Error -225202 Occured At Daqmxcfg_DAQmx Start Task. vi:4410001

Updated Dec 28, 2023

Reported In


  • CompactDAQ Chassis
  • NI-9231
  • cDAQ-9189
  • C Series Sound and Vibration Input Module


  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)


  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

I have a NI-9231 module in a cDAQ-9189 chassis. When I try to open NI MAX Test Panel for the NI-9231 module, I get the following error:

Error -225202 occured at daqmxcfg_DAQmx Start Task .vi:4410001

Possible Reason(s):

Internal Software Error occurred in MIO software. Please contact National Instruments Support.



Error -225202 indicates that NI MAX was unable to successfully communicate with the module. The problem could be related to a Software Corruption, a problem with the NI MAX Technical Database or a Hardware Failure. You can perform the below Troubleshooting Steps:

  • Perform a Self-Test and Reset on the module & observe whether the same error is reported.
  • Try Inserting the module in another slot in the CDAQ chassis & opening NI MAX Test Panel.
  • Check whether other CDAQ modules work properly in the CDAQ chassis & whether you are able to open NI MAX Test Panel for them.
  • Try inserting your module in another CDAQ chassis & opening NI MAX Test Panel.
  • Observe the ports in the cDAQ chassis that the module plugs into & check for any bent pins.

If the error still persists after following the above steps, you can try the below additional steps:

If you are seeing this error even after following the above steps, the device could be Hardware Faulty. Kindly reach out to your local NI Support.