A mirror driver is a Windows device driver
used in extended
desktops, remote desktop
software and assistive
Technically, the driver extends drawing operations to additional physical display devices by
polling for screen changes and sending updates.
In Windows 8 or later operating
systems, developers must use a graphical device interface (GDI) driver to provide mirror driver
capabilities. The graphics device interface is an API that
interacts with device drivers on behalf of applications.
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This was last updated in July 2013
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