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Creating a printer driver in C# or vb.net RRS feed

  • Question

  • For a project I am currently working on, I need to develop a virtual printer driver, which has the function of sending a document that is printed to it to an online webservice.

    Does anyone have experience in creating such functionality?



    Tuesday, January 15, 2008 12:41 PM

Answers

  • If you're talking a kernel mode driver then you can't use .NET (C# or VB.NET) for it.  You can, as of recently, start using C++ but most kernel drivers are written in C.  I'm not 100% sure if a VPD would be kernel mode or not.

     

    Your user mode UI can be in .NET but I suspect you wouldn't have one other than for configuration of the VPD.

     

    Michael Taylor - 1/15/08

    http://p3net.mvps.org

     

     

    Tuesday, January 15, 2008 2:01 PM
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