Should I Install All Update Patches for LabVIEW?

Updated Nov 20, 2018

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  • LabVIEW

Issue Details

When I start up LabVIEW, I am recommended to download update patches.
Should I download each patch or should I only download the latest version of the patch?


Each LabVIEW patch regroups all previous changes that were made.
You only have to download the latest version you can find corresponding to your LabVIEW version.

Additional Information

LabVIEW patches are referenced with letter f followed by the number of the patch version.
As an exemple, LabVIEW 2017 (32-bits) f2 is the second patch available for LabVIEW 2017 (32-bits).

SP1 versions of LabVIEW are separate software versions of corresponding LabVIEW ones.
Therefore a SP1 version is not a patch but a new LabVIEW version with a separate license.


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