Storage Firmware Update

This test validates the device support information for firmware update. And then updates the firmware using the firmware image file.

Test details

  • Device.Storage.Hd.FirmwareUpgrade.BasicFunction
  • Device.Storage.Controller.Sas.TranslationLayer
  • Windows 10, client editions (x86)
  • Windows 10, client editions (x64)
  • Windows Server 2016 (x64)
Supported Releases
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10, version 1511
  • Windows 10, version 1607
  • Windows 10, version 1703
  • Windows 10, version 1709
  • Windows 10, version 1803
  • Windows 10, version 1809
  • Next update to Windows 10
Expected run time (in minutes) 5
Category Compatibility
Timeout (in minutes) 300
Requires reboot false
Requires special configuration true
Type automatic


Additional documentation

Tests in this feature area might have additional documentation, including prerequisites, setup, and troubleshooting information, that can be found in the following topic(s):

More information


Parameter name Parameter description
WDKDeviceID Device to Test
DiskDeviceObjLink Assigned by Create Storage Parameters
FirmwareImageFile Path and name of the new firmware image file



For generic troubleshooting of HLK test failures, see Troubleshooting Windows HLK Test Failures.