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The LEGO® Company has made NXT-G v2.0 available for FREE Download. If you’ve lost your original CD of NXT-G v2.0 you received with your LEGO® Mindstorms NXT v2.0 set, or you want to upgrade from NXT-G v1.0. You can now download a ‘LEGAL’ copy of NXT-G 2.0 retail from the LEGO® website.

The link below will allow you to download a copy of the software for your set.  You can either use your computer’s burning software to make a copy of the .ISO – the software should automatically recognise and prompt to burn it to a CD – or follow the steps below this link to proceed.

Before you install LEGO® MINDSTORMS NXT Software, please uninstall any previous version installed.

Administrator Privileges are required when installing the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Software.


Download: LEGO Mindstorms NXT-G v2.0 CD-Rom Image

If you are using a Windows based Computer:

  1. Download MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM FREEWARE Software.
  2. Run the setup_magicdisc.exe program.
  3. Select the downloaded MINDSTORMS NXT 2_.0.ISO CD Image that you want to mount, and then click Open.
  4. In Select Mount Options, click Ok.
  5. The Autorun window should pop up and you can install normally by following the on screen instructions.

If the Autorun does not appear, open the virtual CD drive in My Computer and double click the “setup.exe

If you are using an Apple Macintosh based Computer:

  1. Double click the downloaded file.
  2. You will see the image mounted on your desktop
  3. The Autorun should launch, if not manually open and run the install file.

Installing the LEGO® Mindstorms NXT-G v2.0 Software

Microsoft Windows:

  • To install the Software run “Autorun.exe” on the CD-ROM and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • When installed you may need to restart your system. When the system has been restarted, double click the MINDSTORMS NXT Software icon on your desktop. This will start the LEGO® MINDSTORMS NXT Software.

Apple Macintosh:

  • To install the Software double-click “Install” on the CD-ROM and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • When installed select Applications->LEGO® Mindstorms NXT and click Mindstorms NXT. This will start the LEGO® MINDSTORMS NXT Software.



NOTE: The first time you start the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Software may take a couple of minutes. The start-up time will decrease the next time you launch the application.

Visit the LEGO® Knowledge Base to download a copy of the LEGO® Mindstorms NXT-G v2.0 CD-Rom image from LEGO’s own website.

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