Windows Hardware Certification Kit
This release of the Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) provides you with the tools, processes, and tests to certify hardware for Windows 8 and earlier active versions of Windows. The new Windows HCK uses a different method to determine which tests to run. The Windows HCK identifies the features of the product under test and generates a list for the tester.
To learn more about the kit, visit Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK).
Date published: December 11, 2012
File name: HCKSetup.exe
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System Requirements, Release Notes, Installation, and Setup
For complete system requirements, installation notes, and setup guidance for the Windows HCK and all components, follow the Windows Hardware Certification Step-by-Step Guide:
- Certify Your Device Using the Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) (video) (5 minutes )
- Windows HCK Product Type Test Matrix
Other Hardware Certification Kit Components
In addition to the Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) itself, you might need some or all of these other HCK components in order to successfully test your drivers or hardware. Click each link to learn more.