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NI LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 Upgrade for SSP Customers – Compatibility, Bug Fix, and Upgrade Information

An Exclusive Release for SSP Customers

LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 software represents more than 3,000 hours of engineering time and addresses nearly 100 bugs in LabVIEW 2009. The LabVIEW community reported many issues, which helped NI prioritize efforts. As a release available only to Standard Service Program (SSP) members, LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 requires activation. This document contains information on the following:

This scheduled maintenance upgrade is available only to members of the NI Standard Service and Volume License programs. With an SSP membership, you can capitalize on the latest technology improvements through automatic software updates and maintenance releases and reduce your application development time with direct access to technical support from NI applications engineers via phone and e-mail. You also have access to special online, on-demand software training modules to learn more about features, application uses, and development best practices. Learn more about the benefits of membership.

Compatible LabVIEW Software Versions

NI SoftwareUpdates or Changes?
LabVIEW Modules
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Real-Time Module Yes
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 FPGA Module Yes
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Datalogging and Supervisory Control ModuleYes
LabVIEW  2009 SP1 Mobile ModuleNo
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 MathScript RT Module Yes
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Touch Panel Module No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Control Design and Simulation Module Yes
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Microprocessor SDK No
NI LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Embedded Module for ADI Blackfin Processors No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Embedded Module for ARM Microcontrollers No
NI Vision Development Module 2009 SP1No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Statechart ModuleYes
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 NI SoftMotion ModuleNo
LabVIEW Toolkits
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Adaptive Filter Toolkit No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Advanced Signal Processing ToolkitNo
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Database Connectivity ToolkitNo
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Digital Filter Design ToolkitNo
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Internet ToolkitNo
LabVIEW Modulation Toolkit Version 4.1No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 PID and Fuzzy Logic ToolkitNo
NI Real-Time Execution Trace ToolkitNo
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Report Generation Toolkit for Microsoft OfficeNo
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Simulation Interface ToolkitNo
NI Sound and Vibration Measurement Suite 2009No
NI Sound and Vibration Toolkit 2009No
NI Spectral Measurements Toolkit 2009No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 System Identification Toolkit No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 VI Analyzer Toolkit No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Desktop Execution Trace Toolkit for Windows No
LabVIEW 2009 SP1 Unit Test Framework ToolkitYes

Note: LabVIEW add-ons not updated for LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 may require a mass compile of their directories to update VIs to the newest version of LabVIEW.


Compatible Driver Versions

  • NI-488. 2.7.1
  • NI-845x 1.1.3
  • NI-CAN 2.6.3
  • NI-DAQmx 9.0
  • NI-DAQ (Traditional) 7.4.4
  • NI-DCPower 1.3.1
  • NI-DMM 3.0
  • NI-DNET 1.6.4
  • NI-FGEN 2.6.3
  • NI-FieldPoint 6.0.5
  • NI-HSDIO 1.6.1
  • NI-IMAQ 4.2.5
  • NI-Motion 8.0
  • NI-RIO 3.2
  • NI-RFSA 2.1.1
  • NI-RFSG 1..5.1
  • NI-SCOPE 3.5.2
  • NI-Serial 3.4
  • NI-SWITCH 3.8.5
  • NI-VISA 4.5

Visit the download page for the latest versions of all NI hardware drivers.


LabVIEW Operating System Support Roadmap

For information on advance notice of upcoming changes to the list of desktop operating systems supported by the LabVIEW development system, visit the LabVIEW Operating System Support Roadmap page. Please note that this page does not include operating system support information for LabVIEW modules and toolkit software. All plans are subject to change without notice.


LabVIEW Life Cycle Policy

Through the LabVIEW Life Cycle Policy, you can access guidelines for better understanding and use of your NI product investment. In addition, the LabVIEW Life Cycle Policy helps you plan migrations and maximize your resources.


LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 Activation

As an exclusive update for NI SSP customers, LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 requires activation (Windows only). Only customers with active SSP membership at the time of release (February 15, 2010) will be able to activate LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 and the latest versions of the modules.

WARNING: If you do install LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 without an SSP membership, the new version will not work and you will need to reinstall LabVIEW 2009.

Activation FAQs

Q: Where Do I Find My Serial Number for Activation?

A: You can find your serial number on the Certificate of Ownership included in your software kit. If your software kit does not include a Certificate of Ownership, you can find your serial number on the product packing slip or on the shipping label.

If you have installed a previous version using your serial number, you can find the serial number by selecting the Help>>About menu item within the application or by selecting your product within NI License Manager (Start>>All Programs>>National Instruments>>NI License Manager). You can also contact National Instruments. Refer to for branch office contact information.

Q: How Can I Find Out If I Have an SSP Membership?

A: Contact National Instruments if you have any questions involving your SSP membership. Refer to for branch office contact information.

Q: Why Has National Instruments Implemented Licensing and Activation?

A: NI has added product activation to some of its software products to improve software delivery and efficiency. It is now easier to deliver evaluation software, add-on features, online software downloads, and license management for large organizations.

Activation Resources


List of Bug Fixes

Refer to the LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 Bug Fixes page for a list of issues addressed in this version.


Download LabVIEW 2009 SP1

LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 is available for download to NI SSP customers. Please select one of the following links based on your location.

If you are a customer in United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Western Europe, and Japan:

Click here to download.

If you are a customer in any other country:

Click here to download.


SSP Shipment Questions

Please contact National Instruments with any questions concerning your LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 shipment. Refer to for branch office contact information.