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Radium, Oxygen8, Keystation Classic, Installation Instructions for Windows XP
Attention: This installation guide applies to the following Series I MIDI products (only):
- Keystation 49 (not 49e)
- Keystation 61 (not 61es)
- Radium 49
- Radium 61
- Oxygen8 (not v2)
This group of products is also referred to as the "Keystation Classic" series. We will continue using this term throughout this guide.
* Windows XP Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not supported.
Do not connect the Keystation Classic to your computer yet! The driver installer should be run first!
1. Download the latest driver for your device from the M-Audio drivers/updates page and save it to your Desktop.
If this is the first time you are installing a driver for your keyboard on this computer, please skip to step 4 of this guide.
If a 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 will allow you to "Remove" the previous installation.
2. Click "Next" to Remove the drivers.
3. All driver files are being removed from your computer. Once this process is complete, you will be informed that the Maintenance (driver removal) is complete. Click "Finish" to close this application.
5 . Click "Next". The License Agreement window will appear.
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. Always click “Continue Anyway” to proceed with the installation.
8. Once this process is complete, you will be informed that M-Audio Series II MIDI has been installed successfully. Click "Finish".
IMPORTANT: Connect your Keystation Classic device directly to your computer! Do not use a USB hub!
9. After connecting the Keystation Classic to your computer, a “Found New Hardware Wizard ” window will open.
If you get no response when connecting your keyboard, try connecting to different USB ports, and test with a different cable if possible.
If you have Service Pack 2 installed on your computer(which is required for most recent drivers), you will be asked if you want to search the Internet for a driver. Select “No, not this time” and press “Next”. You will then see the screen below:
10. "Install the software automatically" is already checked. Leave it like that and click "Next". The driver files will now be copied to your computer. Again, click "Continue Anyway" whenever you see a "Windows Logo Testing" message during this installation.
11 . Click "Finish" when you see the following screen:
12. Another "Found New Hardware" wizard window will open. Repeat the steps above.
Your Keystation Classic Series USB MIDI Keyboard is now installed and ready to use.