Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) downloads
The Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) features a streamlined user interface and automatic detection of features.
Are you ready to certify?
- If you’re not sure which kit you need to install for the version of Windows you're certifying for, the certification kit support matrix can help you choose.
- Know the Windows hardware certification requirements and policies before you build and certify Windows-compatible devices, systems, and filter drivers.
- Use the HCK Product Type Test Matrix and the Windows-compatible devices, systems, and filter driver requirements to better understand the features and requirements you must meet to get certified.
Download an HCK or Logo Kit
Windows HCK for Windows 8.1
If you haven’t started the process of certifying your device for Windows 8.1, download the HCK for Windows 8.1.
Latest QFE for HCK for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
If you’ve already started the process of certifying a device using the HCK for Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, you’ll need to install the QFE by running HCKSetup again.
Windows HCK 2.0 for Windows 8
To certify your device for Windows 8 or earlier versions of Windows, use the HCK for Windows 8.
Windows Logo Kit (WLK) 1.6
The WLK contains everything you need to certify devices for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 for the Kit Controller, and Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 for Test Clients.
Download supplemental tests
Supplemental test content
Some tests, like DXVA or HMFT multimedia or network media, need additional files for testing. You might need to download these to complete your certification testing.
Windows HCK filters
When there’s a problem with an HCK test, we create an errata that lets partners pass the test that’s causing issues. Get the latest HCK filters for the tests you need to run for your product.