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Why Am I Receiving the Error Message "Another Instance of Update Service Is Already Running"?



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Problem:
Why do I receive the following error message while attempting to manually launch NI Update Service?




Solution:
Update Service will complete silent periodic software updates in the background in a manner that is not visually apparent while your computer is in use. Additionally, when NI Update Service is closed, it can occasionally take awhile for the processes governing the service's execution to end.  The error pictured above will be generated if you manually launch Update Service before this background process comes to a complete end.

The error message will also appear if you manually launch two consecutive instances of Update Service due to the first instance of the Service you launched currently running.

Related Links:
KnowledgeBase 4KKEK7H0: How Do I Disable NI Update Service
KnowledgeBase 5C3CH9CZ: Why Am I Unable to Update My Version of NI Update Service in Windows Vista or Windows 7?
KnowledgeBase 5C8FQ2CZ: Unable to Update Current Version of NI Update Service

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Report Date: 07/30/2011
Last Updated: 04/07/2014
Document ID: 5NTMFQJZ

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