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RapidDriver Explorer
The User Interface (Overview)
Device Description
Test Devices
Driver Description
New RapidDriver Project
Step 1: Select Device
Step 2: Project Description
Step 3: ISA Resources
Step 4: Driver Installation
Generic RapidDriver Project
Port I/O
Memory-mapped I/O
PCI Devices
Working With ISA/PC-104 Devices
New ISA/PC-104 Project
Hardware Resources for ISA/PC-104
Input/Output (I/O) Port Ranges
Memory Address Ranges
Interrupt Request (IRQ) Line
Direct Memory Access (DMA) Channel
Test ISA/PC-104 Device
Working With PCI Devices
New PCI Driver Project
Test PCI Device
PCI Header
Configuration Space
Base Address Registers (BARs)
Settings for bus-master DMA
Working with Parallel Port Devices
New Parallel Port Project
Test Parallel Port Device
Parallel Port Settings
LPT Pins
Ports And Bits
Working With USB Devices
New USB Project
Test USB Device
Descriptors and Configuration
Vendor/Class Requests
Pipe Operations
Feature Requests
Step 2: Project Description
Go to RapidDriver Main Page

This page asks you for basic information about the project and device you want to work with:

·Project Name  

Type a unique project name here. The project name must be at least 3 characters long.

·Project Folder  

A current project folder location for the new project is supplied automatically, but you can change the drive and path. You also can change the current project folder location by clicking on 15 toolbar button or by selecting of Project | Change Project Folder... main menu item.

·Driver Name  

Type or select a driver name. This name must be at least 3 characters long, but not more than 8 characters.
Note: The driver name is always "RapidDrv" for the RapidDriver Explorer. For the RapidDriver Developer you can also select one of the following:

RapidLpt for a Parallel Port device,  
RapidIsa for an ISA/PC1-4 device,  
RapidPci for a PCI device,  
RapidUsb for a USB device.  

You are free to choose any driver name if you are working with the RapidDriver Source Builder

·Setup Class Name  

Select the standard device class to which your device belongs, or click "Add New Setup Class" and create your own setup class. The setup class name is always "RapidDriver Devices" for the RapidDriver Explorer and Developer editions.

·Device Description  
Insert the description of your device here. This description will appear in Device Manager after you install a device:


·Manufacturer Name  

Name of the hardware manufacturer.