How to load a TDI device driver without a reboot?

Posted on 2008-10-30
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
I have developed a TDI device driver, which is dependent on tcpip
I want to load it after it is installed, but without having to reboot the system.

Is that possible?

I tried using CreateService as in the code snippet but I get error 487 (invalid address).
//Create the driver "service"

		SC_HANDLE  SCService = CreateServiceW(schSCManager,


			 L"tcpipMyTDI desc.",








			 isOsTypeVista() ? L"Tdx\0" : L"tcpip\0",




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Question by:romanm
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Ok, found the issue,
Registry must be clean, so no entry shoudl exist for the driver.

Location, HKLM\system\CurrentControlSet\Services

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