Get the Current Requirements: LogoPoint
The most current versions of the Windows Logo Program requirements for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 are available for review and comment in the LogoPoint database on the Winqual Web site. A Winqual account is required.
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Note: Requirements for the Windows Logo Program for hardware do not represent the minimum system requirements for any version of the Windows family of operating systems. Proposed Logo Program requirements in review documents represent expected hardware capabilities, not expected or planned features of Windows operating systems.
Logo Requirements Database Snapshot
The Windows Hardware Logo Program Requirements documents provided here contain technical requirement information from the LogoPoint database, available from within the Winqual Web site. The information contained in these documents is subject to change; the LogoPoint database itself should be considered the plan of record for Windows Logo Program requirements. These documents are snapshots of the data contained in the LogoPoint database as of March 21, 2008.
Windows Hardware Logo Program Requirements for Systems - XPS Document format
(3.4 MB; March 21, 2008)
Windows Hardware Logo Program Requirements for Systems - PDF format
(3.0 MB; March 21, 2008)
Windows Hardware Logo Program Requirements for Devices - XPS Document format
(18.5 MB; March 21, 2008)
Windows Hardware Logo Program Requirements for Devices - PDF format
(16.6 MB; March 21, 2008)
Windows Logo Program Policies
Review and provide feedback on current Logo Program policies by logging onto your Winqual account and accessing the LogoPoint tool. Download versions of the policies are provided here for reference and represent a snapshot of the data contained in the LogoPoint database as of March 21, 2008. All policies are in effect from June 1, 2007.
Windows Hardware Logo Program Policies - XPS Document format
(1.4 MB; March 21, 2008)
Windows Hardware Logo Program Policies - PDF format
(1.1 MB; March 21, 2008)
Note: Policies for the "Designed for Windows" logo program for Windows Server 2003 are available on Windows Logo Program Policies - Windows Server 2003.
Windows Vista Hardware Start Button Specification
Windows Vista Hardware Start Button Specification, Version 1.02
Implementation requirements if start button is included in hardware.
(2.5 MB Microsoft Word file; April 23, 2007)