IVI Driver Section Buttons Grayed Out in NI MAX

Updated Nov 18, 2021

Issue Details

  • The IVI Driver buttons are grayed out as shown in the picture below.
  • I can't create a new IVI Driver Session because the Create New (case - sensitive) button is grayed out.IVIDeviceDrivers.PNG
  • I get the error "The provider was unable instantiate the IVI Configuration Server" in the Information tab of the IVI Drivers section in NI MAX.
IVI NI MAX Info Tab.png


This is an issue related to the corruption of the IVI driver. To solve it browse to the IVI Foundation page and run the Cleanup Utility followed by repair of the IVI Compliance Package or install the IVI Shared Components or repair that can be found on that same IVI Foundation page.