4.1.3.3 USB Installation for Windows 10

Plug the USB device into the PC. The system will automatically detect the connected unit. Windows 10 should automatically install the driver for the device.

Note:

USB driver installation should be automatic when connecting a PC Interface Cable.

If no driver is automatically found, and the ‘Found New Hardware Wizard’ fails to start, the following steps should be taken:

    Note:

    The 'Found New Hardware Wizard' may start automatically, beginning at step 5.

  1. Open the Windows Start Menu and click on "Settings". Click on "Devices".
  2. In Devices, click on "Connected Devices". You should see your connected Solinst USB device listed under Other Devices. It should indicate that the device’s setup is incomplete.
  3. Note:

    If you know that you need to Disable Driver Signature Enforcement before installing drivers on your PC, then proceed to the instructions in section 4.1.3.4.

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Figure 4-10 Windows 10 Connected Devices
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  1. Under Related settings, click on "Device Manager".

Figure 4-11 Windows 10 Device Manager
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    Note:

    If you are unsure which is the correct device in the list, with the screen visible, safely remove the device and then reconnect it. The list should automatically refresh accordingly.

  1. Under Other devices, there will be a Solinst device shown with a yellow warning symbol. Right click on this device, and select "Update Driver Software...".

Figure 4-12 Update Driver Software
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  1. Select "Browse my computer for driver software".
  2. Click the Browse button and point the navigation window to the provided USB drivers located within the Levelogger4_2 folder. Default destination is:

    C:\Program Files\Solinst\Levelogger4_2\USB Drivers

    Select the actual USB Drivers folder, not a sub file from the folder.
  3. Note:

    Make sure you only select the USB Drivers folder when browsing for the driver location. Do not choose a sub file from the folder.

Figure 4-13 Browse for Driver Software
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  1. Select Next. A Window may appear stating "Windows can’t verify the publisher of this driver software", select "Install this driver software anyway".

If you encounter the following error: "Windows encountered a problem installing the driver software for your device. Windows found driver software for your device but encountered an error..." Then please proceed with the instructions to Disable Driver Signature Enforcement in Section 4.1.3.4.

Figure 4-14 Update Complete
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  1. Windows will confirm when the installation is complete. Press Close, then go back to the Device Manager.

Figure 4-15 Update USB Serial Port
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  1. Follow Steps 4-8 to update the USB Serial Port, shown under Other devices with a yellow warning symbol.

Figure 4-16 Installed Solinst USB Device
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  1. Once the installation is complete, this will be shown in the Devices > Connected devices Window. See Figure 4-16.