29.2.1.3 Microsoft Windows Compatibility Signing

The following table shows the Microsoft Windows operating systems for which the Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows have been signed and certified. Oracle has also tested the drivers to ensure they work as expected. Additional information on the certifications can be found at the Windows Server Catalog.

Table 29.2 Microsoft Windows Compatibility Signing

Guest Operating System

Signed and Certified by Microsoft

Tested by Oracle to Operate Successfully

Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 (32- and 64-bit)

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2

No

Yes

Microsoft Windows 10

No

Yes

Microsoft Windows 8.1

No

Yes

Microsoft Windows 8

No

Yes

Microsoft Windows 7 SP1

No

Yes

Microsoft Windows Vista SP2

No

Yes


Note

A security alert occurs during installation on a Windows operating system for which Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows are not signed.