In this post we will see how to install windows driver for USBasp. Steps explained below are applicable for WindowsXP:
If you don’t have driver, windows drivers for USBasp can be downloaded from:
Extract the downloaded archive into some directory.
Connect USBasp to USB port of your computer. New hardware found dialog box will appear.
-In this select ‘Install from a list or specific location’.
- Select ‘Don’t search …’
- Click Next
- Click ‘Have Disk’
‘Install from disk’ dialog box will appear.
- Click ‘Browse’
Now browse for ‘usbasp.inf’ file. This fill will be located in : <extracted directory>binwin-driver.
- Browse and select the file and click ‘Open’.
- Click ‘OK’ to close the ‘Install from disk’ dialog box
Now you should see ‘USBasp’ model list.
- Select ‘USBasp’ from model list.
- Click ‘Next’
then windows will install the given driver.
Now your USBasp is ready for use.
To know how to use AVRdude and USBasp for writing hex files into microcontroller see the following post :
AVRDude Tutorial : Burning hex files using USBasp and AVRdude