MasterBlaster™ USB Driver Information for Windows 2000

Windows will prompt you to install the driver for the MasterBlaster USB cable the first time the MasterBlaster programmer is plugged in.

Quartus® II—Driver Installation

When you plug in the MasterBlaster USB cable, Windows 2000 will automatically recognize it and prompt you for the location of the driver.

  1. Browse to the <Path to Quartus II software>\drivers directory.
  2. Select the mblaster.inf file and click OK.
  3. Set up programming hardware in the Quartus II software to complete your installation.

MAX+PLUS® II 10.1 & Later—Driver Installation

When you plug in the MasterBlaster USB cable, Windows 2000 will automatically recognize it and prompt you for the location of the driver.

  1. Browse to the <Path to MAX+PLUS II software>\Drivers\i386 directory.
  2. Select the mblaster.inf file and click OK.
  3. Set up programming hardware in the MAX+PLUS II software to complete your installation.

MAX+PLUS II software version 10.0 and earlier does not support the MasterBlaster USB interface.

Related Information

Solution for the following error:

Why isn't my MasterBlaster auto-detected after plugging it into the USB port? ›