The NI error code is a code that is displayed when an error occurs while trying to access a file or program on a computer. This code is usually caused by a corrupt file or program, or by a user not having the proper permissions to access the file or program.
1. Turn off the computer and restart it
- Shut down the computer by pressing the power button.
- Remove the battery if it is installed.
- Remove the power cord from the back of the computer.
- Reconnect the power cord to the back of the computer and plug it in.
- Turn on the computer by pressing the power button.
- When the computer starts up, press F8 to open the boot menu.
- Select the option to start the computer in safe mode.
- If the error code still occurs, restart the computer by pressing F8 again and selecting the option to start the computer in normal mode.
2. Check if the computer is connected to the internet
- Open the Control Panel and go to Network and Internet.
- Click on the Status button to see the current connection status.
- If the connection is not good, then the computer will display an error code, such as Ni.
- In order to fix the error code, you will need to try to re-establish the connection.
- If the connection still does not work, then the computer may need to be restarted in order to fix the problem.
3. Update the operating system
- If the issue is with the operating system, first make sure you have the latest updates. Windows Update will automatically install the latest updates, but you can also check for updates using the Windows Update Control Panel.
- If the issue is with an application, first make sure you have the latest updates for that application.
- If the issue is with a device, first make sure the device is connected to the internet and that the device is properly configured to receive updates.
- If the issue is with a user account, first make sure the user account is properly configured to receive updates.
4. Install the latest drivers for the computer
- Go to the website of the software that the computer is using to connect to the internet.
- Find the download for the latest drivers for the software.
- Go to the folder where the download is saved and double-click the file to install it.
- Restart the computer if it is required.
5. Run a Registry cleaner
- Open the Start Menu and click Run.
- Type regedit and press Enter.
- If Windows asks you to confirm that you want to open the Registry, click Yes.
- In the Registry Editor, navigate to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
- On the right side of the Winlogon key, you'll see a string value called Shell.
- Double-click on Shell and in the Edit Entry dialog box that opens, change the value of the Shell key to C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe.
- Click OK to save your changes.
- Close the Registry Editor.
Some users might also have success with the following opitons:
- Scan the computer for viruses and malware.
- Run a disk cleanup.
- Disable any unnecessary programs and services.
- Reinstall the program that is giving the error.
- Contact the program's support team.