This guide contains steps to manually install drivers for your Intel® Edison board on a system with Windows*.
You can check the version of the MRAA and UPM libraries installed on your board and update them to the latest versions available:
The OPKG utility is a lightweight package manager used to download and install OpenWrt packages from local package repositories or ones located on the Internet. It is possible to use OPKG to update your board packages as will be discussed later.
This section contains common Intel® IoT Developer Kit-specific commands you can enter to communicate with your board in a serial communication session.
Check the firmware version on your board
This section contains steps to update (flash) the firmware on your Intel® Edison board. The firmware is your board's operating system, and also allows for use of Wi-Fi*, Bluetooth*, analog and digital controls, and other functions. It's important to keep your firmware up-to-date to ensure the best stability and performance for your board. While flashing your firmware is not required to being programming your board, firmware updates contain vital features, such as the commands required to connect your board to a wireless network.