I bought two of the older Blasters (genuine and expensive) for a bulk programming job, so I'd rather get them working than write them off as obsolete. I assume Altera omitted the drivers for a good reason.
Not sure what you're experiencing, but maybe one of these help:
I downloaded Driver USB Blaster and tried to install it.
I got this:
It says there was a problem, but does not say what it is.
You don't mention what version of Quartus you're having an issue with, but you should try the patch in the first link I posted above or try this one: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/programmable/articles/000092460.html