While trying to install the LabView programming environment along with the JKI VI Package Manager, I always receive the following error. I have tried installing LabView without the Package MAnager but get the same results. What should I do?.
LabVIEW is a large, complex piece of software. In previous years (when it was less complex), it was delivered on CDs, DVDs, or USB Keys, and was generally installed by experienced LabVIEW Developers (and even then, there were troubles, cf. LabVIEW 2011).
Now, LabVIEW is larger, more complex, many "versions" (32-bit/64-bit, LabVIEW vs NXG), and is now managed by NI Package Manager (which has its own "growing pains"). The error you are seeing ("Please check your Internet connection") is the classic NIPM "Oops, Unknown Error" message.
My guess is that you attempted to do an "Install everything all at once", which should work, but (in my experience) doesn't always There are numerous replies here on the Forum that discuss suggestions about how to install LabVIEW (and how to uninstall it safely so you can "start over").
Oh no the dreaded ni-vipm Please check your internet connection message.
I've wrestled with a lot of NIPM issues (and done several "repairs" by starting with "Format C:"). I have only installed LabVIEW 2020 once (on a "clean" VM that I wasn't afraid to delete, as it was a clone, already), and have resisted upgrading VIPM from 2019 to 2020. Didn't realize that VIPM was yet another "trap" ...