Windows Logo Program Test Categories

Updated: February 13, 2012

The Windows Logo Program contains nearly 100 categories. This page lists all available logo categories and operating systems.

If you do not see a category for your device, you can still get your driver signed through the Unclassified category. Devices and drivers that are submitted through the Unclassified category are not eligible to use any of the Windows Logo Program logo artwork.

Information on Windows Logo Program categories is also available in the Logo Categories Webcast.

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Logo test category name

Types of devices allowed

Windows XP

Windows Server 2003

Windows Vista

Windows Server 2008

Windows 7

Windows Server 2008 R2

All-In-One

A uniprocessor or multiprocessor system that has a permanently attached integrated display. This is a fixed form factor desktop system that typically includes integrated components based out of mobile hardware designs.

Audio > Audio Device

Audio devices and sound cards, both internal and external to PC

Audio > System Effect Audio Processing Objects

Audio devices and sound cards, both internal and external to PC

Bus Controllers and Ports > 1394 Controller

1394 controller

Bus Controllers and Ports > Bluetooth Controller

Bluetooth controller

Bus Controllers and Ports > CardBus-PCMCIA Controller

CardBus-PCMCIA controller

Bus Controllers and Ports > Secure Digital Host Controller

Secure Digital host controller

Bus Controllers and Ports > Serial Port Adapters

Serial port adapters, PCI-based and USB-based. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.  

Bus Controllers and Ports > USB Controller

USB controller

Bus Controllers and Ports > USB Hub

USB hub, no-root hubs

Codec Offload Hardware > RemoteFX > Encoder

PCI Encoder cards

Communication Device

Handsets, headsets, speakerphones designed for VOIP

Consumer Printer

Consumer printers

Consumer Scanner

Consumer Scanners

Consumer Printer – Rally enabled (Network)

Consumer printers with rally technology

Consumer Scanner – Rally enabled (Network)

Consumer scanner with rally technology

Desktop

A uniprocessor or multiprocessor system that requires AC power for continuous operation. A desktop system does not include attached peripherals such as mouse devices, monitors, keyboards, or printers.

Digital Video Camera

Digital Video camera devices

Display > Display Adapters/Chipsets

Display adapters and chipset device

Display > Hybrid Graphics

Drivers for hybrid graphics solutions

Display > Monitors > CRT

CRT monitors

Display > Monitors > LCD

LCD monitors

Display > Monitors > Plasma

Plasma display monitors

Display > Monitors > Projector

Projectors

Display > Windows SideShow

Windows SideShow devices. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Enterprise Printer

Business printers

Enterprise Scanner

Business scanners

Enterprise Printer – Rally Enabled (Network)

Business printers with rally technology

Enterprise Scanner – Rally Enabled (Network)

Business scanners with rally technology

Game Devices > Common Controller

Xbox 360 controllers that are compatible with PCs running Windows

Game Devices > Generic

Any USB game controller

GPU Family Update

Must be used if switching a graphics adapter outside of a graphics family – as defined in Policy-0004

Home Server 2011

Windows Home Server systems

Input > Digitizer Pen/Singletouch

Pen-based and single-touch screens

Input > Digitizer Windows Touch

Windows Touch (multitouch) screens

Input > Fingerprint Reader

Finger print readers

Input > Keyboard

Any keyboard for a PC running Windows

Input > Keyboard Video Mouse Switch

Standalone KVMs. Not for KVMs that are integrated into the chassis for a blade server system

Input > MCE IR Receiver

Media Center IR receivers only

Input > MCE Remote Control

Media Center remote controls only

Input > Pointing Drawing

Mice and touch pads

Input > Sensor

Sensors that use Windows Sensor and Location APIs

Input > Smart Card Minidriver

Drivers that comply with the Smart Card Minidriver Specification for Windows Base CSP

Input > Smart Card Reader

Smart card readers / No contactless smart card readers

Kernel Anti-Virus Filters

Anti-Virus kernel mode filter drivers

Kernel Filters

All file system filter drivers other than Anti-Virus kernel mode filter drivers

Mobile

A uniprocessor or multiprocessor system that can be physically carried, has integrated display and input devices, and has a battery that can provide continuous operation when not plugged in

Motherboard

Desktop motherboards. Server motherboards are not accepted.

Netbook (ULCPC)

Small form factor, limited systems. See definition on the Winqual announcements page.  This logo category will not be available from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Network > ECP Authenticator Method

EXP authenticator methods

Network > ECP Peer Method

ECP peer methods

Network > ECP Peer Tunnel Method

ECP peer tunnel methods

Network > ECP Supplicant

ECP Supplicant driver

Network > Filter LAN (Ethernet)

NDIS filter miniport drivers. This category is for NDIS filter miniport drivers. TDI or NDIS Intermediate drivers should be submitted through the unclassified category.

Network > IrDA

NDIS-based infrared receivers. This category is not for Windows Media Center IR receivers or consumer IR receivers. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Network > ISDN (CoNDIS\NDIS)

ISDN modems. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Network > LAN (Ethernet)

Ethernet controllers at 100 Mbps or faster

Network > Mobile Broadband Network

Mobile Broadband network adapters that support the NDIS driver model. Mobile broadband devices that report as a modem or use a modem driver can submit for signature-only using the Unclassified category.

Network > Modem

Analog dial-up modems. This category is not for mobile broadband devices that appear to Windows as modems. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Network > Router

For routers only

Network > Security Software

For drivers that are part of security software applications that use the Windows Filtering Platform

Network > WinsockDirect

Winsock Direct drivers. These drivers must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Network > Wireless LAN (802.11)

Wireless network adapters that support IEEE 802.11. IEEE 802.11a devices are not allowed.

Network > Wireless Router

Wireless routers only

Network Media Device > Digital Media Controller

Wired devices that find content on Digital Media servers and play it on Digital Media renderers. Examples include Internet tablets, digital cameras, and Personal Digital Assistants.

Network Media Device > Digital Media Controller Wireless

Wireless devices that find content on Digital Media servers and play it on Digital Media renders. Examples include Wi-Fi cameras and cell phones.

Network Media Device > Digital Media Renderer

Wired devices that play content received from a Digital Media controller. Examples include audio/video receivers, stereos, video displays, digital picture frames, and digital video recorders.

Network Media Device > Digital Media Renderer Wireless

Wireless devices that play content received from a Digital Media controller. Examples include wireless audio/video receivers and remote speakers.

Network Media Device > Digital Media Server

Devices that are the source for digital media and connect to a network. Examples include cable set-top box, digital video recorders and network attached storage.

Network Media Device > Digital Media Server Wireless

Wireless devices that are the source for digital media and connect to a network. Examples include wireless network attached storage and set-top boxes.

Network Media Device > Media Center Extender

Network devices that extend Windows Media Center onto a TV or other display device

Portable Devices > Cellular Handsets

Cellular phones

Portable Devices > Digital Still Camera

Digital still cameras

Portable Devices > Media Player

Portable media players

Previously Logo'd Motherboard

Desktop systems that are using a logo'd motherboard. For more information, see Policy-0021 on the Winqual Web site.

Printer – Rally Enabled (Network)

Network enabled printers, in WLK 1.5. This category is split into Consumer and Enterprise categories in WLK 1.6. See those categories for details.

Printing

Printers, in WLK 1.5. This category is split into Consumer and Enterprise categories in WLK 1.6. See those categories for details.

Scanner

Scanners, in WLK 1.5. This category is split into Consumer and Enterprise categories in WLK 1.6. See those categories for details.

Server

Server systems

Server > Windows Storage Server 2008R2 Essentials

Windows Storage server systems

Storage > Adapter or Controller

Storage adapters such as SCSI, SAS, Fibre Channel, and SATA. Includes RAID controllers.

Storage > Bridge

ISCSI bridge

Storage > Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

Hard drives and solid-state drives

Storage > Hardware based RAID (Storage Array)

RAID systems, no JBODs or PCI-based RAID controllers/JBOD combos

Storage > iSCSI Boot Component

Hardware and software that contain the iSCSI boot component in the server-option ROM, NIC-option ROM, firmware, or PXE implementation

Storage > Medium Changer

Tape medium changers. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Storage > Network Attached Storage

Consumer NAS that connects via Rally technology, NOT Enterprise NAS solutions

Storage > Optical Disk Drive (ODD)

CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+-R/RW, Blu-ray, and so on

Storage > Removable Storage

USB floppy, USB flash drives, card readers for xD, memory sticks, CF, and so on, NOT for removable media such as memory stick media, CF media, or xD media

Storage > Tape Drive

Tape drive. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Storage > Wireless Network Attached Storage

Wireless consumer NAS that connects via Rally technology, NOT enterprise NAS solutions

Streaming Media and Broadcast > DVD Decoder

Software DVD decoders. These devices will have to test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Streaming Media and Broadcast > Video Capture

Web cameras, video cameras

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver ATSC

TV tuners that support ATSC

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver DVB-C

TV tuners that support DVC-C

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver DVB-S

TV tuners that support DVB-S

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver DVB-T

TV tuners that support DVB-T

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver ISDB-S

TV tuners that support ISDB-S

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver ISDB-T

TV tuners that support ISDB-T

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver NTSC

TV tuners that support NTSC

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver NTSC_M_J

TV tuners that support NTSC_M_J

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver PAL

TV tuners that support PAL

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver Proprietary

For broadcast types not covered in other broadcast receiver categories

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver QAM

TV tuners that support QAM

Streaming Media and Broadcast Devices > Broadcast Receiver SECAM

TV tuners that support SECAM

Supported

Servers that cannot obtain a logo may test using this category when the system has all signed drivers for the OS that they are seeking a supported listing for and the system was logo'd for the previous OS.

System Power and Performance Test Suite (SPPTS)

Suite that was formerly referred to by the code name "Velocity." This test suite is optional for client systems.

Transfer Cable

Transfer cable designed to work with Windows Easy Transfer. These devices must test under Unclassified category from June 1st 2011, when WLK 1.5 retires.

Ultra Mobile

A mobile system that has a 7-inch or smaller screen size for Windows Vista or a 10.2-inch or smaller screen size for Windows 7

Unclassified

This category can be used for signing drivers for which there is no logo category.

For client: it is acceptable to obtain a signed driver using this category, but those drivers cannot be used in a logo'd system.

For server: if a logo category exists, the device must be tested in the logo category.

Windows Hardware Error Architecture

Windows Hardware Error Architecture (WHEA) drivers

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