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  • Question

  • Hi, looking to develop a USB driver on Win10. Downloaded the Windows 10 developer kits and installed (default location, c:\program files (x84)\Windows 10

    Fired up a tempate for USB driver (C++/Windows Driver(UMDF V2)) - all ok.

    Solution won't build as include paths not set up - added c:\program files (x84)\Windows 10\Include to include paths and get the following error:

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\build\WindowsDriver.common.targets(180,5): error : An SDK corresponding to WDK version '8.1' was not found. Please install the SDK before building.

    Any pointers would be appreciated.


    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:07 PM

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  • Did you install the SDK that it's asking for?


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    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 7:36 PM
  • Is that a separate download from the DDK? If so, then no...

    I have Visual Studio 2015 Community and the DDK installed... Will download the SDK, wasn't clear from the device driver devloper page this was separate


    • Edited by leehu_22 Tuesday, November 10, 2015 8:48 PM
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 8:43 PM
  • downloaded and installed the 8.1 SDK - same error message.. is there anything I have to do in Visual Studio to tell it that this has been installed?


    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 9:02 PM