29.2.1.3 Microsoft Windows Compatibility Signing

Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows have been signed by Microsoft for 64-bit versions of Windows 2019, Windows 2016, Windows 2012, and Windows 2008. This driver has been certified for the Windows 2019, Windows 2016, Windows 2012, and Windows 2008 software logo program and has been tested to operate successfully with 64-bit versions of Windows 2019, Windows 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7. Additional information on the certifications can be found at the Windows Server Catalog.

Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows have not been signed by Microsoft for 32-bit Microsoft Windows operating systems or Microsoft Windows Server 2003. A security alert occurs during installation on a Windows operating system for which Oracle VirtIO Drivers for Microsoft Windows are not signed.