A wrapper library for WinIO
A wrapper library for WinIO
Thanks for the great WinIO library which comes from Yariv Kaplan.
The WinIO library binary distribution will be accessed from winiobinary package.
NOTE: This library has been renamed from ‘rabird.winio’ to ‘pywinio’ after 0.3.0 .
- License: Apache-2.0
- Keyboard Emulation
NOTICE: You must have a ps/2 keyboard connected to your PC if you test on win10 or later, otherwise this sample won’t works!
import pywinio import time import atexit # KeyBoard Commands # Command port KBC_KEY_CMD = 0x64 # Data port KBC_KEY_DATA = 0x60 g_winio = None def get_winio(): global g_winio if g_winio is None: g_winio = pywinio.WinIO() def __clear_winio(): global g_winio g_winio = None atexit.register(__clear_winio) return g_winio def wait_for_buffer_empty(): ''' Wait keyboard buffer empty ''' winio = get_winio() dwRegVal = 0x02 while (dwRegVal & 0x02): dwRegVal = winio.get_port_byte(KBC_KEY_CMD) def key_down(scancode): winio = get_winio() wait_for_buffer_empty(); winio.set_port_byte(KBC_KEY_CMD, 0xd2); wait_for_buffer_empty(); winio.set_port_byte(KBC_KEY_DATA, scancode) def key_up(scancode): winio = get_winio() wait_for_buffer_empty(); winio.set_port_byte( KBC_KEY_CMD, 0xd2); wait_for_buffer_empty(); winio.set_port_byte( KBC_KEY_DATA, scancode | 0x80); def key_press(scancode, press_time = 0.2): key_down( scancode ) time.sleep( press_time ) key_up( scancode ) # Press 'A' key # Scancodes references : https://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/kbd/scancodes-1.html key_press(0x1E)
WinIo requires administrative privileges to run properly. This can be achieved by:
- Using WinIo from a service running as LocalSystem (SE_LOAD_DRIVER_NAME privilege must be explicitly enabled).
- Embedding a manifest file in the application that requests privilege elevation.
- Requiring the user to choose the “Run as Administrator” option when launching the application.
The included C# samples demonstrate using an embedded manifest file to request privilege elevation.
Driver Signing Requirements on 64-bit Systems
64-bit versions of Windows only load device drivers that are signed by a code signing certificate issued by a public CA such as Verisign, Thawte, etc. WinIo64.sys must not be deployed on production machines unless a code signing certificate is obtained and used to sign this file. The bundled copy of WinIo64.sys is signed with a self-signed certificate and can only be used on development/test machines with Windows running in a special “test” mode. In order to use the bundled version of WinIo64.sys, you need to take the following steps:
- Open an elevated command window by right-clicking the icon and clicking “Run as Administrator”.
- Type the following command to enable test-signing:
bcdedit.exe /set TESTSIGNING ON
- Reboot the machine
For more information on Windows driver signing requirements, please refer to http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/winlogo/drvsign/kmcs_walkthrough.mspx.
This library was licensed under Apache-2.0 which already descripted in LICENSE
WinIO library’s license descripted in LICENSE-WINIO
- Renamed to pywinio
- Claim this library renamed to pywinio!
- Removed support of python 2.x
- Supported automatic deploy by appveyor
- Depends on winiobinary project, so we don’t need to download WinIo binaries during setup.py
- Can’t install from packaged zip file due to missing rabird_bootstrap.py
- Fixed not working with 64bits os
- Fixed not working with python3
- Initial release
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