NTFS File Security Test

Note  This content applies to the Windows Logo Kit (WLK). For the latest information using the new Windows Hardware Certification Kit (HCK), see Windows HCK User's Guide on the Windows Hardware Dev Center.


This test performs basic NTFS security variations to ensure that there are no regressions in this area.


This test will perform various NTFS security variations including privileged operations, and impersonation to gain access to files and directories that have specific types of ACLs set on them.

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Supported operating systems for Logo or Signature testing:
  • Windows Vista



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

The test tool requires the following hardware:

  • 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:


The test tool runs on the following processor architectures:

  • x86

  • x64

  • Itanium

Running NTFS File Security Test

Run the NTFS File Security Test Job from Job Explorer. Make sure to specify the NTFS_DRIVE_LETTER parameter.

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Build date: 9/14/2012

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