LabVIEW PDA Module 7.0f1 Readme

September 2003

This file contains important information about LabVIEW PDA Module 7.0f1 update, including installation instructions, known issues, and changes from LabVIEW PDA Module 7.0. This patch installation is only an update and will not function correctly unless LabVIEW 7.0 and the PDA Module(s) are currently installed.

Refer to the National Instruments Web site for the latest information about the LabVIEW PDA Module.

Installing the LabVIEW PDA Module 7.0f1 Update

Complete the following steps to install the LabVIEW 7.0f1 PDA Module update.

  1. Make sure that LabVIEW 7.0 and the PDA module(s) are correctly installed on your computer.
  2. Extract the contents of the file to a new directory on your computer.
  3. In the new directory you just created, run LV70f1Update.msi. Follow the instructions that appear. This installation will update LabVIEW 7.0 to correctly function with the LabVIEW PDA patch. Run this installation before running the PDA Module patch installers.
  4. Install the update for the LabVIEW PDA module:
    1. If you use the PDA Module for Palm OS, run LVPDA_PalmOS.msi and follow the instructions that appear.
    2. If you use the PDA Module for Pocket PC, run LVPDA_PocketPC.msi and follow the instructions that appear.
  5. When the installation is complete, restart the computer.
  6. Launch LabVIEW and select Help»About LabVIEW from the menu. The correct version will be 7.0f1. If this listing is incorrect, then follow steps 1 – 6 again. If problems persist, contact National Instruments support at
  7. Pocket PC If you use DAQ for Pocket PC, you must also install the new DAQ driver that is included with this patch.
    1. Remove any PCMCIA hardware that is currently installed in the PDA device.
    2. Run Setup.exe located in LabVIEW 7.0\PDA\Utilities\DAQ-PPC Installer and follow the instructions that appear.

Issues Addressed by this Update

This update corrects the following issues from the 7.0 version of the LabVIEW PDA Module.

Known Issues

Documentation Correction

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