TestStand and Windows OS Compatibility


This page shows supported versions of TestStand with Windows operating systems. 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 Microsoft Windows to recognize or detect and then find a driver for your device, or missing devices.

TestStand and Microsoft Windows Compatibility

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Use this table to compare versions of NI TestStand to compatible editions of Windows Desktop operating systems
Windows Version TestStand Version
2019 2017 SP1 2017 2016 SP1 2016 2014 SP1 2014 2013 2012 SP1 2012
Windows 10 (32- and 64-bit)        
Windows 8.1 (32- and 64-bit)      
Windows Server 2012 R2 (64-bit)        
Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)          
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)          
Windows 7 SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)          
Windows Vista (32- and 64-bit)          
Windows XP (32-bit)          

Compatible Version