I don't think the error is due to the termination character. The error message indicates it occurred in VISA Open.
I can't remember the exact circumstances, but there was one time "Refresh" wouldn't list all the resources. I had to use the VISA Find Resource function. Try it and see if your resource shows up. This function is located in "Instrument IO -> VISA -> VISA Advanced"
I agree but from the image I can not be sure.
That is why I was wondering about the drivers being loaded. I can not say if something would work OK in MAX but not in LV so ... I speculate.