Function Discovery Browser (fdbrowser.exe) in Windows 7

Function Discovery API serves as an abstraction layer between applications and devices, and allows applications to discover devices by function rather than lower level details such as bus or connection type. It displays information about devices in your local machine and connected via network, noted. Its primary purpose’s to assist ldriver and hardware developers to verify that programs accessing Function […]

Function Discovery API serves as an abstraction layer between applications and devices, and allows applications to discover devices by function rather than lower level details such as bus or connection type. It displays information about devices in your local machine and connected via network, noted. Its primary purpose’s to assist ldriver and hardware developers to verify that programs accessing Function Discovery API and hardware registering its attributes with Function Discovery API are doing so correctly. Layered categories’re namespaces of abstract device types programmers would want to access. Provider categories’re namespaces of device and driver registrations. The Function Discovery Browser may be found in Windows SDK for Windows 7 default install location of "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Bin\fdbrowser.exe".

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