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Windows Logo Program Webcasts

Webcast - Windows Logo Team

Windows Logo Program Webcasts are a series of on-demand Web-based presentations and demonstrations covering the key steps to get the logo.

Planning

Windows Logo Program Overview
Find out what the Windows Logo Program is, when to use it, and how to get started.

The Value of the Windows 7 Logo Program
Learn why customers care about the Windows logo and why as a partner you should care about it, too. This webcast also describes the major changes to the Windows Logo Program to support
Windows 7.

Getting Started with the Windows Logo Program Part 1 [registration required]
First of two sessions that take you through the end-to-end process of qualifying for a logo. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation [6 MB] of this session.

Getting Started with the Windows Logo Program Part 2 [registration required]
Second of two sessions that take you through the end-to-end process of qualifying for a logo. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation [6 MB] of this session.

Certification Process
This webcast explains the Windows logo submission process, from setting up a Winqual account to using the Winqual Submission Tool (WST). It also covers the tools available to support your product after qualification.

Logo Categories
The Logo Program categorizes devices for several reasons. However, many don’t fit cleanly into a category or span multiple categories. This brief video helps explain the categories and shows examples of the more ambiguous ones.

Testing

Windows Logo Program Device Fundamentals Overview [registration required]
This session explains the purpose of device fundamentals tests, what to be aware of before running the tests, and debugging tips. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation [1.1 MB] of this session.

Device Fundamentals Tests
For devices to qualify for the Windows logo they must meet the Device Fundamentals requirements. The Webcast gives insights into the purpose of the Device Fundamentals tests and the technical attributes to keep in mind while running or debugging these tests.

Driver Test Manager Client Installation
You use the Driver Test Manager (DTM) Client to test whether your product meets the requirements of the Windows Logo Program for hardware. This brief demonstration shows you how to install the DTM Client.

Driver Test Manager Controller Installation
To qualify a device or system for a Windows Logo, you must install the Driver Test Manager (DTM) Controller. This brief demonstration shows you how to install the DTM Controller.

Driver Test Manager Log Viewer Tool
You use the Driver Test Manager (DTM) Log Viewer to triage logo program test failures. This brief demonstration shows you how to download and install the DTM Logo Viewer, view passed and failed tests, and open the associated test log files.

Driver Test Manager Studio Installation
You use the Driver Test Manager (DTM) Studio to create, edit, and manage test jobs. This brief demonstration shows you how to install the DTM Studio.

WLK 1.5 SystemFundamentals [registration required]
This session describes the key functionality of the system logo tests, explains the system test policies, and describes what is new in client system fundamentals tests to support Windows 7. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation [1.3 MB] of this session.

System Fundamentals Testing
For systems to qualify for the Windows logo they must meet the System Fundamentals requirements and pass the System Fundamentals tests. This Webcast defines the key components of the tests, explains policies and provides expert tips on systems testing.

What's New in WLK 1.5 [registration required] 
This technical overview of the Windows Logo Kit (WLK) provides details about the changes implemented in WLK 1.5. It also discusses the WLK release schedule and the retirement plan for WLK 1.4.

Windows Logo Kit Preview Filters
Preview Filters help testers identify new test assertions that are still in preview. This brief demonstration shows you how to identify them.

Windows Logo ProgramDebugger Tool
The Debugging Tools for Windows package is essential for diagnosing problems encountered during logo testing. Learn how to set up and use this powerful package.

Developing

Windows Logo Program Updates: June 2009
Learn about the logo requirements added to support Windows 7, including changes to requirements categories such as Audio and Communications devices, NetMedia, Mobile Broadband, and Sensors.

Windows Logo Requirements
Find out how logo requirements are classified, how Microsoft determines new requirements, and what requirements you must meet to qualify your specific products for the logo.

Windows Logo Program for Windows Server 2008 R2
This is a detailed session for companies looking to get the Windows logo for their server products. It covers program changes and new requirements added to support Windows Server 2008 R2.

Device Experiences in Windows 7
Windows 7 introduces a collection of new features to improve how users discover and use devices that are connected to their PC. Learn about the additional tests added to the Windows Logo Program to support the Device Stage AQ.

Developing Windows 7 Device Stage Experiences
Windows 7 Device Stage enables a manufacturer to deliver a branded device experience. This webcast will help you understand Device Stage and will step you through creation of a Device Stage experience.

Submitting, Signing, and Publishing

Certification Process
This webcast explains the Windows logo submission process, from setting up a Winqual account to using the Winqual Submission Tool (WST). It also covers the tools available to support your product after qualification.

Device Metadata Submissions
Device Stage is a new feature of Windows 7 that significantly improves end users’ interaction with devices connected to their computer. This interaction between user and device is called the Device Stage "experience". This webcast describes the Winqual submission process for device metadata.

Winqual Device Metadata Submissions [registration required]
This presentation walks through the device metadata submission process on the Windows Quality Online Services (Winqual) site. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation [0.6 MB] of this session.

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