Installing Arduboy Drivers - Without Installing the Arduino IDE
Installing the drivers needed to use an Arduboy with a desktop, without installing the Arduino IDE.
These are instructions for installing the drivers needed for your desktop to recognize your Arduboy without the Arduino IDE installed.
When plugging an Arduboy in a desktop running Windows, Linux or MacOS, it may be necessary to install system drivers. These drivers can be found in an Arduino IDE installation directory as the sub-directory,
To install drivers for an Arduboy device that has been plugged in, but has no drivers installed: open the Windows Device Manager and browse to the Arduboy device. Right-click and install the drivers from the Arduino IDE path.
##1. Plug in the Arduboy
##2. Open the Windows Device Manager
Find the icon for your Arduboy.
If the installation was successful, you will see a dialog confirming the installation was a success. The device name for your Arduboy will be displayed as
Arduino Leonardo. The Arduboy uses the
Arduino Leonoardo hardware configuration, and can safely use the drivers provided by Arduino.