FABOOL Software Manual

User Registration and Driver Installation

User Registration and Driver Installation

This section provides instruction on how to register and install driver.


User Registration

Go to http://fabool.smartdiys.com/ on Google Chrome or FireFox.

Click on [Sign Up] at the bottom of the page.

registration main page

Create an account with one of the three you prefer.

signing up with either Facebook, Google, or email address
  1. Signing up with an email address : Enter email address, passwords and other necessary information, and click on [Create Account].
    *An email from smartDIYs (info@smartdiys.com) will be sent for confirmation.
    *If you do not receive it please check spam box as well, as it goes into spam box sometimes.
    *If you do not see an email from us even in the spam box, you might have put a wrong email address, so please repeat the procedure and register again.
  2. Signing up with Facebook: Click on [Sign up with Facebook] -> allow for access by Facebook and create and account.
  3. Signing up with Google+: Click on [Sign up with Google+] -> allow for access by Google and you are registered.

*You cannot register with multiple methods. Please choose one of the above.

Installation of Driver


For Windows

  1. Download installer for Windows at https://www.smartdiys.com/data/v280/FaboolInstallerWin.msi
  2. Open the installer file you downloaded.
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  3. If security notice pops up, click on [allow]/[ok]. 
    *Windows 10 might not show the [Open] button. If it does not appear, click on [Detail] in alert message and click on [Open]

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  4. Click on [Next] on the installation page.
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  5. Click on [Next].
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  6. Click on [Next] on the installation page of the first device driver.
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  7. Click on [Done] on the finish page of the first device driver.
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  8. Click on [Next] on the installation page of the second device driver.
    *There are two device drivers. Please DO NOT cancel after the first device driver installation.

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  9. 9. Click on [Done] on the finish page of the second device driver.
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  10. Click on [Close] on the finish page of the installation. Installation of completed.
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*Processing might stop if the PC goes into sleep mode while processing. Please disable sleep mode with the following instruction.
Disabling sleep mode (Win 10)
Disabling sleep mode (Win 7)


*If it says [No driver] on the status bar on upper right on main page of FABOOL Software after installation is completed, it is possible that “Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 redistribution package (x86)” which is usually pre-installed, is not installed. Please install it from the link below and try again.
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 redistributable package (x86)

*If you are using proxy server on your browser, set “Don’t not use proxy server for local address.” Please see the link below for more details.
How to Configure a Proxy Server on Windows

For Mac

  1. Download installer for Mac OS X here: https://www.smartdiys.com/data/v280/FaboolInstallerMac_v280.pkg .
  2. Open the install file you downloaded.
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  3. If caution message appears, click on [OK]
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  4. Click on the install file while pressing Control key, and select [Open].
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  5. Click on [Open].
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  6. Click on [Continue] on the installation page.
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  7. Click on [Install].
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  8. Enter Username and Password if needed and click on [Install Software].
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  9. Click on [Close] on installation completion page. Install is completed.
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*Process might stop if the PC goes into sleep mode while processing. Please disable sleep mode with the following instruction.
Disabling sleep mode (Mac)


*If you are using proxy server on the browser, set “127.0.0.1” manually. Please see the link below for more details.
Enter Proxy server settings

For Linux and Raspberry Pi

  1. Download software for Linux/Raspberry Pi at
  2. https://www.smartdiys.com/data/v280/FaboolLinux_v280.zip.
  3. Unzip the downloaded file.
  4. Do the “chmod +x run.sh” command and set the execute permission on [run.sh] oh unzipped directory
  5. For Linux and Raspberry Pi, you need to start up the software manually. Open”run.sh” first and go to http://fabool.smartdiys.com/