How Do I Uninstall NI-DAQmx Base from Mac OS X

Updated Oct 16, 2019

Reported In

Driver

  • NI-DAQmx Base

Operating System

  • Mac OS X

Issue Details

  • I don't know how to uninstall NI-DAQmx Base on Mac OS X. 
  • I dragged the application's icon to the Trash and emptied it, but I still have other files scattered around my Mac.

Solution

NI-DAQmx Base for Mac OS X installs a number of files, optional components and two support packages: NI-VISA and LabVIEW 2015/2016/2017 Runtime Engine. In order to uninstall NI-DAQmx Base for Mac OS X, you have to move the following files and folders from your system to the Trash and empty it afterwards:  
 

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NI-DAQmx Base Common

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/Applications/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base

/Library/Frameworks/lib67xx.framework

/Library/Frameworks/libDIO96.framework

/Library/Frameworks/libESeries.framework

/Library/Frameworks/libmiteDma.framework

/Library/Frameworks/libmxBaseSessionTable.framework

/Library/Frameworks/libMSeries.framework

/Library/Frameworks/libSSeries.framework

/Library/Frameworks/libUSB-92xx.framework

/Library/Application Support/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base

/Library/Application Support/National Instruments/nipal/inf/nimxbase.inf
 

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NI-DAQmx Base LabVIEW 2012/2013/2014/2015/2016/2017 VIs

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/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/vi.lib/_DAQmxBase

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/vi.lib/_dmxb

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/examples/daqmxbase

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/project/daqmxbaseconfig.llb

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/project/daqmxbaseconfig.vi

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/help/lvdaqmxbase*

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/help/html/lvdaqmxbase*

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/menus/Categories/Measurement/daqmxbase.mnu

/Applications/National Instruments/LabVIEW <2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2014 64-bit | 2015 | 2015 64-bit | 2016 | 2016 64-bit | 2017 | 2017 64-bit>/menus/Categories/Measurement/_daqmxbase

 

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NI-DAQmx Base C Interface

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/Library/Frameworks/nidaqmxbase.framework

/Library/Frameworks/nidaqmxbaselv.framework

/Applications/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base/examples

/Applications/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base/includes

/Applications/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base/documentation/docsource/daqmxbasecfunc*

/Applications/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base/documentation/DAQmxBase C Function Ref Help.html

 

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NI-DAQmx Base USB Support

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/Applications/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base/bin

/System/Library/Extensions/niusb9162k.kext

/Library/Extensions/niusb9162k.kext

 

Support Packages

Additional Information

Please refer to /Applications/National Instruments/NI-DAQmx Base/Uninstall.txt  on your Mac OS X computer to have visibility of the files mentioned above.  

Note: NI-DAQmx Base is compatible with macOS 10.14 and earlier versions – check macOS compatibility for all supported versions for this driver. For more information, please read the End-of-Life Announcement for DAQmx Base Driver .