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WHQL Certification detailed procedure RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi ,

    I am developing one virtual miniport driver in windows platform. I need to do WHQL certification. I don't have any knowledge regarding WHQL certification. What are the steps I need to follow for this. Could you please help me in this matter

    I just wanted to know detailed procedure for WHQL certification & testing

    Thank you

    Mrutyunjaya

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 1:53 AM

Answers

  • Yes, every time a driver is submitted for WHQL Logo to MS(Digital Signing) you will be charged $250. This includes both Win 7 x86 & x64 OS.
    • Marked as answer by MRUTYUNJAYA.M Tuesday, August 28, 2018 5:06 AM
    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:46 AM

All replies

  • Hi, I suggest study some doc from Microsoft web first. http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/windows/hardware/gg463010/

    Thanks, Steve

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 2:44 AM
  • Hi,

    I wanted information regarding WHQL testing. Basically, detailed procedure for WHQL testing and machine set up. What are the requirements to set up for WHQL testing ? If anybody has done already for Windows 7 driver can suggest me. ?? or provide any suggestion..

    Thanks 

    Mrutyunjaya

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 6:20 AM
  • Hi,

    Try to visit this link you can see the user guide here. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/jj124227.aspx

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013 9:16 AM
  • As per my knowledge, The cost for WHQL certification is $250US per OS/target (for example Windows 7 32 and 64 bit would be $500). I have one question here. Every time the driver is updated, do we need to pay for re-certification??

    Also how long the whole process would take??

    Mrutyunjaya

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 6:25 AM
  • Yes, every time a driver is submitted for WHQL Logo to MS(Digital Signing) you will be charged $250. This includes both Win 7 x86 & x64 OS.
    • Marked as answer by MRUTYUNJAYA.M Tuesday, August 28, 2018 5:06 AM
    Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:46 AM