Windows Certification Newsletter - August 21, 2013

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HCK QFE 08 now available

Help! I’m getting a pop-up during the USB Descriptor Test

HCK QFE 08 now available

For information about QFE updates, see Windows Hardware Certification Kit QFE Updates.

To get the latest QFEs for the Windows HCK, run HCKSetup.exe. The Windows HCK download includes all previous QFE updates.

Learn what’s in the QFE

Download and install HCK to get the QFE

Download the QFE now


Before applying the QFE, close all active DTM Studio sessions. Applying this QFE might affect in-progress submissions, so please complete any submissions before applying the QFE. After installing this QFE, you'll need to regenerate any affected submission that was generated before the QFE was installed.


Help! I’m getting a pop-up during the USB Descriptor Test

If you’re certifying a device on Windows 8 by using the Windows 8.1 HCK, you might get a security pop-up window. If you do, please click through the pop-up window by clicking Install this driver software anyway on the client machine. The test will continue, and the outcome of your test won’t be affected. If you don’t click through the pop-up window, the test might be cancelled and marked as failed. This pop-up window will be removed in the RTM version of the Windows 8.1 HCK.

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