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When you first create a device object, the associated hardware driver adaptor is automatically registered so that the data acquisition engine can make use of its services.
The hardware driver adaptors included with the toolbox are all located in the daq/private directory. The full name for each adaptor is shown below.
Supported Vendors/Device Types and Full Adaptor Names
Full Adaptor Name
Windows® sound cards
If for some reason a toolbox adaptor is not automatically registered, then you need to register it manually using the daqregister function. For example, to manually register the sound card adaptor:
If you are using a third-party adaptor, then you might need to register it manually. If so, you must supply the full pathname to daqregister. For example, to register the third-party adaptor myadaptor.dll:
If you are using a Windows Vista™ or a Windows 7 system and cannot register device drivers, you could have UAC enabled on the system. Refer to this technical bulletin for more information.