Driver for windows

Getting started with Windows drivers. What is a driver? Do you need to write a driver? Choosing a driver model. ... This is true for a device that connects directly to the Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) bus. The function driver for a PCI device obtains addresses that are mapped to port and memory resources on the device. The function driver communicates directly with the device by writing to those addresses. However in many cases, a device does not connect directly to the PCI bus.