WHCP guidance for Windows 10, version 22H2
Published Jul 29 2022 01:00 PM 10.5K Views

The Windows 10, version 22H2 release will not bring updates to the Windows Hardware Compatibility Program (WHCP) and will follow the same guidelines as Windows 10, version 2004. Below are the more details with respect to all WHCP-related activities:

  • WHCP requirements – No change. Windows 10, version 2004 requirements remain applicable for Windows 10, version 22H2.
  • Windows Hardware Lab Kit – No change. Since WHCP requirements will persist in Windows 10, version 22H2, the Windows Hardware Lab Kit (Windows HLK) will also remain the same. There will not be a new Windows HLK release for Windows 10, version 22H2 and partners can continue using Windows 10, version 2004 HLK for certification.
  • Errata – No change. All Windows 10, version 2004 errata will continue to be valid for Windows 10, version 22H2.
  • Windows HLK playlist – No change. The Windows HLK version 2004 playlist can be used for Windows 10, version 22H2.
  • Driver signature – No change. Drivers that meet all the applicable Windows 10, version 2004 requirements will be digitally signed with the same signature attributes.
  • Submission – No change. Windows 10, version 2004, version 20H2, version 21H1, version 21H2 and version 22H2 can be used for WHCP submission.
  • WHCP qualification – Windows 10, version 2004
  • Required OS version – Windows 10, version 22H2
  • HLK version – HLK version 2004
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‎Aug 02 2022 09:38 AM
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