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 14.

  1. Open the Windows Start Menu and click on "Settings"
  2. In Settings, click on "Update & security".
  3. Figure 4-11 Windows 10 Settings

     

  4. Then click on the Recovery option on the left hand side.
  5. Once selected, you will see an Advanced startup section appear on the right hand side. Click on the "Restart now" button.
  6. Figure 4-12 Windows 10 Advanced Startup

     

  7. Once your Computer has rebooted, choose the "Troubleshoot" option.
  8. Figure 4-13 Windows 10 Troubleshoot

     

  9. Select "Advanced options".
  10. Select "Startup Settings".
  11. Figure 4-14 Windows 10 Advanced Options

     

  12. Select "Restart" to reboot your PC once more. This will allow modification to the boot time configuration settings.
  13. A list of settings that can be changed will be shown. The setting you are looking for is "Disable driver signature enforcement". To choose this setting, press the F7 key.
  14. Figure 4-15 Windows 10 Startup Settings

     

  15. After the PC automatically restarts, open the Windows Start Menu and click on "Settings". Click on "Devices".
  16. 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.
  17. solinst levelogger usb drivers usb driver installation windows xp windows 7 driver installation image

    Figure 4-16 Windows 10 Connected Devices

     

  18. Under Related settings, click on "Device Manager".
  19. 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.

    Figure 4-17 Windows 10 Device Manager

     

  20. 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...".
  21. Figure 4-18 Update Driver Software

     

  22. Select "Browse my computer for driver software".
  23. Click the Browse button and point the navigation window to the provided USB drivers located within the Levelogger4_3 folder. Default destination is:
    C:\Program Files\Solinst\Levelogger4_3\USB Drivers Select the actual USB Drivers folder, not a sub file from the folder.
  24. 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 4-19 Browse for Driver Software

     

  25. Select Next. A Window may appear stating "Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software", select "Install this driver software anyway".
  26. Figure 4-20 Update Complete

     

  27. Windows will confirm when the installation is complete. Press Close, then go back to the Device Manager.
  28. 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.

    Figure 4-21 Update USB Serial Port

     

  29. Follow Steps 13-17 to update the USB Serial Port, shown under Other devices with a yellow warning symbol.
  30. Figure 4-22 Installed Solinst USB Device

     

  31. Once the installation is complete, this will be shown in the Devices > Connected devices Window. See Figure 4-22.