TestStand 2017 SP1 Hangs When Communicating with LabVIEW 2016

Updated Jan 7, 2020

Reported In


  • TestStand 2017 SP1
  • LabVIEW 2016

Issue Details

I have created a sequence in TestStand 2017 SP1, which hangs when calling a VI via the LabVIEW 2016 adapter.

The VI that it gets stuck in can be opened in LabVIEW and I can see it, but I cannot abort or debug it.

If run on its own, the VI runs without any issues.


Hangs can occur for a variety of reasons. One troubleshooting step is to update LabVIEW to a newer version or install a LabVIEW 2016 patch.

If you have Standard Service Program (SSP), you can download any of the previous editions of LabVIEW. To do this: