Getting started: mDesigner for Windows

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The guide below is a software setup guide for mDesign under the Windows platform aimed for general use of Microduino products.

For kit specific getting started guides please follow the appropriate links in the #Kit_Specific_Software_Setup_Guides section:

Kit Specific Software Setup Guides

If your kit is not listed, please proceed following the general setup guide below.

Download

Download the latest mDesigner (for Windows): HERE

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Installation

  • Open the downloaded file from the link above. You'll be asked administrator privileges.
  • Select if you want to create a desktop shortcut or not for mDesigner. Click Next.

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  • The next screen will prompt you to start the installation. Click Install to begin installing mDesigner.

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  • The installer will begin installing files into C:\Program Files (x86)\mDesigner.

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  • Wait for the file coping progress to complete.

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  • A new window will pop up to begin the driver installation. Drivers are needed to communicate with the Microduino hardware. Click Next.

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  • The next screen will display the drivers that will be installed. Click I accept this agreement in order to allow the drivers to install.
  • Click Next to begin the driver installation.

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  • Drivers have been installed. Click Finish to exit driver installation.

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  • A new window will pop up to inform that mDesigner has completed installing. Click Finish to launch mDesigner.

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  • mDesigner will start loading.

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  • mDesigner will complete loading and will be ready to use.

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