What are IVI Shared Components and How Do I Uninstall Them?

Updated Dec 11, 2017

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Driver

  • IVI Compliance Package

Issue Details

The IVI Shared Components are installed as part of IVI Compliance Package. What are they, why do I need them, and how do I uninstall them?

Solution

The IVI Shared Components are owned and distributed by the IVI Foundation.  These components form the underlying structure of an IVI-compliant system.  An IVI-compliant piece of software follows the specifications set by the IVI Foundation, allowing it to be easily used with other IVI-compliant drivers and software.  

Because the IVI Compliance Package components are designed to work with the IVI Shared Components, the IVI Shared Components are installed as part of the IVI Compliance Package.

To uninstall the IVI Shared Components follow the steps below:
  1. Select Start»Settings»Control Panel»Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Select National Instruments Software and click Change/Remove.
  3. Select NI IVI Compliance Package X.X and click Remove.
  4. Select Start»Settings»Control Panel»Add or Remove Programs.
  5. Select IVI Shared Components and click Change/Remove.

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