Status Code -209852 Devices No Longer Supported Within the NI-DAQmx API

Updated Aug 6, 2019

Reported In


  • cDAQ-9172
  • ENET-9163
  • WLS-9163
  • NI-9233


  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)


  • NI-DAQmx
  • NI-DAQmx 17.6

Issue Details

I have a cDAQ-9172, NI ENET-9163, NI WLS-9163, or NI 9233 plugged into my computer, and NI Measurement and Automation Explorer (MAX) shows the device is not supported anymore.


Status Code: -209852

The specified device is no longer supported within the NI DAQmx API.

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  1. Uninstall the latest NI-DAQmx driver.
  2. Install the NI-DAQmx 17.5 driver.

Additional Information

If you are not sure what version of the DAQmx driver you have installed, you can check by following these steps.

NI-DAQmx readme's contain the most up to date information for device and module compatibility with each version.  You can find some NI-DAQmx readme’s in NI Manuals, and the rest can be accessed through NI Downloads for NI-DAQmx.  Use Finding NI Readmes to help find your readme as well as information on Operating System (OS) support, Application Development Environment (ADE) support, known issues and bug fixes.


Review the document Devices and Modules No Longer Supported in NI-DAQmx 17.6 and Later for the details about the products that are no longer supported by the 17.6 version of the NI-DAQmx driver.

If you are getting this message, and your product is not part of this list, please review the following document: cDAQ Module Shows as Unsupported Module in MAX with NI-DAQmx.