Windows Touch HID Compliant Firmware Test

This manual test verifies that Windows® Touch device firmware is human interface device (HID) compliant and doesn't require additional driver installation.

Test details

Associated requirement(s)



Windows RT (ARM-based)
Windows 8 (x64)
Windows 8 (x86)

Run time

~1 minute

Running the test

Before you run the test, complete the test setup as described in the test requirements: Windows Touch Testing Prerequisites.


For troubleshooting information, see Troubleshooting Device.Digitizer Testing.

More information

HIDvalidator.exe checks your HID descriptor to ensure compliance with the HID specification. It ensures that all necessary usages are present, and catches invalid values. 35 rules are validated. This tool produces an easy-to-read report.

Command syntax

Command option Description

Logo3.exe -config HidCompliantFirmware.json

Runs the test.

File list

File Location


<testbinroot>\nttest\Hardware Certification Kit\Tests\<platform>\digitizer\Win8Touch


<testbinroot>\nttest\Hardware Certification Kit\Tests\<platform>\digitizer\Win8Touch


<testbinroot>\nttest\Hardware Certification Kit\Tests\<platform>\digitizer\Win8Touch