Why Am I Getting Error -2147220721?

Updated Sep 20, 2018

Reported In

Software

  • LabVIEW
  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)

Issue Details

This error can occur for different reasons and can provide different context such as below:

I have a LabVIEW executable that uses shared variables. When I try to deploy the executable, I receive the following error: 

Variables deployment failed (error: -2147220721, MAX: (Hex 0x8004030F) The configuration database cannot be opened, possibly due to corruption. Please note the steps you performed that led to this error and contact technical support at http://ni.com/support). 

I have a DAQmx program that I am trying to use and receive the following error:

MAX: (Hex 0x8004030F) The configuration database cannot be opened, possibly due to corruption. Please note the steps you performed that led to this error and contact technical support at http://ni.com/support

Solution

This error usually occurs because of an issue with the MAX configuration Database. Try the following steps to resolve this error. 

Additional Information

If you are unable to open NI MAX to reset the database, you can try the following: 

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