We recently started offering LabVIEW 2015 Student Edition. We have had some customers reporting confusion and issues about the installation and activation process. This post will seek to provide clarity on the installation process for this program.
LabVIEW 2015: Step-by-Step Download, Installation and Activation Instructions
Upon purchasing the software from us, you will be sent a download link for the product. Follow that link and you will wind up on our download page for the program. Be sure to read any of the information that is posted near the top of the page. This information is relevant to the installation and skipping over it may result in some confusion. Upon scrolling down the page, you will see a section like…show more content… Extract to LabVIEW 2015
This will extract all of the data into a folder that resides in the same location as the RAR file. This new folder will contain the installer. Open up the new folder and run Setup.exe.
LabVIEW Setup exe
FOR MAC: The Mac download will come as a zip file. I don’t have a Mac, but from what I have read, all you have to do is double-click on the zip file and it will prompt the extraction wizard. Follow the directions of the wizard and extract the data. Once it’s extracted, there should be a setup.dmg file that you run to start the installer.
Once setup is running, click Next on the first window.
On the Activation window, choose that you have a serial # and wish to activate. Be sure the checkbox beneath the option is checked. That checkbox will automatically activate all products that are associated with your serial #. So, if you have the student grad pack, your serial # will automatically activate all the products you have a right to use:
NI LabVIEW Installation Option
On the next window, you will be asked to put in a serial #. Go ahead and put it into the box at the top and click “Add Serial #”. Your serial # Will be a 9-digit series of letters and numbers. A typical serial number will look something like this M12B34567. Once the serial # is added, click “Next”.
The next window will show you the products that you can install. To make sure a product gets installed, you need to left click on the Hard Drive icon to the left of