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    Windows 10 Access Violation When Iterating Through SCSI Slots

    I am getting an access violation when iterating through SCSI HDD's. I'm sure I'm doing something that needs a minor tweak to get it to work properly. Anyone have any ideas on why I'm getting an access violation every time? HANDLE handle = CreateFile("\\\\.\\PhysicalDrive1", GENERIC_READ |...
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    Windows 10 Why is there a +1 or -1 on a buffer or cast?

    I cannot figure out why +1 or -1 is added to a cast or a buffer such as, firmwareRequest = (PFIRMWARE_REQUEST_BLOCK)(srbControl + 1); as listed on the MSDN page: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/storage/upgrading-firmware-for-an-nvme-device I searched google and could...
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    Windows 10 Cannot Create Handle to Storage Device Using CreateFile Function

    I cannot open a handle to any of my storage devices. HANDLE h = CreateFile(L"\\\\.\\PhysicalDisk0", GENERIC_READ | GENERIC_WRITE, FILE_READ_ACCESS | FILE_WRITE_ACCESS, 0, OPEN_EXISTING, 0, 0); I also tried copying the full path from WinObj: \GLOBAL??\PhysicalDrive0 and...
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    Building a Tool to Access All Firmware on Device

    I am trying to write a tool that queries all devices on the platform that have firmware. However, I can't find any information on how to access the firmware. Take for example, the Elan Touchpad on my device has firmware. However I can't seem to find a way to access it to extract it and analyze...
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    Building a Tool to Access All Firmware on Device

    I am attempting to write a tool that is able to read and write firmware on any hardware device that has firmware. I cannot find any resources on YouTube, Google, or the Windows Developer API. Is it even possible to access any firmware on the Device?
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    Windows 10 How to enumerate Storage Devices

    I am trying to build a list of storage devices for this particular section of code found on MSDN page: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/storage/upgrading-firmware-for-an-nvme-device typedef struct _DEVICE_LIST { HANDLE Handle...
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    Windows 10 Trying to Get Data Stored at Starting Address Designated by a Pointer Variable

    Hello, I am developing a Winodws audio program that utilizes the built in Windows Core Audio API. I have an issue where the IAudioCaptureClient is sending a STARTING ADDRESS of an audio frame to pointer pData. I am trying to find out how to read the packet stored at that starting address by the...
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    Discoloration when watching online video

    I have a discoloration issue when watching online videos, red stands out noticably in the image attached here. I have tried enabling and disabling hardware acceleration and it makes no difference I have tried multiple different web browser all give same result I have gone to the start menu...
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    Windows 10 Windows 10 App Development Retailers API

    I think it would be really useful to create a Windows 10 App that consolidates all of your digital media in one place. Before starting on a project like this I want to be sure the tools to do something like this are available. Does anyone know if there is an api that handles retail accounts such...
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