LabVIEW Simulation Module 8.2.1 - Windows/Vista/Vista 64-bit/XP/2000 4 Ratings | 4.75 out of 5 |   Print

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Product Line: LabVIEW

Version: 8.2.1

Release date: 01-01-2007

Software type: Addons

Operating system: Windows; Windows Vista; Windows Vista 64-bit; Windows XP; Windows 2000


The LabVIEW Simulation Module 8.2.1 is an update to the LabVIEW Simulation Module 8.2. This is not the current release of this product. The release contains several fixes for issues discovered in the Simulation Module 8.2, as well as updates to the Simulation Module installer to be compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista. Refer to the readme file for information about changes made.

The download on this page is an update to an existing installation of Simulation Module 8.2; you must have the LabVIEW Simulation 8.2 Module installed to run the installer on this page.  The Simulation Module 8.2 is not supported on Microsoft Vista operating systems, if you plan to use Windows Vista please see the special installation instructions below. The LabVIEW Simulation Module is now part of the LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module.

Installation Instructions

There is a known issue that will cause some functions in LabVIEW and the LabVIEW Simulation Module to be broken. Please see KnowledgeBase 47CDMI00 for information on the problem and instructions on how to easily repair this issue.

Users who do not have Simulation Module 8.2 installed

  • The installer from this page requires 8.2 to be installed.
  • If you own Simulation Module 8.2, first install Simulation Module 8.2 then follow the instructions below in the "Users on Windows 2000/XP systems with Simulation Module 8.2 installed" section.
  • If you do not yet own Simulation Module 8.2, please contact your local NI representative for information on obtaining the full installer for the LabVIEW Simulation Module 8.2.1.

Users planning to use Microsoft Vista operating systems
  • National Instruments recommends uninstalling all NI software from your system before upgrading to Windows Vista.
  • Since Vista does not support the LabVIEW Simulation Module 8.2 release, you must contact your local NI representative to obtain the full Simulation Module 8.2.1 installation CD. Please see the the readme for installation instructions of the full 8.2.1 release.

Users on Windows 2000/XP systems with Simulation Module 8.2 installed
  • Download the lv_sim_821_update.exe file, and double-click the file to launch it.
  • Click the Unzip button. Once files are extracted successfully, press the OK button to launch the installer
  • Follow the installer's prompts until installation is complete. Reboot if prompted to do so.

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