How do I reinstall or set up the Venus 1500 V4 software after a computer crash, hard drive reimage, or change of computers?

Topic

  • How do I reinstall or setup the Venus 1500 V4 software after a computer crash, hard drive reimage, or new computer purchase?
  • My computer has crashed, my hard drive has been reimaged, or I have a change of computers, how do I reinstall the Venus 1500 V4 software?

Environment

  • Product: Software
  • Components:
  • Control System: Venus 1500 V4

Steps

Prior to installing Venus 1500 v4.22.3, please ensure you run all available Windows updates and have .NET Framework 3.5 feature enabled for higher success rate.
  1. Download and install the latest Venus 1500 V4 software on the new computer by following, How do I update or download Venus 1500 V4 software?, DD1993540.
  2. Set Schedule tab in Venus 1500 to previous mode used (Continuous Mode or Scheduled Mode).  For instruction, refer to How do I switch between Continuous Mode and Schedule Mode in Venus 1500 V4?, DD1996807.
    • Venus 1500 installs with schedule set to Continuous Mode by default, Change to Scheduled mode if needed before transferring database.
  3. Obtain a copy of the old computer database if accessible by following, How do I use the Nucleus Server Database utility to transfer or save a database?, DD1705994.
  4. Download the free media kit for your specific display size by following, How do I download the Venus 1500 V4 Media Kit?, DD1986681.
  5. Register your Venus 1500 V4 on your new computer by following, How do I register or license Venus 1500 V4 software? , DD2194981.
    • Note: This step is not be required if using the latest version (4.22.3) of the software installation.

Additional Resource:


Alternatively, learn more about Venus Control Suite to enhance your control software experience.

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