Uninstall NI-DAQmx or Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy)

Updated May 3, 2018

Reported In

Driver

  • NI-DAQmx
  • Traditional NI-DAQ

Operating System

  • Windows

Issue Details

How do I uninstall NI-DAQmx or Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy)?

Solution

To remove NI-DAQmx or NI-DAQ 7.0 or later, complete the following steps:
  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Select Add/Remove Programs or Programs and Features (depending on the Windows OS version).
  3. Select National Instruments Software.

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  1. Click Uninstall/Change.
  2. Select the version of NI-DAQmx or Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy) to remove, and click Remove or Uninstall (depending on the Windows OS version)
To remove NI-DAQ 6.9.3 or earlier, complete the following steps:
  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Select Add/Remove Programs.
  3. Select the version of Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy) to remove, and click Uninstall
Special Considerations:
  • With NI-DAQ 6.5 and later, installing a new version of Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy) automatically overwrites the existing version. With versions earlier than NI-DAQ 6.5, remove the version currently on your computer before installing a newer version.
  • If NI-DAQ 6.8 is installed with LabVIEW 6.0, Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy) does not appear in the Add/Remove Programs view in Control Panel. In this case, you must run the LabVIEW installer to modify/remove Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy). Refer to this article for more information.

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