These are the instructions to install Android ADB Driver on Windows Computer (this method can be used on Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1, and Windows 10).
Requirements: You need to have the Windows Computer and the Android ADB Driver (.inf based) to follow the below guidelines.
Step 1: Download ADB driver to your computer. Once download, extract the download zip file a folder on your computer.
Step 2: Next, go to Control panel and open up the Device Manager window. Now click on “Action” tab and select “Add Legacy Hardware“.
Step 3: You will see the “Add Hardware Wizard” welcome window. Click on “Next“
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Step 5: Now, you will be asked to select the type of hardware you are installing. Select “Show all devices“, click “Next” and choose the ADB driver folder on your computer (Step 1)
Step 6: In the next window, you will see “Hardware to install: Android ADB Interface“. Once you see this message, click “Next“.
Step 7: Now, a Windows security prompt window will open up. Click on “Install” to start the ADB driver installation process.
Step 8: It will take a minute or two for the installation process to get completed and once it does, you will see the “Completing the Add Hardware Wizard” window. Click on “Finish“.
That’s it. Now you have successfully finished installing ADB driver on your Windows computer. From now on, you will be able to connect your with the computer successfully.