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Qx3 miroscope I need vista driver of qx3 microscope please hep me

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  • Richard Pearson
    Richard Pearson Sep 06, 2008

    Currently usiong XP-H/E, and XP-PRO update planned to VISTA. Need driovers for QX3 scope.

  • Anonymous Sep 09, 2008

    need drivers for vista

  • edf53 Nov 27, 2008

    i have a qx3plus and need a download for vista

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    Tried Solution #2 on Vista Home 64, last step would not complete

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    my intel play qx3 microscope wont work for my vista computer!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    i need the drivers to opporate this same microscope on my windows vista laptop

  • edf53 May 11, 2010

    DIGITAL BLUE'S REPLY IS THAT QX3 AND QX3+ IS NOT COMPATIBLE FOR VISTA

  • miny me May 11, 2010

    i need the drivers for my microw scop beacas i have lost them

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This worked for my QX3 on my Vista computer!

Instruction for installing the QX3 Microscope with Vista

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.

DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Step 1. Install the QX3+ downloaded from Intel:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=160&DwnldID=4419&strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems&lang=eng


Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL Codecs software from:

http://www.intel.com/support/intelplay/qx3/sb/cs-016002.htm

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://hyperslug.s3.amazonaws.com/IntelQX3driverXP.zip


Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.

When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears, select "Locate and install driver software (Recommended)", a message "Installing device driver software" will appear. If you click on "details", you will see "Searching Windows Update", after a while you will be able to select "I don't have a disc. Show me other options" and browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The hardware should install successfully.

Double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.



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Email Digital Blue and they will ask for your email address and shipping address. Looks like they're starting to send out the Vista version on cd via the mail, then make it available online for download later. Best of luck!

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Here are the instruction for installing the QX3 (or QX3+) Microscope with Vista and Windows 7. You must be using a 32-BIT VERSION. The QX3 is not compatible with 64-bit versions.

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.
DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Step 1. Download and install the QX3PLUS.EXE software from Intel:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win7-Files

Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL.EXE software from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win7-Files

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win7-Files

Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.
When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears you will see a message saying that the driver installation was not successful. Click the Close box. You need to install the driver manually by following these steps:
a. Click START - Select Devices & Printers
b. Right-click on the Intel QX3 Icon and select Properties
c. Click the Hardware tab - click Properties
d. Click Update Driver - select "Browse my computer for driver software"
e. Browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The driver software should install successfully.

Before you run the QX3Plus program right click the icon, click on "Properties", click the "Compatibility" tab, check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:", then choose in the drop-down box "Windows 98 / Windows ME". You should also check "Run as Administrator" if your account is a "Standard user".

Step 5. Now double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.
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QX3 microscope


Here are the instruction for installing the QX3 (or QX3+) Microscope with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. You must be using a 32-BIT VERSION of Windows 8 or 8.1.
Note: The QX3 is not compatible with 64-bit versions of XP, Vista, Windows 7 or 8.

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.
DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Step 1. Download and run the QX3plus.exe program from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win8-1
After the program installs, uncheck "I would like to view the README file." Click "Finish".

Step 2. Download and run the qcodinstl.exe program from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win8-1
If asked about NTVDM, click "Install this feature" then click "Close"

Step 3. Download IntelQX3driverXP.zip and save (do not open) the file from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win8-1

Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope. The driver should load silently.
If the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears and you get a message saying that the driver installation was not successful. Click the Close box. You need to install the driver manually by following these steps:
a. Right-click START - Select "Device Manager"
b. Right-click on the Intel QX3 Icon and select "Update Driver Software", select "Browse my computer for driver software"
e. Browse to the Download folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The driver software should install successfully.

IMPORTANT: Before you run the QX3Plus program for the first time, right click the "Intel Play QX3 Microscope" icon on the desktop, click "Properties", click the "Compatibility" tab, check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:", then choose "Windows 98 / Windows ME" in the drop-down box. You should also check "Run as Administrator" if your account is a "Standard user". Click "Apply" then "Ok".
Step 5. Finally, double-click the "Intel Play QX3 Microscope" icon on the desktop and the program should run.
If you get a message that the microscope is not plugged in, quit and restart the program.
If the program hangs or crashes, reboot the computer, then restart the program.
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Digital blue qx3 drivers


Here are the instruction for installing the QX3 (or QX3+) Microscope with Vista and Windows 7. You must be using a 32-BIT VERSION. The QX3 is not compatible with 64-bit versions.

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.
DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Step 1. Download and install the QX3PLUS.EXE software from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win7-Files

Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL.EXE software from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win7-Files

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://tinyurl.com/QX3-Win7-Files

Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.
When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears you will see a message saying that the driver installation was not successful. Click the Close box. You need to install the driver manually by following these steps:
a. Click START - Select Devices & Printers
b. Right-click on the Intel QX3 Icon and select Properties
c. Click the Hardware tab - click Properties
d. Click Update Driver - select "Browse my computer for driver software"
e. Browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The driver software should install successfully.
IMPORTANT: Before you run the QX3Plus program for the first time, right click the "Intel Play QX3 Microscope" icon on the desktop, click "Properties", click the "Compatibility" tab, check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:", then choose "Windows 98 / Windows ME" in the drop-down box. You should also check "Run as Administrator" if your account is a "Standard user". Click "Apply" then "Ok".
Step 5. Finally, double-click the "Intel Play QX3 Microscope" icon on the desktop and the program should run.
If you get a message that the microscope is not plugged in, quit and restart the program.
If the program hangs or crashes, reboot the computer, then restart the program.
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May 02, 2013 | Intel Play QX3 Monocular Microscope

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Is there a free download so I can run my Intel.Play Qx3 Microscope in Vista


Here are the instruction for installing the QX3 (or QX3+) Microscope with Vista. You must be using a 32-BIT VERSION. The QX3 is not compatible with 64-bit versions of Vista.

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.
DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Before you run the programs below, right click the icon, click on "Properties", click the "Compatibility" tab, check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:", then choose in the drop-down box "Windows 98 / Windows ME". You should also check "Run as Administrator" if your account is a "Standard user".

Step 1. Download and install the QX3PLUS.EXE software from Intel:
http://tinyurl.com/qx3plus
or
http://downloadcenter.intel.com /Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=160&DwnldID=4419& amp;strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems?=eng


Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL.EXE software from:

http://tinyurl.com/QCODINSTL or
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?strState=LIVE&ProductID=160&DwnldID=2089&agr=N&lang=eng&PrdMap=160

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://tinyurl.com/IntelQX3driverXP or
http://hyperslug.s3.amazonaws.com/IntelQX3driverXP.zip

Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.
When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears you will see a message saying that the driver installation was not successful. Click the Close box. You need to install the driver manually by following these steps:
a. Click START - Select Devices & Printers
b. Right-click on the Intel QX3 Icon and select Properties
c. Click the Hardware tab - click Properties
d. Click Update Driver - select "Browse my computer for driver software"
e. Browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The driver software should install successfully.

Double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.
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Jul 06, 2011 | Intel Play QX3 Monocular Microscope

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Need vista drivers for QX3. had it on my old win 95 computer, but need to install it on my new vista machine. Are there vista drivers for the Intel Play Qx3 microscope?


Here are the instruction for installing the QX3 (or QX3+) Microscope with Vista. You must be using a 32-BIT VERSION. The QX3 is not compatible with 64-bit versions of Vista.

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.
DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Before you run the programs below, right click the icon, click on "Properties", click the "Compatibility" tab, check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:", then choose in the drop-down box "Windows 98 / Windows ME". You should also check "Run as Administrator" if your account is a "Standard user".

Step 1. Download and install the QX3PLUS.EXE software from Intel:
http://tinyurl.com/qx3plus
or
http://downloadcenter.intel.com /Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=160&DwnldID=4419& amp;strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems?=eng


Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL.EXE software from:

http://tinyurl.com/QCODINSTL or
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?strState=LIVE&ProductID=160&DwnldID=2089&agr=N&lang=eng&PrdMap=160

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://tinyurl.com/IntelQX3driverXP or
http://hyperslug.s3.amazonaws.com/IntelQX3driverXP.zip

Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.
When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears you will see a message saying that the driver installation was not successful. Click the Close box. You need to install the driver manually by following these steps:
a. Click START - Select Devices & Printers
b. Right-click on the Intel QX3 Icon and select Properties
c. Click the Hardware tab - click Properties
d. Click Update Driver - select "Browse my computer for driver software"
e. Browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The driver software should install successfully.

Double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.
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Jul 16, 2010 | Intel Play QX3 Monocular Microscope

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My QX3 worked wonderfully on my XP system, but I can't load the drivers/installation files on a Vista system.


Sorry, Intel stopped making these years ago. They DID post updated drivers, but long before Vista arrived. Go to the Intel web site, your only other hope is to find a blog of Intel QX3 users, maybe some gearhead updated the driver pro bono.

May 14, 2010 | Intel Play QX3 Monocular Microscope

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Is the qx3 microscope usable on a vista system. and where do you get the qx3 bulbs?


Here are the instruction for installing the QX3 (or QX3+) Microscope with Vista. You must be using a 32-BIT VERSION. The QX3 is not compatible with 64-bit versions of Vista.

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.
DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Before you run the programs below, right click the icon, click on "Properties", click the "Compatibility" tab, check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:", then choose in the drop-down box "Windows 98 / Windows ME". You should also check "Run as Administrator" if your account is a "Standard user".

Step 1. Download and install the QX3PLUS.EXE software from Intel:
http://tinyurl.com/qx3plus
or
http://downloadcenter.intel.com /Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=160&DwnldID=4419& amp;strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems?=eng


Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL.EXE software from:

http://tinyurl.com/QCODINSTL or
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?strState=LIVE&ProductID=160&DwnldID=2089&agr=N&lang=eng&PrdMap=160

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://tinyurl.com/IntelQX3driverXP or
http://hyperslug.s3.amazonaws.com/IntelQX3driverXP.zip

Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.
When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears you will see a message saying that the driver installation was not successful. Click the Close box. You need to install the driver manually by following these steps:
a. Click START - Select Devices & Printers
b. Right-click on the Intel QX3 Icon and select Properties
c. Click the Hardware tab - click Properties
d. Click Update Driver - select "Browse my computer for driver software"
e. Browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The driver software should install successfully.

Double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.
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Feb 23, 2010 | Intel Play QX3 Monocular Microscope

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Vista driver for Intel QX3 Microscope


Instruction for installing the QX3 or QX3+ Microscope with Vista

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.

DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Step 1. Install the QX3PLUS.EXE software downloaded from Intel:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=160&DwnldID=4419&strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems&lang=eng


Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL.EXE software from:

http://www.intel.com/support/intelplay/qx3/sb/cs-016002.htm

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://hyperslug.s3.amazonaws.com/IntelQX3driverXP.zip


Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.

When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears, select "Locate and install driver software (Recommended)", a message "Installing device driver software" will appear. If you click on "details", you will see "Searching Windows Update", after a while you will be able to select "I don't have a disc. Show me other options" and browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The hardware should install successfully.

Double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.
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QX3 micrscope dont work with Vista


Uninstall the existing Intel microscope software and then follow the steps below.

Instruction for installing the QX3 or QX3+ Microscope with Vista

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.

DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Step 1. Install the QX3PLUS.EXE software downloaded from Intel:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=160&DwnldID=4419&strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems&lang=eng


Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL.EXE software from:

http://www.intel.com/support/intelplay/qx3/sb/cs-016002.htm

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://hyperslug.s3.amazonaws.com/IntelQX3driverXP.zip


Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.

When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears, select "Locate and install driver software (Recommended)", a message "Installing device driver software" will appear. If you click on "details", you will see "Searching Windows Update", after a while you will be able to select "I don't have a disc. Show me other options" and browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The hardware should install successfully.

Double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.
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Dec 16, 2008 | Intel Play QX3 Monocular Microscope

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I need the driver for my Intel Play QX3 for Vista


This works on my Vista system.

Instruction for installing the QX3 Microscope with Vista

Note, DO NOT use the software from the CD that came with the microscope.

DO NOT plug in the QX3 microscope until Step 4.

Step 1. Install the QX3+ downloaded from Intel:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&Inst=Yes&ProductID=160&DwnldID=4419&strOSs=All&OSFullName=All%20Operating%20Systems&lang=eng


Step 2. Download and install the QCODINSTL Codecs software from:

http://www.intel.com/support/intelplay/qx3/sb/cs-016002.htm

Step 3. Download and extract the QX3 Drivers from:
http://hyperslug.s3.amazonaws.com/IntelQX3driverXP.zip


Step 4. Now, plug in the microscope.

When the "Found New Hardware" wizard appears, select "Locate and install driver software (Recommended)", a message "Installing device driver software" will appear. If you click on "details", you will see "Searching Windows Update", after a while you will be able to select "I don't have a disc. Show me other options" and browse to the folder with the extracted QX3 drivers from Step 3. above. The hardware should install successfully.

Double-click on the QX3+ icon on the desktop and the program should run.

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