LabVIEW Error 2564 When Working with MDF Files

Updated Aug 8, 2018

Reported In

Software

  • LabVIEW 2017 Full
  • DIAdem 2017 Base

Issue Details

I am using LabVIEW to open and read a .mdf file. Upon attempting a read operation on the file using data storage functions, I get the following error dialog box:
Why is this error occurring ? How can I read a .mdf file in LabVIEW ?

Solution

This error comes up when the requisite software packages (plug ins) to support the format of the file you are trying to open are not installed through LabVIEW or DIAdem.
In case of .mdf files, the following plug ins need to be installed on a machine : The two different plugins refer to the different formats of MDF files. The one matching the format of the MDF file under question can be installed.

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