Windows Hardware Dev Center

Design, develop, and deploy hardware and device drivers for Windows PCs and other devices.

Get the latest hardware development kits and tools

  • The Windows Driver Kit (WDK) is used to develop, test, and deploy Windows drivers. Download the latest public version here or join the Insider Program to get access to insider builds.

  • The Windows Hardware Lab Kit (HLK) is used to validate hardware and drivers for Windows compatibility. Download the latest public version here or join the Insider Program to get access to insider builds.

  • The Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) is used to customize, deploy and benchmark Windows 10 images. Download the latest public version here or join the Insider Program to get access to insider builds.

  • The Windows Debugger (WinDbg) can be used to debug kernel and user mode code, analyze crash dumps and to examine the CPU registers as code executes. Download the latest public version here or join the Insider Program to get access to insider builds.

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