Question Mark Within a Blue Background Next to Build Specification

Updated Aug 21, 2023

Reported In


  • LabVIEW

Issue Details

A question mark within a blue circle appeared next to build specification in the LabVIEW project window. It looks something like this:

Why is this appearing and how can I fix it?


This icon is appearing due to a corruption in the LabVIEW Application Builder.

To fix this, you will need to force reinstall LabVIEW by following the steps in Force Reinstall Non-Working or Corrupt NI Software.

Additional Information

Note: It is not possible to force reinstall only the Application Builder as it is installed with every version of LabVIEW. You need to force reinstall the full of LabVIEW.

If the steps in this article do not work, please contact NI Support.