What are "Boot Volume" and "System" Folders in Destination tab of Package Build Specification Properties?

Updated Aug 6, 2018

Reported In


  • LabVIEW 2018

Operating System

  • Windows

Issue Details

I am unable to understand what are "Boot Volume" and "System" folders in destination tab of package build specification properties? what is the path being referred by these folders?


The "Boot Volume" is C Drive location (C:\), while "System" refers to the windows installation folder System32 in 64-bit Operating system, in case distribution files are for 64 bit (C:\Windows\System32) OR folder SysWOW64, in case distribution files is for 32 bit (C:\Windows\SysWOW64).

Additional Information

The created package will put the installation files in client PC, inside the folder mentioned in Destination tab, while installing the Package via NI Package manager.


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