Category Archives: LabVIEW

How to install .net 3.5 Framework to Windows Server 2012 R2

If your application requires .Net 3.5 to run on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, you are more than likely to have a problem installing or if it does install not work.

How to install .Net Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2.

  1. Insert server operating Disc or mount the ISO.
  2. Open command as Administrator
  3. Take not of the drive letter the O/S disc is mounted and if it isn’t d: then you will need to change this part “/Source:d:\sources\sxs” in the line below to the driver letter
  4. Type : dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /all /Source:d:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess 
  5. The .Net framework 3.5 feature will install see fig 1
  6. Under Roles and feature in the server manager you will now see dot net 3.5 installed see fig 2

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How to update National Instruments myRIO firmware and Real-Time

myRIOThe National Instruments myRIO requires to have the same Real-Time module  installed on as the one that is installed  with LabVIEW to be able to use, if an old version is installed on the myRIO then when you plug the myRIO in the “NI myRIO USB monitor” will disable LabVIEW from the menu (see fig 1), if you are using the latest version of LabVIEW then you will need to update the firmware* or use an older version of LabVIEW.

* Updating the firmware will delete all code installed on the myRIO.

 Instructions on how to update the BIOS and firmware on the myRIO:

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LabVIEW 2014 myRIO not working

When installing LabVIEW 2014 and selecting the myRIO toolkit it doesn’t automatically select a required module, you will need to select the LabVIEW 2014 Real-Time Module. This will install the myRIO examples and the Vi’s required also it then adds the myRIO environment this changes the splash screen to display “LabVIEW myRIO 2014”