HomeTroubleshooting@RISK for Excel: Library"The @RISK Library has not finished loading."

7.5. "The @RISK Library has not finished loading."

Applies to:
@RISK for Excel 5.x

Problem:
I have loaded SQL 2005 Express according to the instructions at http://www.palisade.com/support/sql92847.asp. I tried Show @RISK Library, but I got a message saying

The @RISK Library has not finished loading. Try again later.

Solution:
The most likely cause for this message is a problem with the SQL installed on your computer. Please make sure you install using an account with full Administrator permissions.

You should also verify that you can launch and work with the SQL tool directly. Sometimes the @RISK message above is displayed when SQL is being run for the first time, which requires 30 seconds or more of initialization time.

Please see this article for additional possible causes and their cures: "The @RISK Library is not available because a connection ..."

last edited: 2012-11-13

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