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API call for loading xxxx.sys on-the-fly on Windows 2003/2008

Posted on 2009-03-30
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hi all
I need to load a XXXXXX.SYS after bootup.
Anyone know the API's to:
1.  Register the .SYS
2.  Unregister .SYS
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You'd need to call CreateService, OpenService, and StartService in that order to install and start a driver.

To delete it, call OpenService, ControlService, and DeleteService.

Thanks,
Brian Desmond
Active Directory MVP

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