I Get "Exception Access Violation" Error When Selecting Device's Channels Using DAQ Assistant.

Updated May 3, 2018

Reported In


  • LabVIEW


  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

I received an error window with the next message Assistant 17.0 encountered a problem  -

Exception access violation when trying to select device's channels using DAQ Assistant.


    Follow the next steps to solve this error:

    1- Check which version of the NI-DAQmx driver you have installed. This article guides you through this.
    2- Check if the NI-DAQmx driver is compatible with:

    • Your operative system. 
    • The version of LabVIEW you are using. 
    • The devices you want to use using your application.

    The information required on step number 2 can be found in the corresponding readme of each NI-DAQmx version.

    Once you checked this, there are two recommended options you can do to fix the error:


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