ACTION REQUIRED: New Agreements governing access to HDC
Published Feb 16 2023 03:36 PM 4,964 Views

As a reminder of the comm published on Jan 25, 2023, two new agreements are available on Partner Center for the Windows Hardware Compatibility Program. To avoid service disruption, please prioritize to review and decide the required agreements before they become effective on Feb 28, 2023


We recently added new agreements to Partner Center for the Windows Hardware Program. We made these updates to clarify our terms and ensure that they are transparent, as well as to cover new government mandates. All participants in the Hardware Program are required to have their authorized personnel review, acknowledge, and accept the agreements. New submissions will be blocked after February 28, 2023 until the agreements are accepted.  

The four agreements listed below will govern your access to the Hardware Program. Legacy agreements will be deprecated.


If you encounter issues accessing the new agreements, please reach out to our support team. For details on how to contact support, see Get support for Partner Center dashboard issues - Windows drivers | Microsoft Learn

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