Certification Kit Support Matrix

Updated: January 17, 2014

The following information defines which Windows operating systems are supported by each kit (WLK 1.6, HCK 2.1).

ImportantImportant
HCK 2.0 is now retired and no further submissions will be accepted using that kit. To test Windows Server OS releases spanning from 2003 to 2012 R2, you must use both the WLK 1.6 and the HCK 2.1.

Systems

 

  HCK 2.1 WLK 1.6

Windows XP

Signature only if using a uniform driver (check boxes only)

Windows Vista

Signature only if using a uniform driver (check boxes only)

Windows 7 (x86)

X

Windows 7 (x64)

X

Windows 8 (x86)

X

Windows 8 (x64)

X

Windows 8.1 (x86)

X

Windows 8.1 (x64)

X

Windows RT (ARM-based)

Windows RT 8.1

X

Windows Server 2008

X+

Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

X

Windows Server 2012 (x64)

X++

Windows Server 2012 R2

X

ImportantImportant
** Driver Signature only, no logo.

+ Denotes automatic award of Windows Server 2008 system certification based on Windows Server 2008 R2 test results.

++ Denotes automatic award of Windows Server 2012 system certification based on Windows Server 2012 R2 test results.

For additional server system certification, see Testing and submitting Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 devices and drivers article on the Windows Certification Newsletter for current requirements.

Devices

 

  HCK 2.1 WLK 1.6

Windows XP

Signature only if using a uniform driver (check boxes only)

Windows Vista

Signature only if using a uniform driver (check boxes only)

Windows 7 (x86)

X

Windows 7 (x64)

X

Windows 8 (x86)

X

Windows 8 (x64)

X

Windows 8.1 (x86)

X

Windows 8.1 (x64)

X

Windows RT (ARM-based)

Windows RT 8.1

X

ImportantImportant
** Driver Signature only, no logo.

For server device certification, see Testing and submitting Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 devices and drivers article on the Windows Certification Newsletter for current requirements.

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