NI System Configuration .NET Examples

Updated Oct 28, 2020

Reported In


  • System Configuration

Programming Language

  • C# .NET
  • Visual Basic .NET

Issue Details

Can I use NI System Configuration with .NET? Where do I find the examples for .NET?


To install the support for .NET, choose to install .NET Support under “Application Development Support” as shown below:

NI removes .NET support for NI System Configuration 19.0 and later. The workaround is to install the support from NI System Configuration 18.5 .

Additional Information

The .NET System Configuration API Help files are located at the two following locations:

  • C:\Program Files (x86)\National Instruments\MeasurementStudioVS2010\Help\NINETSysCfg_helpcontentsetup.msha
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\National Instruments\MeasurementStudioVS2012\Help\NINETSysCfg_helpcontentsetup.msha

To install the help in Visual Studio:

  1. Open Visual Studio.
  2. Select Help >> View Help
  3. Follow the instructions in Install and Manage Local Content using Help Viewer and point to the appropriate NINETSysCfg_helpcontentsetup.msha listed in the section above.