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Not able to start WDFVerifier.exe RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I am developing UMDF2.0 windows driver using WDF. I tried to install the driver and I was successful. After installing I opened wdfverifier.exe and attached WinDBG for user mode debugging. I disabled and again enabled the driver to attach to WinDBG. When I did that multiple pop ups of WinDBG opened. It did not stop. So I forcefully restarted my PC and BSOD occurred. After this I am not able to open WDFverifier. Whenever I try to open that the following error comes. 

    An unexpected and fatal error has occurred -details

    drivers\wdf\kmdf\tests\tools\wdfverifier\devicelist.cpp(298) 

    void __cdel AllWdfDevices::AddUmdfDriverTo(struct

    _DO_DEVINFO_DATA & class wdfQa::Common::ObjectArray &)

    Error 2 <2> encountered

    System Message : The system cannot find the file specified


    Sunday, March 22, 2020 6:20 PM

All replies

  • Have you tried the procedures documented here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/wdf/using-umdf-verifier the easiest way is to run AppVerifier on WUDFHost.exe


    Don Burn Windows Driver Consulting Website: http://www.windrvr.com

    Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:31 PM
  • Thank you for your reply. Actually I was not followed the procedure which is mentioned in the link. First I installed driver using devcon.exe and I opened wdfverifier.exe and attached host process of my driver to WinDBG. After that multiple pop ups of WinDBG came and BSOD occurred. If I want to follow the procedure mentioned in the link I have to open the wdfverifier.exe ryt? I am not able to do that. Also AppVerifier and WinDBG are same?

    Monday, March 23, 2020 4:38 AM
  • For UMDF it is a different verifier.  AppVerifier is an application verification program, so depending on you UMDF driver it will actually check more things than just using the umdf verifier.


    Don Burn Windows Driver Consulting Website: http://www.windrvr.com

    Monday, March 23, 2020 9:00 PM