Applies to
Intel Play QX3 Computer USB Microscope



Requirements
Windows 2000, Windows XP

Author
Intel Corporation

FileName
QX3Plus.exe

FileSize
93.70 MB

Driver Date & Version
6/28/2002 (ver. 1.0.0.17)

Description

Intel Play QX3 is only supported under Windows 2000 and Windows XP, so if you are using newer Windows Vista and Windows 7, you are out of luck. This is the exact words from Intel regarding driver support for Intel Play QX3:

These products are no longer being manufactured by Intel. Additionally, Intel no longer provides interactive support for these products via telephone or e-mail, nor will Intel provide any future software updates to support new operating systems or improve compatibility with third party devices and software products.

Important Notes Before Download Intel Play QX3 Driver

As the download size of the driver file is large, please see the following two important notes before downloading in order to save your time and bandwidth:
  1. If you have purchased the QX3+ version of the microscope product and only need Microsoft Windows 2000 support, you do not need the Software Update.
  2. The QX3+ CD already includes support for Windows 2000. There are no additional benefits in obtaining the software update download or CD.
  3. If you have already obtained a copy of the Software Update CD for Windows 2000 & XP, you do not need the Update Download. There are no additional benefits in obtaining the software update download.
  4. Customers who already have obtained a copy of the Software Update CD for Windows 2000 & XP. There are no additional benefits in obtaining the software update download.

    The only differences between the Update Download and the Update CD are as follows:

    1. Update download does not contain collection samples
    2. Update download requires DirectX 8.0 prior to installing the download (Customers with Windows 2000 can download the latest version of DirectX from Microsoft web site).
  5. Customers with Windows XP do not need to update DirectX. Windows XP already includes DirectX 8.1.

Installation Steps for Intel Play QX3 USB Microscope Driver

  1. Download the QX3PLUS.EXE file to your hard drive.
  2. Uninstall any previous versions of the microscope software prior to installing this download.
  3. Verify that Microsoft DirectX 8.0 or higher is installed on your computer if you have Windows 2000.
  4. Customers with Windows 2000 may or may not need to download the latest version of DirectX. Customers with Windows XP do not need to update DirectX. The Windows XP operating system already includes DirectX 8.1.
  5. To check the DirectX version:
    1. Click Start, click Run, type in dxdiag, then click OK.
    2. In the DirectX Diagnostics Tool window, the DirectX version will be listed on the System tab.
    3. The latest version of DirectX can be downloaded from Microsofts web site
  6. Unplug the microscope from the computer if it is connected.
  7. Double-click the QX3PLUS.EXE to unpack and start the installation.
  8. After installation is complete, you may delete the QX3PLUS.EXE file from your hard drive.

Intel QX3 Microscope USB Model APB-24221-99A Drivers

7 thoughts on “Intel QX3 Microscope USB Model APB-24221-99A Drivers

  • Mike

    Thanks, I did not realize the size of the software. Glad I found this site. Now to see if it works on Win 7.

    Reply
    • Sinan

      I have a the same problem. I have been using windows 7. So I can not use my Intel QX3 Microscope.

      Could you please send its driver to me for using it in window7

      Reply
  • JIMMY Z

    CAN YOU USE THIS SOFTWARE ON WINDOWS 10

    Reply
    • adminPost author

      i am not sure, please try and let us know if it works, thanks.

      Reply
    • me

      FYI
      this can’t even work on my windows 7 and windows 8
      and you expect it to go on windows 10?????

      this was originally a 16 bit hardware I believe, …. updated to run on 32 bit windows xp
      but 64 bit systems….. .. no way on earth

      plus the system hardware driver model was changed
      going from XP to Vista/7
      so these are XP drivers not windows 7 drivers,
      this 20 year old hardware needs new drivers written to
      work with anything beyond XP….

      DoItYourself is only way if you can do system programming

      Reply
      • adminPost author

        Thank you for the commend.

        Reply

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