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WHQL Test Specification References: Chapter 25: Printer Test Specification

B8.1.3.1 Pass WHQL tests - See B1.3.

See “Printers” in HCT documentation.

B8.1.3.2 through B8.1.3.6 - See B8.1.4.10

B8.1.4 Printers - Windows Experience

B8.1.4.1 Network Point-and-Print capability

The user must be able to install a driver from a server by double-clicking on the printer share icon.

This capability must accommodate file-number limits and other differences between operating systems that might run on the client and server.

B8.1.4.2 Device associates an ICC profile

Devices using a vendor-supplied ICC profile or profiles must associate this profile or profiles with the device.

Devices that create sRGB output must associate the "sRGB Color Space Profile.icm" Windows default ICC profile with the device. The requirements for sRGB are defined in IEC 61966-2-1 Multimedia systems and equipment – Colour measurement and management – Part 2-1: Colour management – Default RGB colour space – sRGB, listed in “Printers References.”

B8.1.4.3 Network printer supports port 9100 and LPR

Network-connected printers must support TCP/IP standards for Line Printer Remote (LPR) and Line Printer Daemon (LPD) (RFC 1179), Port 9100 printing (raw mode printing), or both types.

B8.1.4.4 Port monitor software meets DDK guidelines

Any port monitor or language monitor software provided with a print device must adhere to the “port monitors” section in the Windows DDK and accurately report errors and support bidirectional communication as defined in the Windows DDK.

B8.1.4.5 Device is available immediately following installation

The user must not have to restart the system after device installation in order to print.

B8.1.4.6 Print device provides non-legacy port connection

The use of a USB, IEEE 1394, or network interface port connection is required for printers. No proprietary solutions are acceptable; however, other legacy port connections may be present on the device.

A USB to printer port (IEEE 1284, or “parallel”) adapter must comply with all related USB specifications, including:

USB 1.1 or later.

Universal Serial Bus Class Definition for Printing Devices, Version 1.0 or later.

Network printers must meet the requirements in Section B7.1

Printers use non-legacy port connections such as USB, IEEE 1394, or Ethernet. Printers can also include a legacy parallel interface in addition to the required non-legacy port connections. USB-to-printer port adapters are not considered an alternative non-legacy interface.

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