Unable to save or load the Venus 1500 V4 Database, SQLCMD.exe in the wrong spot

Potential Symptoms


  • Product Family: Message Displays
  • Product:
  • Component: Microsoft Windows 10, SQL 2014
  • Control System: Venus 1500 V4


  • During the installation of Microsoft SQL Server it has been known to put SQLCMD.exe in a different spot.
  • The Venus 1500 Database Utility is unable to find it.


  • Navigate here for Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\Client SDK\ODBC\110\
  • Copy the Tools folder.
  • Navigate here for Windows 10: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\90\
  • Paste the folder there.
  • It may be necessary to restart the computer.
  • Load or Save your Database.

For Temporary Operation

  1. Uninstall Venus V4. (see How to uninstall Venus V4 DD2774844)
  2. Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server (see How to remove/uninstall SQL Server 2005, 2008 or 2014 DD3522855)
  3. Manually install SQL Server (see How to Install Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Manually DD3302758)
  4. Install Venus V4 (see How do I update or download Venus 1500 V4 software? DD1993540)
  5. Load or Save your Database.

KB ID: DD4023754

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