In this post we will see how to install windows driver for USBasp. Steps explained below are applicable for WindowsXP:

Download driver:

If you don’t have driver, windows drivers for USBasp can be downloaded from:
http://www.fischl.de/usbasp/usbasp.2009-02-28.tar.gz

Extract the downloaded archive into some directory.

Installing driver:

Step1:
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’.
-Click ‘Next’.

step1

Step2: 
– Select ‘Don’t search …’
– Click Next

step2

Step3:
– Click ‘Have Disk’

step3 

Step4:
‘Install from disk’ dialog box will appear.
– Click ‘Browse’

step4

Step5:
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

step5

Step6:
Now you should see ‘USBasp’  model list.
– Select ‘USBasp’ from model list.
– Click ‘Next’

then windows will install the given driver.

step6 step7

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

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23 Comments

  1. Mahesh

    thanks, third method work for me, m using WIn7 64 Bit Ent endtion

    Reply
  2. mahendra kumar

    this method is not working for win xp ,32 bit

    error : could not found usb device “usbasp” with vid=0x16c0 pid0x5dc

    Reply

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