HID Driver Development Concepts

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HID Driver Security

Only privileged modules can interact with the HID driver. For more information, see Enhancing the Security of a Device.

Required Entry Points

The following list shows the required entry points for all HID drivers:

HID Collections

A HID collection is a grouping of data sources or data sinks associated with a HID device. HID usages define the uses of these data sources and data sinks. The following topics describe HID collections:

HID Reports

HID reports send data to and receive data from HID devices. The following topics describe HID reports: