Installer Fails to Build Due to NI Atomic PXIe Peripheral Module Driver

Updated Oct 31, 2019

Reported In


  • LabVIEW Application Builder Module
  • LabVIEW


  • NI-Serial 17.0

Issue Details

When I try to build an installer from my successfully built executable (EXE) that uses NI-Serial 17.0, I get the following error: >> >> >> >> >> 

The following errors and warnings were recorded during the build: 

An internal tool or library returned an error.
Error Messages


Error: Part at path "c:\programdata\national instruments\mdf\productcache\ni atomic pxie peripheral module driver [17.00.49152]\niapxipmi.msi" was included by 2 products: 'NI Atomic PXIe Peripheral Module Driver' and 'NI Atomic PXIe PeripheralModule Driver' 




Navigate to and delete this file:

C:\Program Files (x86)\National Instruments\Shared\MDF\Manifests\NI Atomic PXIe Peripheral Module Driver {5A5B4FB4-BC1E-44FF-BF12-78463A63C732}.xml  

Once deleted, the installer will build successfully. 

Additional Information

This issue occurs if NI-Serial has been installed through NI Package Manager (NIPM), a deployment created, and then NI-Serial is installed again from the online download page.