This installation requires one of the following Microsoft operating systems:
This installation requires that version 3.1 of the MSI (Windows Installer) Engine is installed on your computer. If you do not have MSI 3.1 or later, the installer updates the engine automatically and might require you to restart your computer.
Certain features in this installation have additional requirements.
|Feature||Additional System Requirements||NI Software Requirements|
|Visual C++ 2008 support for Visual Studio 2008 (Legacy):||None||Measurement Studio Visual C++ support for Visual Studio 2008|
|.NET Framework 4.5.1 support for:||Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1|
|.NET Framework 4.5 support for:||Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5|
|.NET Framework 4.0 support for:||Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 or .NET Framework 4.5|
|.NET Framework 3.5 support for:||Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5|
|LabWindows™/CVI™ Support for:||None||LabWindows/CVI 8.5 or later|
|LabWindows™/CVI™ Support for:||None||LabWindows/CVI 7.0 or later|
Measurement Studio 2009 is the last version of Measurement Studio to provide support for Visual C++ MFC. If you want to continue building or developing applications using Visual C++ MFC, order the Measurement Studio 2009 product. For additional information, refer to ni.com/mstudio/legacysupport.
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You can automate the installation of most NI products using command-line arguments to suppress some or all of the installer user interface and dialog boxes. However, starting with the August 2012 releases (products using NI Installers version 3.1 or later), you may need to perform additional steps before or during a silent installation of NI software.
If the NI product you are installing uses Microsoft .NET 4.0, the .NET installer may run before any NI software installs and may require a reboot before the installation of NI software begins. To avoid a .NET reboot, install .NET 4.0 separately before you install NI software.
For more information about automating the installation of NI products, refer to the following KnowledgeBase articles:
Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, visit ni.com/windows10.
When you install NI software on Microsoft Windows 8.1, you will notice a few additional tiles in the Apps view, including shortcuts to NI application software products such as NI LabVIEW, Measurement & Automation Explorer (NI MAX), and NI Launcher. For more information about NI support for Windows 8.1, visit ni.com/windows8.
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