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Why wont Quartus Prime detect my FPGA?


Tried with the Latest version of Quartus Prime Lite , already tried going 4 versions back (currently using 21.1)



Installed every driver i could find for the altera blaster

FPGA ( MAX ii EMP240)

i used to get Error 82 for the jtag server , that went away for some reason but i still cant get the hardware to show up

Using Windows 10 64 bit OS
device manager has no problem recognizing it 


Then I found a link from Intel FAQ link (added below) requesting me to disable"Altera JTAG server" from the services. I did that as well but still no luck.

Already tried downloading Quartus Web 13, didnt work
also tried some commands from other forums and got this




C:\intelFPGA_lite\21.1\quartus\bin64>jtagserver --status
Installed JTAG server is 'C:\intelFPGA_lite\21.1\quartus\bin64\jtagserver.exe'
Server is running
Remote clients are disabled

C:\intelFPGA_lite\21.1\quartus\bin64>jtagconfig --serverinfo
Installed JTAG server is 'C:\intelFPGA_lite\21.1\quartus\bin64\jtagserver.exe'
Service manager reports server is running





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What hardware are you trying to connect to, a dev kit (which one?) or a custom board?

Show your schematic design if it's custom.

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