Archived:What Driver Is Required for Windows XP When Using A NI GPIB PCI Card

Updated Apr 9, 2019

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Reported In


  • NI-488.2
  • NI-488.2 1.2

Operating System

  • Windows

Issue Details

I am using the GPIB PCI Card and I require the NI Driver for a Windows XP SP3.

However, I cannot find the appropriate download link. 


The GPIB PCI Card requires the NI - 488.2 Driver.

The driver can be downloaded from this link: NI-488.2 1.2 - Windows XP/2000/NT

Additional Information

All instruments that are compatible with National Instruments software can be found here: Instrument Driver Network (IDNet)


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