Installation of M8U under Windows
This article covers the installation of M8U
under Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Installation under Windows XP
M8U is a so-called "Class Compliant" device which means that it works with
the default driver that is included in Windows XP. To make use of that, simply
connect the interface with the USB port of your PC and you can start using it
in your applications.
Installation under Windows Vista & 7
First download and unzip the driver file. Make sure that M8U is not
connected to your computer before you install the driver. Then launch setup.exe
from the unzipped folder. When launching the installation,
Windows might prompt a security message. Make sure to allow the installation.
You will then see a dialog as shown on the following picture.
Click Next. You can define the target directory for the installation
in the following dialog.
Confirm it with Next. The installer now informs you that the driver
installation will start as shown below.
Confirm this with Next. During the following process you will see a
Windows Security dialog box that asks you for
confirmation to install the driver software that looks like this:
Confirm any such dialog with Install. You will then be prompted to connect
the hardware in the dialog shown below.
Plug in M8U but do not click OK yet. Instead, wait a few seconds
for the automatic device driver installation. You can monitor this in the task
notification area where Windows informs you that the driver is installed via
a bubble message box. Once Windows shows no further messages, you can finish
the installation by clicking OK in the dialog shown above. After that
you can start using M8U in your applications.