Troubleshooting Install and Load Problems with Signed Driver Packages

There are specific steps that you can take to identify and troubleshoot potential problems related to verifying kernel-mode code signatures. This section provides information about how to troubleshoot problems with the kernel-mode code signing policy and the Plug and Play (PnP) device installation signing requirements of Windows Vista and later versions of Windows.

The main tools for troubleshooting install and load problems with test-signed drivers are the following:

Detecting Driver Load Errors

Code Integrity Diagnostic System Log Events

SetupAPI Device Installation Log Entries