This file contains important information about the RFmx Noise Figure, including system requirements and installation instructions.
RFmx Noise Figure installer contains license files only. The RFmx Noise Figure measurement software is included in RFmx SpecAn. Install RFmx SpecAn 19.1 or later before installing the RFmx Noise Figure. Please refer to the RFmx SpecAn documentation for more information.
* Depending on the amount of data acquired and/or processed, a larger amount of memory may be required.
RFmx Noise Figure 19.1 supports the following 64-bit operating systems:
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Note In 2019, RFmx Noise Figure dropped support for all 32-bit Windows operating systems. RFmx Noise Figure will not install or run on an unsupported OS. Refer to RFmx Noise Figure Drops Support for Windows 7 (64-Bit) and Windows Server 2008 R2 in 2021 for information about future OS support.
NI automates RFmx Noise Figure installation using NI Package Manager. Visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code NIPMDownload to download NI Package Manager. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
RFmx Noise Figuree is available for download from NI Software Product Downloads .
The RFmx Noise Figure measurement requires license activation. If you install the RFmx Noise Figure license but do not activate it, you will have 30 days to activate the measurement from the day you use it.
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RFmx Noise Figure will drop support for Windows 7 (64-bit) and Windows Server 2008 R2 starting in 2021. Versions of this product that ship after May 1, 2021, may not install or execute correctly on these operating systems. For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit ni.com/r/win32bitsupport .
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