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Knowledge Base Updated

We’ve been working to improve the documentation for the HVDK and we hope that you find that the updated knowledge base articles will get you up and running. We’re continuously tweaking the SDK and KB articles. We hope you find them useful! Please let us know if you would like additional code or articles of …

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HID – Driver Signing

Driver Signing Why do Drivers Need to be Signed? Microsoft has gradually increased the security around drivers and has for some time now required that drivers need to be signed before they can be installed. There are workarounds for installing unsigned drivers, such as disabling driver integrity checks, booting into test mode, or using the …

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HID – The HVDK Drivers

The HVDK Drivers User-mode vs Kernel-mode Drivers HVDK drivers are User-Mode drivers. A user-mode driver runs in its own private virtual address space, so it runs in isolation from other user-mode applications. A user-mode driver is very much like a regular application like Notepad.exe, except that it is a driver. The advantage user-mode drivers are …

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HID – Installing

Installing Where can I download the installation file? You can get the official HVDK Standard installer from this website.  Don’t get it from anywhere else as it will not be the official, unaltered release. You will get a link to download the official HVDK Professional installer when you purchase a subscription. Is the file safe? …

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HDVK 1.6 Released

We have been getting requests for a SDK for ControlMyJoystick’s Virtual Joystick, Keyboard and Mouse drivers, so recently we released the HID Virtual Driver Kit (HVDK). https://www.tetherscript.com/hid-driver-kit-home/ The HVDK Standard Edition is free, and has a set of Tetherscript-signed drivers (the same ones you get with ControlMyJoystick) and some Delphi (yes, Delphi…is it 1998 or …

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HID – Release Notes

Release Notes 2.1 Final July 5, 2020 Added a new Gamepad driver. This emulates a gamepad HID device. However, it does not emulate an XBOX controller. Added a new Mouse Rel driver. This allows you to move the mouse cursor relative to its current position, such as (100, 100) which moves it 100 units right …

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HID – Subscribing

Subscribing Can I get a subscription refund? No, with no exceptions. Be sure you try HVDK Standard before you buy a subscription to HVDK Professional. Once you have received HVDK Professional, our unsigned driver files are out there, so we take some degree of risk. What is the duration of the subscription? One year. Why …

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HID – Requesting Support

Requesting Support I have a question.  Who do I ask? We are happy to answer any questions, bug reports or observations you may have.  Just fill in the support form on the Support page. You don’t need to create an account or have purchased the software to create a support ticket.  We will respond to …

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