System Configuration

System Configuration includes utilities that enable you to monitor and control various NI devices in a system.
System Configuration includes Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX), I/O Trace and Device Monitor. MAX is a configuration utility that provides you access to NI devices. I/O Trace monitors, records and displays NI API calls made by applications. Device Monitor enables launching of applications when your system detects an NI device. System Configuration supports application software such as LabVIEW and LabWindows™/CVI, as well as Microsoft Visual Studio and associated programming languages. The mark LabWindows is used under a license from Microsoft Corporation. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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Note: Install programming environments such as NI LabVIEW or Microsoft Visual Studio® before installing this product.


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