The Errata in Windows HLK/HCK and WLK

It had been many years when the Windows HardwareCompatibility Program and Windows Hardware Certification Program wereintroduced. Basically, partners will run a set of pre-defined test cases fromthe kit like: Windows HLK RCfor Windows 10 — http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=404112 HCK for Windows8.1 — http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=317577&clcid=0x409 Windows Logo Kit1.6 — https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39359 However, thepartners who use the kit may find there…

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Driver signature consideration for XP and Vista+

HCK8.0 will retire on Nov. 30. But HCK8.1 doesn’t support Vista and XP test, what should I do for XP and Vista driver signature? 1. If the driver package is uniform, refer to the following HCK newsletter: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/dn320463 Digital signatures available for legacy operating systems in the new Windows HCK forWindows 8.1 When you successfully complete…


Useful links for HCK

Windows Hardware Certification Kit QFE Updateshttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn284526.aspx Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) FAQhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn251523.aspx Windows Hardware Certification Requirementshttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn423132 HCK Product Type Test Matrixhttp://download.microsoft.com/download/2/3/6/23662F33-71E8-43C1-8547-5DE49B0374AB/windows-hck-product-type-matrix.zip