Installing VEXcode IQ with MSI Installers

The following article will walk you through how to install VEXcode IQ with MSI installers.

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MSI installers are created to assist IT Administrators with site-wide deployments. If you are not an IT Administrator, you should install the .EXE version to avoid issues found here.

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For additional help installing the .EXE version of VEXcode IQ, view this article.


Steps for Installation

  1. If you are using a remote deployment system such as SCCM you may need to install the Driver Signing Certificates before running the driver installer.
    1. Download these two certificate files:
      1. Certificate 1
      2. Certificate 2
    2. Certs can be installed with the following commands using Microsoft’s certutil command.
      certutil -addstore "TrustedPublisher" VEXroboticsCert23.cer
      certutil -addstore -f -v root VEXroboticsCert23.cer
      certutil -addstore "TrustedPublisher" RobomatterIncCert.cer
      certutil -addstore -f -v root RobomatterIncCert.cer
  2. First, install the VS 2013 Redistributable.
  3. Next, download and install the MSI version of VEXcode IQ found here.
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  4. Finally, once the VS 2013 Redistributable and VEXcode IQ are installed, run the following as an administrator with elevated permissions:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\VEX Robotics\IQDrivers\Console Driver Installer.exe