Windows hardware certification
Windows hardware certification (aka Windows Logo Program for Hardware or WHQL) helps you build products that customers trust and want to buy. If you have new or updated drivers, systems, or peripheral hardware that you want available for Windows, then you must certify them. When you certify your products for Windows, you help create high-quality, end-to-end hardware experiences. To learn more about the benefits of certification and see what’s new with the Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK), check out the video section below.
Whether you’re new to certification or just want quick access to the certification testing process, this step-by-step guide is worth checking out.
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Certification: It matters
Install the HCK
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