AN 456: PCI Express High Performance Reference Design

ID 683541
Date 12/12/2018

1.6. Software Installation

You must have Administrator privileges to install the software application.

The software installation is included with the design files and the application includes an executable driver. The driver configuration is specific to this reference design.
  1. Download the appropriate .zip design files for your FPGA Development Kit and the demo driver. Extract the compressed files.
  2. Before plugging in the PCI Express card, copy the Windows_for_AVST_On_Chip_Mem directory to computer #1. This software works with Quartus II release 10.0 SP1 or later.
  3. Install the Windows driver. Follow the instructions in the README.txt file from the Windows_for_AVST_On_Chip_Mem directory to install and run the software application.