Error with Package ni-mssqlserver2008r2expr During LabVIEW 2019 Installation

Updated Aug 30, 2019

Reported In


  • Package Manager
  • LabVIEW 2019
  • LabVIEW Database Connectivity Toolkit

Issue Details

  • When installing LabVIEW 2019 using NI Package Manager I get the following error:
  • When I try to install LabVIEW 2019 with the Database Connectivity Toolkit, I get this error:
There was a problem executing your request.
An error occurred while installing a package: ni-mssqlserver2008r2expr (
Please check your Internet connection and try again.

Why do I get this error?


This error can be fixed by first installing LabVIEW 2019. After restarting the computer, install the LabVIEW toolkit that you need.