Kernel Anti Virus Filters Testing Overview

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.

The procedures presented in this section outline the process for testing your Kernel Filter Anti Virus for proper functionality with the Microsoft Windows operating system. These procedures use the Microsoft Windows Logo Kit (WLK) and Driver Test Manager (DTM). To ensure full functionality, you must run all of the tests that the DTM identifies as required for the device. If your product provides bus-specific support, you must run the appropriate bus-specific tests in addition to the standard tests.

Using the Test Procedure Help Topics

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.

The test procedures are divided into the following types of topics:

  • Overview: The overview topics describe the hardware, software, and tester knowledge requirements.
  • Preparing: The preparing topics describe how to configure the system or systems for logo testing.
  • Running: The running topics describe how to run to run the tests for your device or system.

Kernel Filter Anti Virus Tests

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.

The list of test you need to run depends on the capabilities of the device or system being tested. To see the complete list of tests that could be required for your device, see the Kernel Anti Virus Filters Tests.

Run time: Approximately 4 hours.

Hardware requirements

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.

The following hardware is required for Kernel Filter Anti Virus testing. Additional hardware may be required if the test device provides bus-specific support. See the test description for each bus-specific test to determine if there are additional hardware requirements.

  • One test machine running client or server Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 2008 R2 SP1
  • Another server Windows 2008 R2 SP1 machine

Software requirements

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.

The following software is required to run the Kernel Filter Anti Virus tests:

  • The AV filter driver under test

Tester knowledge requirements

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.

To run the Kernel Filter Anti Virus tests, testers must know how to accomplish the following tasks:

  • Edit a DTM job to provide volume info in the parameters section.
  • Create a remote share on a server.

Build date: 9/14/2012