DAQ Assistant Stuck at 'Initializing...' When Placed Onto Block Diagram

Updated Dec 28, 2023

Reported In


  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)
  • LabVIEW


  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

When I place a DAQ Assistant block onto the block diagram it won't initialize, causing LabVIEW to freeze. How do I fix this?


Please try the following following troubleshooting steps: 

Additional Information

Reinstalling NI MAX will prompt you to reinstall any dependent software, such as LabVIEW. 

If the above steps do not work then please contact NI Support for further assistance.