What operating systems are supported with the Venus 1500 software versions?

​​Question

  • Does Venus 1500 work on MAC OS?
  • What operating systems OS are supported with the Venus 1500 software versions?
  • What OS works with which software?
  • How do I obtain the software?
  • Which Operating Systems are compatible with Venus 1500 version 4?

Environment

  • Product Family: Software
  • Product: Venus 1500 Software
  • Component:
  • Control System:

​Note: Venus 1500 Version 3 is supported and designed to work on operating systems up to Windows Vista only.

 

Answer/Steps

 

Venus 1500 Version 1

  • Available: (Free to DL from Dakfiles.daktronics.com) Password - spoon.
  • Supported OS: Windows 3.1, 95, 98, ME, NT4 and 2000.

Venus 1500 Version 2

  • Available: (On v3.12 CD).
  • Supported OS: Windows 98, ME, NT 4 and 2000.

Venus 1500 Version 3

  • Available: On CD for users that currently own Version 3.
  • Supported OS: Windows 98, ME, 2000 and XP (Home & Pro), Vista (32 bit)*.
    • Requires Administrator access to run Software until v3.5.0​.

Venus 1500 Version 4.20.4 and below:

  • Available: For download from Daktronics.com.  Contact Customer Service Rep to order a license if you do not already have one.
  • Supported OS: Windows XP Professional, Vista or 7 (64 Bit support was added at 4.4).
    • Windows 8 Support only with v4.18 and above.
    • Last version to support 56K modem communication is 4.19.2.

Venus 1500 Version 4.22 and above:

  • Supported OS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.

KB ID: DD1995806


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