Installation of NI Vision OpenCV Utilities Prompts Error Code 8

Updated Jan 7, 2023

Issue Details

Installing NIVision OpenCV Utilties but I receive a message saying that OpenCV Utilties (System) was not installed and the following error message appears:
Error Message: VIPM could not install the package
Error Code : 8
Error Source: Open/Create/Replace File


  • To avoid this error, you need to launch VIPM with "Run As Administrator" privileges:
  1. Right click on the VIPM shortcut and select  "Run As Administrator"
  2.  If this option isn't available then try Shift >> Right click 
  • Update VI Package Manager to the latest version.