GDI (Graphics Device Interface) is a Microsoft Windows application programming interface and core operating system component responsible for representing graphical objects and transmitting them to output devices such as monitors and printers.

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Canon LBP-810 in modern os

I have an old but working printer (Canon LBP-810 LPT+USB). Is there a way to use it in windows 8.1? I can connect it to my laptop and install any Linux distribution, but I want to print to it from my ...
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How to connect a USB GDI printer to Linux over a D-Link print server?

Is there an equivalent of the D-Link PS-Link utility for Linux that could mirror a USB port of a GDI/MFP printer over the network for a Linux host? And can the solution be used with D-Link DPR-1020? ...
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How is the state of font-rendering in Chrome under Windows? [closed]

I'm using Chrome on Windows 7. For a long long time, it was plagued by broken rendering of anti-aliased fonts. There were some fonts what looked OK, but some looked terrible. You could recognise a ...
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Is there a program that can display the bitmap corresponding to a specified GDI handle?

I'm trying to use GDIView to trace a GDI object leak in my code, but although it gives the dimensions of bitmap objects, it would be useful to see the actual image itself. How can I display the ...
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Double pixel size of a window?

Is there a way to double the pixel size of a window, and only that window, that draws to the screen using GDI?
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Anything (apart from GDI++) to improve font rendering on Windows?

As GDI++ development has stopped... do any of you guys know a better GDI32 replacement for Windows? Should work on Windows XP 32-Bits?
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Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2, built-in font smoothing

I've just installed Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 onto my Windows XP to evaluate it and check whether it meets my preferences the way it did before. Okay, I've temporary defeated an urgent bug with a ...
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Why might an application fail to start on Windows 7 x64 with faulting module GDI32.dll?

I'm attempting to run NSIS.exe on Windows 7 x64, but it's crashing on start, and leaving this in the event log: Faulting application name: NSIS.exe, version: 0.0.0.0, time stamp: 0x4b1ae3a1 Faulting ...
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Can I do anything to mitigate GDI resource leakage in Windows?

There's a problem on all Windows systems that there's a limitation on graphical primitives that can be used system-wide. Which leads to the following: once I've started several (actually something ...
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a 32-bit GDI printer driver on Win 7 x64

Is there any way to get a 32-bit GDI printer driver to run on Windows 7 x64 ... or any 64-bit Windows OS? The printer in question is a Canon LBP 5200. Here is the driver download page. Nope, ...