

I want to call a application from kernel space.

how to do this ?


  • Tim_RobertsTim_Roberts Member - All Emails Posts: 14,317
    edited May 10

    You do not do so. That's simply not how the system works. You can have a user-mode helper service that communicates with your driver, and exchanges commands, but the service will do the app stuff.

    Tim Roberts, [email protected]
    Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

  • Nathan_KiddNathan_Kidd Member - All Emails Posts: 22
    via Email
    On 2022-05-09 11:13 p.m., killbug wrote:
    > I want to call a application from kernel space.
    > how to do this ?

    Maybe you're looking for this:
  • Tim_RobertsTim_Roberts Member - All Emails Posts: 14,317

    Hmm, now I'm embarrassed that I interpreted his question as "I want to LAUNCH an application", and did not even consider the more likely interpretation "I want to COMMUNICATE with an application". Take 10 points from Gryffindor.

    Tim Roberts, [email protected]
    Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

  • Peter_Viscarola_(OSR)Peter_Viscarola_(OSR) Administrator Posts: 8,986

    What’s really funny is that I didn’t remember that this code is on GitHub. And I wrote it.


    Peter Viscarola

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