I am trying to install cyclonev -184.108.40.2065 to my Quartus Prime (v-18.1) but having problem with it.
Basically, whenever i open quartus prime it gives me prompt saying "you successfully installed the quartus prime software, but did not install any devices. Do you want to launch the device installer to add devices?
And when I say yes, it then gives me error saying it cannot launch Device Installer for some Windows operating systems (I have Windows 10 pro). And says to launch the Device Installer directly from Windows start menu. I tried to Use (Tools - > Instal Devices ) but it gave me the same prompt again.
Then when I try to launch my downloaded cyclonev -220.127.116.115 from windows start menu, it then gives me error saying "Can't open the file. File size too large".
Would really appreciate any help regarding this !!!
Go to the windows start menu and find the program called "Device Installer (Quartus Prime 18.1)" and then it will prompt you for the .qdz file directory. Select the correct directory and the program will search for all .qdz file and then you can select which device to install. The .qdz file is merely the installer package, until you install it the file does nothing.
For the Cyclone V device, users should try to install the latest available software version supported which is Quartus Prime Standard Edition 20.1 or 19.1 for Lite Edition.
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Sometimes, Device Installer from the Start menu doesn't work either. I don't know why.
The device installer can be accessed directly at <installation directory>/quartus/common/devinfo/dev_install
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