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Micro USB Windows XP* Installation Instructions


Do not connect the Micro to your computer yet! The driver installer should be run first!

1. Download the latest driver for your M-Audio Micro from our driver download page and double-click it.

If this is the first time you install the Micro on your computer, please skip the uninstallation instructions and go to step 4 of this guide.

If an M-Audio Micro driver is currently installed on your system, it will need to be removed before a new driver can be installed.  In this case, launching the installer file should bring you to the screen shown below.  Click "Next".



2. Once the uninstallation is complete, click "Finish".

3. Double-click the downloaded driver installation file (again).

4. The following window will open:

 
 5 . Click "Next".  The License Agreement window will appear (see below):



6. Carefully read the license agreement, then put the radio button next to "I accept the terms of the license agreement", click "Next" to continue and "Install" in the window that opens after this.

7. At various points in this installation process, you may be notified that the driver being installed has not passed Windows Logo Testing.  Click “Continue Anyway” to proceed with the installation.

 
 
 8. Click "Finish" in the last screen of the driver installation program.
 
 
9. Connect the Micro to an available USB port on your computer.
 
10. Shortly after connecting the Micro to your computer, another "Windows Logo Testing" Message will be displayed (see step 7 of this guide).  Click "Continue Anyway".  Your computer will finish up the installation automatically and the Micro should be ready to use.
 
11. Connect the outputs of your Micro to your speakers, mixer, or other amplification device so you can hear the output of the device.
 
12. Once you have completed the installation procedure above, a small “M-Audio” icon will be visible in your system tray (shown below).  Right-click on this icon to open the Micro Control Panel.  If you have completed both the software and hardware installation properly, it will open without problems.

 
 
The Micro Control Panel can also be accessed from the Windows Control Panel when Classic View is enabled:
 
 
If the Control Panel is in Category View, click Switch to Classic View on the left-hand side.
 
 
 13. Launch the Micro Control Panel.  If you have completed both the software and hardware installation properly, it will open without problems and show "connected"; and the Micro is ready to serve as an audio Interface for your computer and recording software.
 
 
 
 
* Windows XP Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported.