# 5.8.1.1. Installation on Windows XP¶

Copy the installer program file to your computer. The installer file name is “xilab-<version_name>.exe”. It automatically detects whether it is running on 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows and installs the appropriate version of XiLab.

Note

Only Windows XP SP3 is supported. Please update your Windows XP to the latest service pack.

Run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions.

All the necessary software including drivers, packages and programs will be installed automatically.

After the installation is complete the XiLab application will be started by default.

Connect the stage to the controller. Connect regulated power supply to the controller. Ground the controller or the power supply unit. Connect the controller to the computer using a USB-A - mini-USB-B cable.

LED indicator on the controller board will start to flash. New Hardware Wizard will start after the first controller is connected to the computer. Wait until Windows detects the new device and installs the drivers for it.

If the driver was not automatically installed select “No, not this time” and click “Next>” in the pop-up window.

In the next window select “Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)” and click “Next>”.

Select the *.inf file on the disk with the software supplied with the controller or in the program directory (by default the path is C:\Program Files\XiLab\driver\) and click “Next”.

Click “Next”.

Click “Continue anyway”.

Click “Finish”. Driver installation is complete.

Click Retry or run the Xilab application again if it was closed. The system will detect the connected controller and open the main Xilab window.