LabVIEW NXG 5.1 Real-Time Module Bug Fixes


The following items are notable issues fixed between the release of LabVIEW NXG 5.0 Real-Time Module and LabVIEW NXG 5.1 Real-Time Module, including additional patches and service packs. If you have an issue ID, you can search this list to validate that the issue has been fixed. This is not an exhaustive list of issues fixed in the current version of LabVIEW NXG Real-Time Module.

Bug Number

Legacy ID




Changing programming environment fails to format with generic error

When selecting the "Change Programming Environment" gear in the software wizard, choosing "Other", and then proceeding to Format, the format will fail with a generic error: "The specified software set is invalid and cannot be installed to the target". This situation applies if the currently installed system image does not exist on the host machine when the user attempts to change the programming environment.


Select to install the new base image that exists on the host target, format, and then install software.

Reported Version:

LabVIEW NXG Real-Time Module 5.0

Resolved Version:

LabVIEW NXG Real-Time Module 5.1


Apr 8, 2020

Additional Patch Information

Installing some patches may require certain additional steps or considerations. Please refer to the following table for more information about patches for this release.

These patches currently do not have any special instructions.

Glossary of Terms


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