Manual Installation of SDR#

Manual Installation of the RTL-SDR drivers with SDR# for the RTL-SDR

NOTE PLEASE READ THIS FIRST: You only need to do a manual driver installation if the automatic installation described in the quick start guide has failed! This page is purely instructions for a manual install which 99.9% of the time is not necessary!

1) Download the RTL-SDR Drivers, and extract the rtlsdr.dll file from the x86 folder into the SDR# folder:

2) Download zadig from their website and place it into the SDR# folder:

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Tom Sheppard

I have been working with computers since 1981. I have written software and designed hardware. This software is simply impossible to operate. It will not install (I know what I am doing and have persevered for ten full days.)


just use sdr++, the interface makes way more sense and it runs wayyy better.
It’s also not a confusing mess of gui elements.