Error 0x80004005 After Modifying My Device's Configuration in NI MAX

Updated Jun 12, 2019

Reported In

Hardware

  • PXI Chassis

Software

  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)

Driver

  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

  • After I reserve triggers within NI MAX (Measurement and Automation Explorer), Windows Error 0X80004005 appears when I try to save the configuration settings.
  • My hardware used to work within NI MAX. After modifying the name of the device, I get error 0x80004005.

Solution

Try the following troubleshooting steps to resolve the Windows error in NI MAX.

  1. Reset the NI MAX Database. Make sure to export the System Configuration settings in NI MAX before resetting the database.
  2. Update NI MAX by installing the latest NI-DAQmx driver.
    1. If the latest version of NI-DAQmx is already installed, force reinstall NI-DAQmx to reinstall the NI MAX software.


 

Additional Information

Error may occur in conjunction with Error -229771. Solution still applies.

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