Error Code -70012 (NIMC_badBoardIDError): Illegal Board ID

Updated Apr 23, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • PXI-7340

Software

  • LabVIEW

Driver

  • NI-Motion

Operating System

  • Windows

Issue Details

I am using a PCI-7340 and out of nowhere I'm getting the following error:
-70012 (NIMC_badBoardIDError): Illegal Board ID

What can I do to fix this?

Solution

Here are a few troubleshooting steps you can try:
  1. Make sure that the Board ID that you are using in your LabVIEW code matches the Board ID that is listed in NI-MAX
  2. Restart the computer you are using
  3. Completely power down and unplug the computer, then plug it in and restart the system
  4. Reseat the card in the computer and restart the computer

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