Why do I Get Error "lvanlys.dll - Resource Not Found" When I Try to Run my Executable?

Updated Nov 8, 2018

Reported In


  • LabVIEW Professional

Issue Details

I get the following error when starting my stand-alone application: lvanlys.dll: Resource not found


  1. Make sure the you have the correct LabVIEW Run-Time Engine installed. You will need the same bitness and version as your developing system. Details which version is installed can be found in Which Versions of LabVIEW Run-Time Engine Do I Have Installed?.
    1. If you are using an installer, verify the correct Run-Time Engine selected in the Additional Installer section of your Installer Properties. Details can be found in the Related Links
  2. If the correct Run-Time Engine is installed, force reinstall like described in Fix Corrupt or Non-Working NI Software with Force Reinstall.


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