NI-VXI and Microsoft Windows Compatibility


This page shows supported versions of the NI-VXI hardware driver with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Reference this information to ensure you install the correct version when upgrading or updating your operating system, or when migrating or porting code to a new system. Using incompatible versions may result in errors, the inability for Windows to recognize or detect and then find a driver for your device, or missing devices in Windows Device Manager or NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX).

NI-VXI and Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating System Compatibility Table

You should consider the compatibility of the application with which you intend to utilize the VXI drivers, not just the operating system. See the Related Links section for more information, and the NI-VXI readme for compatibility information related to specific devices.

Use this table to compare versions of NI-VXI to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
NI‑VXI Microsoft Windows - Desktop Versions
3.1 95 NT 98 2000 ME XP1 Vista1 7 8.1 10
3     2                
3.1     2                
3.2     2     3          
3.2.1     2     3          
3.3     2     3          
3.3.1     2     3          
3.7                 4    
3.9             5        

1 32-bit only
2 Not supported on VXI-1394
3 Not supported on VXIpc Controllers
4 32-bit Support Only
5 SP3 or Higher Required

  Compatible Version