WHQL


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WHQL

WHQL

(Windows Hardware Quality Labs) A Microsoft facility that provides testing services for hardware and drivers for compliance with its operating systems. WHQL administers various logos that compliant vendors may reprint on their packages. Formerly called Microsoft Compatibility Labs (MCL), Microsoft also refers to the WHQL program as Winqual, or Windows Quality Online Services.
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CinePlayer received WHQL certification on a Gateway PC powered by a 733 MHz Intel Pentium(R) III processor combined with ATI's Rage 128 GL chip.
Established by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) over two years ago, WHQL tests Windows based hardware to identify superior products for use in Windows operating environments.
The PRISM USB 2.0 chipset is certified FCC, Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) and Wi-Fi Alliance.
DiskOnKey products have been submitted to rigorous testing for reliability and durability earning Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Testing Lab (WHQL) certification as well as receiving the certified-USB logo set by the USB-IF.
The reference design kits include Conexant's proven InfoSurge DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS 1.0/1.1-capable software, which meet the specific network requirements of @Home and Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL) for Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 1998 and Windows NT.
The RIVA TNT2 Pro is WHQL certified and meets all the requirements of the mainstream PC graphics market and Microsoft's PC 98, PC 99 and all DirectX 6.0 initiatives.
Novatel Wireless, which developed the drivers in collaboration with Microsoft, said the products passed a series of tests at Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Laboratories (WHQL) in order to gain the certification.
Key features include third party compliance testing for Memory Stick and xD Picture Card formats, Microsoft WHQL and USB-IF certification, boot from flash media that supports USB bulk mass storage compliant bootable BIOS, up to four slot operation for simultaneous operation of logical icons and 1-bit ECC correction performed in hardware.
The 3eTI Wireless Gateway with an integrated PCI cable modem has the distinction of being the first Wireless CableGateway product to integrate a cable modem with CableLabs certification, Microsoft WHQL approval, and @Home Conditional Level 2 Approval.
Conexant's V.90/LAN combination product is among the first to achieve Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certification, which ensures a product's full compatibility with Windows operating systems.
Rise Technology Company has received the Microsoft Hardware Quality Labs' (WHQL) compatibility certification.