Intel® FPGA Download Cable User Guide

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Date 1/16/2024
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3.1. Installing the Intel® FPGA Download Cable Driver on Windows

  1. Locate the Intel® FPGA Download Cable driver in \<Quartus Prime system directory>\drivers\usb-blaster.
    If the driver is not in your directory, download the driver from
  2. Connect the Intel® FPGA Download Cable to your PC.
  3. Open Device Manager. In the Other devices tab, select and right click USB-Blaster. Then, click Update Driver Software.
  4. Click Browse. Browse to \<Quartus Prime system directory>\drivers\usb-blaster and click Next.
    The Windows security warning is displayed.
  5. Click Install to begin installing the driver.
  6. Click Finish when the driver is installed.
  7. Restart your system.