On the existing system (before upgrading or migrating to a new Windows PC):
The most common cause of problems after a Windows OS upgrade or migration to a new PC when using NI-DAQmx is an incompatibility between the Windows OS, LabVIEW, NI-DAQmx, and the hardware devices and modules being used.If you are moving to a new PC with the same version of the Windows OS and the same version of LabVIEW or NI-DAQmx, your existing setup is likely already compatible, and you can skip this section and move on to Steps to Upgrade or Move to a New PC.However, if preparing to upgrade your version of Windows OS or move to a new PC with a different version of Windows, you should carefully consider software, driver, and hardware compatibility prior to making changes to your system. To prepare for these changes, check for compatibility using the following links:
Once you have identified and confirmed the correct versions, and you have backed up any information you would like to transfer to the new system, you can proceed with the upgrade or initial setup of the new Windows PC, and install LabVIEW and NI-DAQmx on the new computer. The most common cause of issues with installation are the install order. NI installers are designed for the Application Development Environments (ADEs), like LabVIEW, to be installed first, followed by the drivers and addons, like NI-DAQmx.
Follow these steps to install NI Software in the correct order on your machine (if they are not already installed):
If you have already upgraded your Windows OS or migrated to a new PC and are experiencing issues, follow these troubleshooting steps.
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