NI-488.2 for Windows 15.0.0 Patch 1 Readme

October 2015

The NI-488.2 for Windows 15.0.0 Patch 1 fixes three issues that were discovered following the release of NI-488.2 for Windows version 15.0. This patch is available for customers who have installed NI-488.2 for Windows 15.0.

Issues Fixed

NI Bug ID Description
538997An NI4882 API call in a multithreaded or multiprocess application results in an unexpected error due to unprotected API calls to an open device handle.
542306When an application exits while there is asynchronous IO pending on ENET interfaces, the application crashes.
547340GPIB ports may not be reported in NI MAX, Web Configuration, and System Configuration API with NI-488.2 15.0.0 on LabVIEW Real-Time OS.

For additional information, contact National Instruments support through direct email or phone, and have the NI bug ID available.

Patch Contents

The NI-488.2 for Windows 15.0.0 Patch 1 consists of the following packages (MSIs):

  • NI-488.2 for Windows Runtime
  • NI-488.2 for LabVIEW Real-Time

Installing the Patch

The NI-488.2 for Windows 15.0.0 Patch 1 is available through NI Update Service. You can also install the patch manually by following these steps:

  • Download and run the self-extracting executable NI4882_1500Patch1.exe
  • Follow the on-screen prompts.

After installing the NI-488.2 for Windows 15.0.0 Patch 1, you must also deploy the patch to any Real-Time targets.

Contacting National Instruments

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