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Installing, Removing, and Upgrading NI Software

Last Modified: November 30, 2017

Use Package Manager to install, remove, and upgrade NI software.

Installing NI Software

Use Package Manager to browse for and install available NI software.

On the Available tab, click the product you want to install and then click Install.

Package Manager may recommend installation of additional software that enhances or adds functionality to the product you are installing. Items that are checked by default are most strongly recommended. You may be missing support or functionality if you decline to install these additional items.

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To download instrument drivers, launch your application, plug in your hardware, and follow the instructions provided by your application.

Removing NI Software

You must use Package Manager to remove any NI software installed on your system.

On the Installed tab, find the software you want to remove and click Remove, or click Remove All to remove all NI software currently installed on your system.

Upgrading NI Software

Use Package Manager to upgrade NI software currently installed on your system, including Package Manager itself.

On the Upgrades tab, find the software you want to upgrade and click Upgrade.
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If the software you want to upgrade is not displayed on the Upgrades tab, you must upgrade it using NI Update Service or check the Available tab for a newer version of the product.


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