Archived: What is the Name of the Active NI-DAQ Configuration File in Measurement & Automation Explorer?This document has been archived and is no longer updated by National Instruments
Primary Software Version: 4.4
Primary Software Fixed Version: N/A
Secondary Software: Driver Software>>NI-DAQ, Driver Software>>NI-DAQmx
Prior to Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) 2.0, MAX would list the name of the active NI-DAQ configuration. How can I find the name of the active NI-DAQ configuration file for versions of MAX 2.0 and later?
Although MAX 2.0 or later no longer list the active NI-DAQ configuration file, you can still find this information saved in a registry key in Windows operating systems. To find the file name in the registry, do the following:
Caution: Making any changes to the Windows Registry can potentially cause irreparable damage to your system.
LabVIEW 6.0 added VIs that allow you to access your registry (available on the Functions palette under Advanced » Windows Registry Access VIs). The attached VI,
If you have an older version of LabVIEW and would like more information about upgrading to the newest version, please visit the National Instruments Upgrade Advisor.
KnowledgeBase 2GJJ9SY1: Export/Import (Save) the System Configuration in Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)
KnowledgeBase 446HGFD2: Import and Export a MAX Configuration Through LabVIEW
Report Date: 05/01/2002
Last Updated: 06/03/2015
Document ID: 2L0DI7LI