This file contains installation instructions and compatibility information for NI Virinco DataPlugin for WATS 2021 Q4.
You can find more release information on ni.com.
Virinco DataPlugin for WATS is a DataPlugin that helps you work with WSXF files, which support unit-under-test (UUT) and unit-under-repair (UUR) report types.
This DataPlugin supports reading of WATS Standard XML Format (WSXF) files from Virinco.
WATS Standard XML Format supports two report types:
In the software the DataPlugin name is WATS_WSXF.
Virinco DataPlugin for WATS 2021 Q4 supports the following operating systems:
Note Refer to Unsupported Windows Operating Systems for more information about support for Microsoft Windows OSes.
Note Virinco DataPlugin for WATS no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.x, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. Virinco DataPlugin for WATS 2021 Q4 will not install or run on an unsupported OS. You cannot deploy or distribute applications that use Virinco DataPlugin for WATS 2021 Q4 to an unsupported OS. Additionally, after installing Virinco DataPlugin for WATS 2021 Q4, you cannot use any installers built on this computer with any version of LabVIEW, LabWindows™/CVI™, NI TestStand™, or Measurement Studio on an unsupported OS.
For more information about the changes to our OS support, visit https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
Virinco DataPlugin for WATS 2021 Q4 supports the application software that support DataPlugins, for example DIAdem, SystemLink and LabVIEW.
Download the Virinco DataPlugin for WATS installer from ni.com/dataplugins. In the Windows Explorer, double-click the *.uri file or open it with the "Usi registration tool for DataPlugins and store definitions" (usiReg) to register the DataPlugin on your computer.
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Virinco DataPlugin for WATS no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.x, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. 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 https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
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