You must install the ByteBlasterMV, ByteBlaster II, or ByteBlaster download cable driver before you can use them to program devices with the Quartus® II software or MAX+PLUS® II software. MAX+PLUS II software version 10.1 and later support Windows 2000.
Note: Beginning with version 10.0, the Quartus II software no longer supports Windows 2000. For operating system (OS) support information, refer to the Operating System Support page.
You must have system administration (Administrator) privileges to install the ByteBlaster II, ByteBlasterMV, or ByteBlaster download cable drivers.