Altera Programming Unit (APU) USB Driver Information for Windows XP

Windows will prompt you to install the APU universal serial bus (USB) driver the first time the APU is plugged in.

Quartus II 2.1 and Later- Driver Installation

When you plug in the APU USB cable, Windows XP 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 apu_usb.inf file and click OK
  3. Set up programming hardware in the Quartus II software to complete your installation.

MAX+PLUS II 10.2 and Later - Driver Installation

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

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