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How to activate LabVIEW for Windows

This guide explains how to activate LabVIEW for Windows.

This guide explains how to activate LabVIEW for Windows downloaded from UCL Software Database.

This guide is aimed at...

  • IT Administrators
  • Staff
  • SLMS staff
  • Students

Before you start...

Make sure you have correctly installed LabVIEW for Windows.


1. Once LabVIEW is installed successfully, open LabVIEW to start the activation process

Fig 1. LabVIEW icon

2. On the license status page, click Activate Products

LabVIEW license status…

Fig 2. LabVIEW license status

3. Select Automatically activate through a secure Internet connection, Next

NI Activation wizard…

Fig 3. NI Activation wizard

4. Enter the Labview serial key if not inputted during installation

Confirm/Enter LabVIEW serial…

Fig 4. Confirm/Enter LabVIEW serial

5. You will need a NI user account, either log in to your account or create one using your ucl email address

Log in to NI user account…

Fig 5. Log in to NI user account

6. Click Next to associate products to your NI User account

Associate products to NI user account…

Fig 6. Associate products to NI user account

7. Next

Products successfully activated…

Fig 7. Activating LabVIEW

7. Finish

Products successfully activated…

Fig 8. Products successfully activated

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