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README.Windows: clarify the kernel drivers installation

HID and composite devices need to be mentioned explicitly due to
windows oddities.

Change-Id: I7cdbaa50c60ceb1950c934e0249986d46c875cff
Signed-off-by: Paul Fertser <fercerpav@gmail.com>
Reviewed-on: http://openocd.zylin.com/2506
Tested-by: jenkins
Reviewed-by: Xiaofan <xiaofanc@gmail.com>
Reviewed-by: Andreas Fritiofson <andreas.fritiofson@gmail.com>
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@@ -7,6 +7,9 @@ recommended as it doesn't provide enough C99 compatibility).
Alternatively, one can cross-compile it using MinGW-w64 on a *nix
host. See README for the generic instructions.

Also, the MSYS2 project provides both ready-made binaries and an easy
way to self-compile from their software repository out of the box.

Native MinGW-w64/MSYS compilation
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@@ -22,13 +25,21 @@ installation.
USB adapters
------------

You usually need to have WinUSB.sys (or libusbK.sys) driver installed
for a USB-based adapter. Some vendor software (e.g. for ST-LINKv2)
does it on its own. For the other cases the easiest way to assign
WinUSB to a device is to use the latest Zadig installer:
For the adapters that use a HID-based protocol, e.g. CMSIS-DAP, you do
not need to perform any additional configuration.

For all the others you usually need to have WinUSB.sys (or
libusbK.sys) driver installed. Some vendor software (e.g. for
ST-LINKv2) does it on its own. For the other cases the easiest way to
assign WinUSB to a device is to use the latest Zadig installer:

http://zadig.akeo.ie

When using a composite USB device, it's often necessary to assign
WinUSB.sys to the composite parent instead of the specific
interface. To do that one needs to activate an advanced option in the
Zadig installer.

For the old drivers that use libusb-0.1 API you might need to link
against libusb-win32 headers and install the corresponding driver with
Zadig.


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