EDID 1.3 and DDC

Type: Automated Test


The EDID 1.3 and DDC test checks for the compliance of a monitor's extended-display identification data (EDID).


This test retrieves extended-display identification data (EDID) data from monitor software key fields and verifies key fields that are associated with the EDID structure that is based on the VESA Enhanced Extended Display Identification Data Standard Version 1.3.

Run Time: Under a minute
Log File: EDIDTESTV2.log
System Restart Required: No
Test Category: 
Supported operating systems for Logo or Signature testing:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows XP



Software Requirements

The test tool requires the following software:

  • Supported operating system (see list above).
  • Software components included with the device that is being tested.

Hardware Requirements

  • Device to be tested
  • Computer that meets the minimum software requirements
  • Windows keyboard
  • Two-button pointing device
  • Color display monitor capable of at least 1024 by 768 resolution, 32-bits per pixel, 60 Hz
  • Hard drive with a minimum of 20 GB available on partition C:


  • x86
  • x64

Test Assertions

B4.2.4.1-1 Display device implements the EDID data structure

Test Assertion GUID: 

Windows Logo Program: DISPLAY-0065 Display device implements the EDID data structure

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