Porting NDIS 5.1 Miniport wireless driver to NDIS 6.0 and higher version

This article summaries the important steps towards porting NDIS 5.1 wireless driver to NDIS 6.0 wireless driver in Windows Embedded Compact 13 platform.

More Information about NDIS

The Network Driver Interface Specification (NDIS) is an application programming interface (API) for network interface cards (NICs). developed jointly by Microsoft and 3Com Corporation and is mostly used in Microsoft Windows. NDIS facilitates communication between the Windows Embedded Compact operating system (OS) and network adapter and protocol drivers. NDIS 6.0 and higher versions have lot of advantages over lower versions. They are, Advantages

  • Higher performance.
  • Better manageability.
  • Reduced complexity.
  • Simplified driver models.
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