Using UsbCApiCmd for basic USB Type-C validation

Authored by Michelle Bergeron [MSFT] UsbCApiCmd is a simple tool that you can use for basic validation of your Type-C implementation on Windows. Who can use UsbCApiCmd? UsbCApiCmd is applicable only to USB Type-C Connectors which use Microsoft’s USB Type-C Stack, the USB Connector Manager. UcmCx.sys needs to be loaded and running on the system. The tool is not applicable to systems which…

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Setting up an environment to run USB Type-C system HLK tests

Authored by Michelle Bergeron [MSFT] and Makarand Sonare [MSFT] [Last updated 10/3/2017] There are new tests in the Hardware Lab Kit (HLK) that target systems with USB Type-C. These tests are available for the Windows Anniversary Update version of HLK and Windows 10. Some of the tests require extra configuration – here is a guide to…

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Do I need to write a driver for my USB Type-C hardware? 

Authored by Michelle Bergeron [MSFT] Windows 10 introduced support for the USB Type-C connector. With many USB Type-C systems and devices hitting the market, the USB team is frequently asked: “If I’m building a USB peripheral device or system with a Type-C connector, do I need to write a custom driver for it to work…

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New in Windows 10: USB Dual Role, Type-C, SuperSpeedPlus, and much more…

Authored by Fred Bhesania [MSFT] Hi everyone! The USB team is excited to share new features for Windows 10 on our USB Blog site! It’s been a bit silent here while we have been busy working on Windows 10. However you should rest assured that this blog is not forgotten and we will start a…

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