"No Software Will be Installed or Removed" When I Try to Install the TDM Excel Add-in

Updated Mar 27, 2023

Issue Details

When I try to install the TDM Excel Add-in for Microsoft Excel, I see the message No software will be installed or removed. Why is this happening? How can I fix this?


Why is this happening?
How can I fix this for TDM Excel Add-in installations?
  • Follow the installation instructions as specified on the download page .
    • You can find the nitdmexcel_17-0-0.exe file in C:\Users\"username"\Downloads.
  • If you do not see the TDM Importer toolbar in Excel, set the TDM importer to active. 
    • Click File » Options » Add-ins.
    • Next to Manage, select COM add-ins and click GO.
    • In the popup box, put a check mark next to National Instruments TDM Importer for MS Excel and click ok.