MAX+PLUS II Version 9.61 Update Installation Instructions


All MAX+PLUS II software (including MAX+PLUS® II BASELINE Edition Version 10.2 & Student Edition Version 10.2, and MAX+PLUS II Software Updates versions 10.23 through 8.21) will no longer be available after 3/12/2021. MAX+PLUS II software does not include the latest functional and security updates and will not be supported. All versions are provided as is. Intel recommends that users of MAX+PLUS II software uninstall and discontinue use as soon as possible. Users should upgrade to the latest available software version for their device and follow the technical recommendations to help improve security.

PC Instructions

  1. Make sure that MAX+PLUS® II version 9.6 is installed; the update files are not compatible with any other MAX+PLUS II version.

  2. Make sure that the MAX+PLUS II software is not running.

  3. Begin installation by executing the 961_pc.exe file, i.e., type the following command at a DOS or command prompt:

    <drive letter><path>961_pc Enter


    Double-click the file name in the Windows Explorer (Windows 95/98) or Windows NT Explorer (Windows NT 4.0).

  4. The WinZip Self-Extractor [961_PC.EXE] dialog box appears. By default, the WinZip software extracts the files into the directory c:\maxplus2. If your version of MAX+PLUS II software is located in a different directory, type the directory name in the Unzip to Folder field. Click the Unzip button to unzip the files. The update files replace the previous version of the files in the MAX+PLUS II system directory.

  5. Click OK when you are informed that the files have been unzipped successfully, and click the Close button to close the WinZip Self-Extractor [961_PC.EXE] dialog box.