Edit: Since everyone is assuming I'm going to be using this for malicious purposes: I'm not. I was going to upload Rickroll onto the device and use it on my friends at school. Plus, the Digispark is a cheap device, and so I figured it'd be a fun and easy starter project to get to know Arduino.
Hi. I bought a Digispark atTiny85 to try converting it into a USB Rubber Ducky. I installed the drivers from the Github, and added the Digispark board manager URL in Preferences.
When I plug in the Digispark, there's about one second when nothing happens. Then the plugin sound plays, and Windows immediately sends a message that says "USB device not recognized". Device manager says "device descriptor request failed". Attempting to install the drivers manually is no good- Windows says the best drivers are already installed.
If I compile a sketch, and plug in the Digispark when prompted, the IDE doesn't recognize the device. No console output, nothing.
I figured it could be an issue with the bootloader, so I plugged the Digispark into a USB port in front of my PC. The green light is solid, and the red one is blinking. I entered the IDE and clicked "Burn bootloader", only to be met with a "Error while burning bootloader: missing 'bootloader.tool' configuration parameter" error message.
I've spent an hour or so browsing forums on the issue but I can't find any fixes. People seem to be having the same issues, and just aren't getting responded to, and thus the issue gets closed.
Unable to upload to the board at all
I'd really appreciate some help here. I've even scrolled through fifteen pages of a few Russians insulting each other on a Russian Arduino forum post of the issue- to no avail unfortunately.