NI LabVIEW 32-bit Must Be Installed Before You Can Install LabVIEW Module

Updated Sep 15, 2023

Reported In


  • LabVIEW 2017 Robotics Module
  • LabVIEW 2017 Professional


Windows 7 64-bit

Issue Details

I can not install an NI Module, because of the following error:
NI LabVIEW (32-bit) must be installed before you can install NI LabVIEW Module

I have got LabVIEW installed on my PC, however I can not install the NI Module.


This error occurs because you don't have LabVIEW 32-bit installed on your system. That is why you can't install the LabVIEW Module of 32-bit. It might be that you have LabVIEW 64-bit installed on your system.
Installing LabVIEW 32-bit on your system will let you install the NI LabVIEW Module.

Additional Information

NI does not release all software in 32-bit and 64-bit implementation. You can refer to NI Product Compatibility for Microsoft Windows 10 to check corresponding software existence.