Can't install Near Field Proximity sample driver RRS feed

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  • In all cases for an install failure the first place to turn is Setup API logging enable this and reboot and you should be able to see in the log what is failing.  If you can't figure out what to do at that point come back to the forum.

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    Friday, April 26, 2013 11:17 PM
  • Thanks for the help. I've found the file. My most recent attempt to install below:

    >>>  [Device Install (Hardware initiated) - ROOT\PROXIMITY\0000]
    >>>  Section start 2013/04/26 14:10:46.036
         dvi: {Build Driver List} 14:10:46.043
         dvi:      Searching for hardware ID(s):
         dvi:           wudf\netnfpprovider
         cpy:      Policy is set to make all digital signatures equal.
         dvi: {Build Driver List - exit(0x00000000)} 14:10:46.048
         dvi: {DIF_SELECTBESTCOMPATDRV} 14:10:46.049
         dvi:      No class installer for 'Proximity devices'
         dvi:      No CoInstallers found
         dvi:      Default installer: Enter 14:10:46.051
         dvi:           {Select Best Driver}
    !    dvi:                Selecting driver failed(0xe0000228)
         dvi:           {Select Best Driver - exit(0xe0000228)}
    !    dvi:      Default installer: failed!
    !    dvi:      Error 0xe0000228: There are no compatible drivers for this device.
         dvi: {DIF_SELECTBESTCOMPATDRV - exit(0xe0000228)} 14:10:46.055
         ndv: {Core Device Install} 14:10:46.056
    !    ndv:      Installing NULL driver!
         dvi:      {DIF_ALLOW_INSTALL} 14:10:46.057
         dvi:           No class installer for 'Proximity devices'
         dvi:           Default installer: Enter 14:10:46.059
         dvi:           Default installer: Exit
         dvi:      {DIF_ALLOW_INSTALL - exit(0xe000020e)} 14:10:46.061
         dvi:      {DIF_REGISTER_COINSTALLERS} 14:10:46.061
         dvi:           No class installer for 'Proximity devices'
         dvi:           Default installer: Enter 14:10:46.062
         dvi:           Default installer: Exit
         dvi:      {DIF_REGISTER_COINSTALLERS - exit(0x00000000)} 14:10:46.063
         dvi:      {DIF_INSTALLDEVICE} 14:10:46.064
         dvi:           No class installer for 'Proximity devices'
         dvi:           No CoInstallers found
         dvi:           Default installer: Enter 14:10:46.066
    !    dvi:                Installing NULL driver!
    !    dvi:                A NULL driver installation is not allowed for this type of device!
    !!!  dvi:                Cleaning up failed installation (e0000219)
    !!!  dvi:           Default installer: failed!
    !!!  dvi:           Error 0xe0000219: The installation failed because a function driver was not specified for this device instance.
         dvi:      {DIF_INSTALLDEVICE - exit(0xe0000219)} 14:10:46.069
    !    ndv:      Queueing up error report since device installation failed...
         ndv: {Core Device Install - exit(0xe0000203)} 14:10:46.070
    <<<  Section end 2013/04/26 14:10:46.071
    <<<  [Exit status: FAILURE(0xe0000203)]

    Steps so far:

    • built the Near Field Proximity Sample Driver project.
    • copied '' to the package output folder - x64\win8Release\Package
    • run the command as given in the instructions
    • logfile above is the result

    The files that get created when I build are:







    Thanks in advance!

    • Edited by dex3703xxx Friday, April 26, 2013 11:35 PM added files generated
    Friday, April 26, 2013 11:29 PM
  • configure VS and the WDK to deploy the driver as well. this will perform the necessary steps that install the driver

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    Friday, April 26, 2013 11:50 PM
  • Could you point me to some links or instructions on how to do this?
    Friday, April 26, 2013 11:59 PM
  • I'm trying to install on Windows 8 Enterprise on a Dell Inspiron 15z laptop, and would also like to install it on a Surface Pro to run the proximity demo.
    Monday, April 29, 2013 4:31 PM