LogoFest Content for Free

The Windows Logo Program team puts on LogoFest events at strategic times throughout the year.  These are highly valuable events on a number of levels.  For our hardware partners it’s a great opportunity to be right on the Microsoft campus while you’re doing the testing required to certify your device.  Should you run into a…


My Blog in Chinese?

We’ve been working with Microsoft Research to use their machine translation technology to translate the WLK help docs into different languages.  Today I’m looking through my referrals and I found this URL.  Actually, I’m not sure what language that is, but check out http://translate.google.com/.  I can put in any English word or phrase and have…


Just for Fun

Here are a couple of the things that are being done to raise awareness about the Windows Logo Program.  I found coach to be quite entertaining. http://www.productsofchampions.com/ http://www.road2greatness.com/


New Windows Logo Kit 1.1 Build Posted

Yesterday we posted a new build of WLK 1.1 to Connect.  This is our lockdown entry build so there will be no additional features or tests from this point forward, only bug fixes.  Enjoy.


Upcoming Releases of the Windows Logo Kit

  Here’s a long overdue update on the coming releases from the Windows Logo Kit. A preview of the 1.1 release is currently on Connect. WLK 1.1 will be the first kit which supports Server 2008 logos.  It will also support all other current logo programs.  The 1.1 WLK is scheduled to RTM November 17. …


You need this QFE

We have no mechanism to actually require a QFE, and we usually recommend that you not install a QFE unless you’re seeing exactly the issue the QFE is designed to address.  QFE 304 is the exception.  Download it from here.  We’re recommending that it be installed on all 1.0.c controller immediately.   We’re making this recommendation for…


This is only a test

This is only a test


DTM Newsgroup

I quietly added this link to my list of DTM links a while back because we were uncertain how much interst there would be in a DTM newsgroup.  It’s up and running and the interest seems substantial.  The newsgroup is designed to be a peer-to-peer support mechanism created as a result of demand from our…

Survey Results

Thanks to those of you who took the time to participate in our recent survey.  I can tell you the data from that survey is becoming a driving force in our planning for the future of the logo kit.  What did the data say, you might ask.  I’ve attached a high level summary.  I welcome…

Device Selection Scripting Object, MSDN Wikis and WinHEC

The WLK docs team release two exciting items last week.  The first is the addition of Wiki functionality to the DTM documentation on MSDN.  Check it out, you can be a virtual member of the WLK docs team. The second is the release of the Device Selection Scripting Object white paper.  This white paper docs…