INFO: Kernel.exe Describes the Kernel and VxD for Windows 95

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Kernel.exe describes the 32-bit protected-mode operating system at the core of Windows 95 (also referred to as the "kernel") and the standard virtual device drivers (VxDs) included in Windows 95.


Given that corrections were made to the kernel documentation, this documentation is available as a downloadable file. The file, in Microsoft Word format, allows you to print a well-formatted hard copy if desired. In addition, the .exe file self-extracts to a .doc file.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.


Article ID: 181300 - Last Review: August 9, 2004 - Revision: 2.2
  • Microsoft Windows 95 Driver Development Kit (DDK)
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