WDC ProSDK Download & Installation Guide


Step 1

The ProSDK can be found on our Tools page.

ProSDK Tools screen shot


Click on the ProSDK Download button.



Step 2

Fill in the web form. Note that required fields are marked by * red asterisks.
ProSDK form


NOTE: You will be required to provide your MAC Address in the form of XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. A MAC address is a unique 12-byte Hexidecimal number assigned to a Network Interface Card, or NIC. This address is created by the NIC Manufacturer. If using a Windows machine, below are ways you can find your MAC Address:
WINDOWS XP / VISTA:
Click Start/Windows Button / All Programs / Accessories / Command Prompt OR Start Button / Run / (use Search box in Vista)
Type in: command, then press enter.
Type in: ipconfig /all (with a space between the g and the / ) The "Physical Address" under the "Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection" section will be what you will need.
WINDOWS NT / 2000 / XP PROFESSIONAL:
Click Start Button / Programs / Accessories / Command Prompt OR Start Button / Run
Type in: command, then press enter.
Type in: ipconfig /all (with a space between the g and the / ) The "Physical Address" under the "Ethernet Adapter Local Area Connection" section will be what you will need.
WINDOWS 95/98/ME:
Start Button / Programs / Command Prompt OR Start Button / Run
Type in: command, then press enter.
Type in: winipcfg. Look under the info for the Ethernet adapter.
(Your system may also have a modem. The "Adapter Address" will be what you will need.)
After completing the form click on the submit button.

Step 3

Download the software


Click on the FreeSDK Download button.

Step 4

Choose Run to Install the Software


When the following popup appears choose Run.

Step 5

The file should start to download.

The file should download


Step 6

When the file is downloaded the following window will appear.

Choose run once again


When the following popup appears choose Run.

Step 7

Installer begins the setup.


The installer will begin the setup.

Step 8

Ready to start install


Select Next.

Step 9

The end user agreement will appear.

You must accept the terms of license agreement


You must select I accept the terms in the license agreement in order to continue.

After this you can select Next

Step 10

You can see the complete list of program information.

List of program information


The ProSDK includes the following tools


After reviewing select Next.

Step 11

You can now choose to install the software for all computer users or just for the current profile.

Install software for all computer users or just for the current profile


All Users or Just Me


After making your selection choose Next.

Step 12

The setup is now complete and ready to install the ProSDK.

The program is now ready to install


Select Next.

Step 13

The program will start installing.

Please wait while the installer is working


Step 14

The Program is not insalled click finish


You should now choose to Run ProSDK now to test the install.

Select Finish

Step 15

The TIDE for ProSDK software should now be running.

The TerbiumIDE should now be running


Step 16

The launch icon for TIDE is now located in your windows start menu, along with the TIDE Userís Guide. These are located under the "65xx ProSDK" folder.

The TIDE Software is located in your start menu