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|Plug in your board and wait for Windows to begin it's driver installation process.  After a few moments, the process will fail, despite its best efforts.<br />
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|1) Plug in your board and wait for Windows to begin it's driver installation process.  After a few moments, the process will fail, despite its best efforts.<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-1.png]]<br />
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[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-2.png]]<br />
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Click on the Start Menu, right click on "Computer", and select "Manage".<br />
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2) Click on the Start Menu, right click on "Computer", and select "Manage".<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-3.png]]<br />
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[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-3.png]]<br /><br />
  
  
Select "Device Manager" from the left, then look for "Unknown device" or "Arduino *Board Name*" under "Other devices"<br />
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3) Select "Device Manager" from the left, then look for "Unknown device" or "Arduino *Board Name*" under "Other devices"<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-4.png]]<br />
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Right click on the "Unknown device" or "Arduino *Board Name*" port and choose the "Update Driver Software" option.<br />
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4) Right click on the "Unknown device" or "Arduino *Board Name*" port and choose the "Update Driver Software" option.<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-5.png]]<br />
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Next, choose the "Browse my computer for Driver software" option.<br />
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5) Next, choose the "Browse my computer for Driver software" option.<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-6.png]]<br />
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[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-6.png]]<br /><br />
  
  
Finally, navigate to and select the Arduino driver file, named "Arduino*BoardName*.inf", located in the "Drivers/Arduino" folder of the ROBOTC software (typically in  C:/Program Files/Robomatter Inc/ROBOTC Development Environment/)<br />
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6) Finally, navigate to and select the Arduino driver file, named "Arduino*BoardName*.inf", located in the "Drivers/Arduino" folder of the ROBOTC software (typically in  C:/Program Files/Robomatter Inc/ROBOTC Development Environment/)<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-7.png]]<br />
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[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-7.png]]<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-8.png]]<br />
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[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-8.png]]<br /><br />
  
  
If Windows is unable to verify the publisher of this driver, please select "Install this driver software anyway.<br />
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7) If Windows is unable to verify the publisher of this driver, please select "Install this driver software anyway.<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-9.png]]<br />
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[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-9.png]]<br /><br />
  
  
Windows will finish up the driver installation from there.<br />
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8) Windows will finish up the driver installation from there.<br /><br />
[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-10.png]]<br />
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[[File:instal-arduino-drivers-10.png]]<br /><br />
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Latest revision as of 19:07, 11 May 2012

Arduino → ARDUINO Installing Drivers


Arduino
Note: This was taken and slightly modified from the Arduino support page located here: http://arduino.cc/it/Guide/Windows


Installing drivers for the Arduino Uno, Duemilanove, Diecimila, Mega 1280, Mega 2560 and Mega ADK with Windows7, Vista, or XP

1) Plug in your board and wait for Windows to begin it's driver installation process. After a few moments, the process will fail, despite its best efforts.

Instal-arduino-drivers-1.png

Instal-arduino-drivers-2.png


2) Click on the Start Menu, right click on "Computer", and select "Manage".

Instal-arduino-drivers-3.png


3) Select "Device Manager" from the left, then look for "Unknown device" or "Arduino *Board Name*" under "Other devices"

Instal-arduino-drivers-4.png


4) Right click on the "Unknown device" or "Arduino *Board Name*" port and choose the "Update Driver Software" option.

Instal-arduino-drivers-5.png


5) Next, choose the "Browse my computer for Driver software" option.

Instal-arduino-drivers-6.png


6) Finally, navigate to and select the Arduino driver file, named "Arduino*BoardName*.inf", located in the "Drivers/Arduino" folder of the ROBOTC software (typically in C:/Program Files/Robomatter Inc/ROBOTC Development Environment/)

Instal-arduino-drivers-7.png

Instal-arduino-drivers-8.png


7) If Windows is unable to verify the publisher of this driver, please select "Install this driver software anyway.

Instal-arduino-drivers-9.png


8) Windows will finish up the driver installation from there.

Instal-arduino-drivers-10.png

Instal-arduino-drivers-11.png