NI-RIO 3.5.1 - PharLap, VxWorks, Windows 7/Vista/XP 13 Ratings | 3.69 out of 5 |   Print

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Download Language: English; Japanese

Product Line: Reconfigurable I/O

Version: 3.5.1

Release date: 08-04-2010

Software type: Driver

Operating system: PharLap; VxWorks; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows XP


Note: This driver is not the most recent version. Search to find out if a patch or more recent version is available. To verify which versions of the NI-RIO driver are compatible with your version of LabVIEW look at the NI-RIO and LabVIEW Compatibility page or go to and enter RIO-LVVersions.

NI-RIO 3.5.1 installs support for all R Series, FlexRIO, SingleBoard RIO and CompactRIO embedded targets. NI-RIO 3.5.1 supports Windows XP (32 bit), Windows Vista, (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit), Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit), and Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit). NI-RIO 3.5.1 is a highly recommended install. NI-RIO 3.5.1 is a maintenance release for NI-RIO 3.5.0 and installs several high priority bug fixes.

Versions of LabVIEW supported by NI-RIO 3.5.1
LabVIEW 2010
LabVIEW 2009 SP1
LabVIEW 8.6.1
LabVIEW 8.5.1

Updates for NI-RIO 3.5.1
Updated from NI-RIO 3.5.0
Support for LabVIEW 2010
Support for LabVIEW Real-Time 2010
Support for LabVIEW FPGA 2010
Linux Support (separate download)
MXI Express RIO (NI 9168) support
Ethernet RIO (NI 9148) support
Removed support for LabVIEW 8.2.1

Known Issues for NI-RIO 3.5.1
Check the readme.html above for Known Issues
Also check this KnowledgeBase 45IB71LX for a list of known issues based on recent versions of the NI-RIO driver.

Additional Notes
Note: Support for Windows Server 2003 R2 may require disabling physical address extensions (PAE). To learn how this might affect your use of Windows Server 2003 and what actions you might have to take, visit and enter the info code PAESupport

Installation Instructions

Complete the following steps to install the NI-RIO 3.5.1
  1. Install LabVIEW.
  2. Install any LabVIEW Modules (Real-Time/FPGA).
  3. Install NI-RIO 3.5.1.

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