Intel USB Blaster II Driver Installation Instructions

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  1. Plug the USB-Blaster II cable into your PC.
  2. Open the Device Manager, and right-click on the Unknown device under the Other devices branch.
  3. Select Update Driver Software.
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  4. Select Browse my computer for driver software.
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  5. Enter the location of the Quartus software USB-Blaster II driver files directory (<Path to Quartus Prime installation>\drivers\usb-blaster-ii) in the Search for driver software in this location field.
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  6. Click Next.
  7. Click Install in the Would you like to install this device software? Windows security dialog box.
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  8. Close the Update Driver Software - Altera USB-Blaster II (Unconfigured)successful installation notification.
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  9. The Device Manager now shows a new branch called JTAG cables with an Altera USB-Blaster II (JTAG interface) node.
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  10. Open the Quartus Prime Programmer. Within a few seconds, the JTAG cables branch displays two nodes: Altera USB-Blaster II (JTAG interface) and Altera-USB Blaster II (System Console interface).
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