Installing VEXos Utility on Windows

Click here to download the VEXos Utility for Windows from VEX’s website.

Click on the VEXos Utility icon when it appears in the popup window.

Locate the VEXos Utility installation file in the Downloads folder or in the alternative location where the file was saved. Click “Run” to start the installation.

Click the “Next” button when the Setup Wizard window pops up.

NOTE: This prompt may look different depending on which version of Windows is running.

Accept the VEXos Utility license agreement by selecting “I accept the terms in the license agreement.”  Click the “Next” button to continue.

NOTE: This prompt may look different depending on which version of Windows is running.

Notice the destination folder that the VEXos Utility will be installed in.  Click the “Next” button to continue.

NOTE: This prompt may look different depending on which version of Windows is running.

Click “Yes” when prompted to give permission to make the changes. 

NOTE: This prompt may look different depending on which version of Windows is running.

Click the “Install” button when prompted to install the VEX Robotics driver software.

NOTE: This prompt may look different depending on which version of Windows is running.

Click “Finish” to complete the installation.


Open the VEXos Utility by clicking the desktop shortcut or finding it within the list of programs. Click to allow the program to open if a popup message asks for permissions. View this article from the Knowledge Base for more information on how to update VEX IQ Firmware.