Entering Kernel Mode

This is a discussion on Entering Kernel Mode within the Windows Programming forums, part of the Platform Specific Boards category; how do WinAPI functions enter the kernel mode? perhaps they perform a software interrupt by means of an INT instruction ...

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    Entering Kernel Mode

    how do WinAPI functions enter the kernel mode?

    perhaps they perform a software interrupt by means of an
    INT instruction and then it will be called a certain kernel-mode routine specified by the contents of the EAX register?

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    I think this article should answer your question.

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