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USB-IF Certification Validation Test (Controller)

This manual test validates that the test device is USB-IF certified.

For more information on the USB-IF Compliance Program, see the USB-IF Compliance Program.

For information about the Hardware Certification Kit (HCK) USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) testing requirements for Windows operating systems, see USB-IF Certification Tests.

The following table shows the details for this test.

Test details


Associated requirements


See the device hardware requirements.


Windows 7 (x64)
Windows 7 (x86)
Windows 8 (x64)
Windows 8 (x86)
Windows Server 2012 (x64)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
Windows 8.1 x64
Windows 8.1 x86
Windows Server 2012 R2

Expected run time

~2 minutes





Running the test

Before you run the test, complete the test setup as described in the test requirements: USB Bus Controller Testing Prerequisites.

You will be required to manually enter a Test ID that was generated as part of the USB-IF certification. When the test is scheduled in the WHCK studio, a pop-up window will open with a field to enter the USB-IF Test ID. Enter the proper Test ID for the USB host controller under test and proceed with the test.


For troubleshooting information, see Troubleshooting Bus Controller Testing.

More information

For more information see Windows Hardware Certification Kit USB-IF Testing

Command syntax


Parameter Description


String that indicates the USB-IF Test ID if the controller has been certified by USB-IF.

Value: 0.

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