How to install the Dongle driver? (Windows 7 & 8)
A driver for the Dongle only needs to be installed in Windows 7 & 8. Follow this video tutorial or the steps below to install the driver.
Step 1: Windows will alert you that the driver is not installed. Once this happens download the driver from www.shaperobotics.com/download and unzip in a folder. (See balloon 1).
Step 2: Locate the Dongle within Windows’ Device Manager under Other devices, right click and select “Update Device Software”. (See balloon 2).
Step 3: Browse to the the folder containing the driver that you downloaded. Accept if Windows warns you that the driver is unsigned. (See balloon 3).
Step 4: The Dongle driver should now be installed. It can be checked under the “Ports” section in Device Manager. The Dongle will automatically be assigned as a COM port. (See balloon 4).
Last update on 2018-01-09 by David Johan Christensen.