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Installing Software on the Controller

    Last Modified: August 30, 2018

    Complete the following steps to install software on the cRIO-905x.

    1. In MAX, expand your system under Remote Systems.
    2. Right-click Software.
    3. Select Add/Remove Software to launch the LabVIEW Real-Time Software Wizard.

      You must log in to install software on the cRIO-905x. The default username for the cRIO-905x is admin. There is no default password for the cRIO-905x. To set a password for your system, refer to Setting a System Password.

    4. Select the recommended software set for your LabVIEW and NI-RIO Device Drivers versions.
    5. Click Next.
    6. Select any additional software from the list of software add-ons, if needed.

      You can use this wizard at any time to install additional software.


      LabVIEW FPGA Module is required to run your modules in the LabVIEW FPGA programming mode. NI Scan Engine is required to run your modules in the Real-Time Scan (IO Variables) programming mode.

    7. Click Next.
    8. Verify that the summary of software to install is correct.
    9. Click Next to start the installation.
    10. Click Finish when the installation is complete.

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