Category Archives: System Requirements

Word 2010 System Requirements

From Microsoft TechNet

Component Requirement
Computer and processor

500-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher

Memory

256 megabytes (MB) RAM; 512 MB RAM recommended for certain advanced functionality.

Hard Disk

2 gigabyte (GB) available disk space

Display

1024 × 576 or higher resolution monitor

Video card requirements: Pixel Shader 20 and Vertex Shader 2.0. Driver date later than Nov. 1, 2004. WHQL certified.

Operating System

Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit), Windows Vista with SP1, Windows Server 2003 R2 with MSXML 6.0, Windows Server 2008 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 or later operating systems.

Other

  • Certain inking features require running Windows XP Tablet PC edition or later; speech recognition functionality requires a close-talk microphone and audio output device.
  • Publications can be sent by using Office Outlook 2007, Outlook Express 6.0, or Windows Live Mail; recipients can view in a variety of e-mail clients and Web-based services.
  • Use of graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or later.
  • Internet Explorer 6 or later, 32-bit browser only. Internet functionality requires Internet access (fees might apply).
  • Actual requirements and product functionality might vary based on the system configuration and operating system. See http://www.office.com/products (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=169378).
  • Co-authoring requires Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or a Windows Live SkyDrive account, and might require more memory.
  • Grammar and contextual spelling in Word 2010 is not turned on unless the computer has 1 GB memory.

PowerPoint 2010 System Requirements

 

From: Microsoft TechNet

Component

Requirement

Computer and Processor

500-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher

Memory

256 megabytes (MB) OF RAM or higher. When embedding video, 512 MB OF RAM is recommended.

Hard Disk

1.5 gigabyte (GB) available disk space

Display

1024 × 576 or higher resolution monitor

Video card requirements: Pixel Shader 20 and Vertex Shader 2.0. Driver date later than Nov. 1, 2004. WHQL certified.

Operating System

Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit), Windows Vista with SP1, Windows Server 2003 R2 with MSXML 6.0, Windows Server 2008 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 or later operating systems.

Other
  • Certain inking features require running Windows XP Table PC edition or later; speech recognition functionality requires a close-talk microphone and audio output device; Information Rights Management features require access to a Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or later running Windows Rights Management Services.
  • Connectivity to Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or later running Windows SharePoint Services is required for certain advanced collaboration functionality. PowerPoint Slide Libraries require Office SharePoint Server 2007.
  • Internet Explorer 6, 32-bit browser only. Internet functionality required Internet access (fees might apply).
  • User of graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or greater.
  • Actual requirements and product functionality might vary based on the system configuration and operating system. Seehttp://www.office.com/products (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=169378).
  • Internet Fax not available on 64-bit operating system.

Project Professional 2010 System Requirements

From: Microsoft TechNet

Component

Requirement

Computer and processor 700-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher
Memory 512 megabytes (MB) RAM or higher
Hard Disk 2 gigabyte (GB) available disk space
Display 1024 × 768 or higher resolution monitor
Operating System

Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit), Windows Vista with SP1, Windows Server 2003 R2 with MSXML 6.0, Windows Server 2008 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 or later operating systems.

Others
  • Windows Server 2008 with SP2 (64-bit) or later running Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is required for certain advanced collaboration functionality. Office Outlook 2003 SP2 or later is required to use the Import Outlook Tasks feature. Visual Reports require Office Excel 2003 SP2 or later and Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007 or later.
  • Microsoft Project Server 2010 is required for Enterprise Project, portfolio, and resource management capabilities. Microsoft Project Web App and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 or later are required for importing tasks to the Outlook calendar or tasks list.
  • SharePoint Server 2010 (installed with Project Server 2010) is required for publishing projects and Windows Workflow Foundation. Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 is required for the Resource Substitution Wizard.
  • Use of graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or later.
  • Internet Explorer 7 or later. Internet functionality requires Internet access (fees might apply).
  • To enable the feature that allows synchronizing Project 2010 with a SharePoint task list, you must install either Microsoft Access 2010 or Microsoft Visio 2010.
  • Before installing Project 2010 to use Visual Reports with Office 2010, you must install Office 2010, Visio 2010 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services 10.0 OLE DB Provider (available as a free download from Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack, October 2008 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=110393).
  • Certain online functionality requires a Windows Live ID.

Product functionality and graphics can vary based on your system configuration.

Some features might require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.


Visio 2010 System Requirements

From: Microsoft TechNet

Component

Requirement

Computer and processor 500-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher
Memory 256 megabytes (MB) RAM, 512 MB RAM recommended for certain advanced functionality.
Hard Disk 2 gigabyte (GB) available disk space
Display 1024 × 768 or higher resolution monitor
Operating System

Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit), Windows Vista with SP1, Windows Server 2003 R2 with MSXML 6.0, Windows Server 2008 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 or later (32-bit and 64-bit) operating systems.

Others
  • Certain advanced collaboration functionality requires connectivity to Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or later running Windows SharePoint Services.
  • Multi-touch features require Windows 7 and a touch enabled device.
  • Certain inking features require running Microsoft XP Table PC edition or later.
  • Use of graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or later.
  • Internet Explorer 6 or later, 32-bit browser only. Internet functionality requires Internet access (fees might apply).
  • Actual requirements and product functionality might vary based on the system configuration and operating system. Seehttp://www.office.com/products (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=169378).

SharePoint Workspace 2010 System Requirements

From: Microsoft TechNet

Component

Requirement

Computer and processor 500-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher
Memory 256 megabytes (MB) RAM or higher
Hard Disk 1.5 gigabyte (GB) available disk space
Display 1024 × 576 or higher resolution monitor
Operating System

Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit), Windows Vista with SP1, Windows Server 2003 R2 with MSXML 6.0, Windows Server 2008 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 or later operating systems.

Others
  • Integration with SharePoint Services requires connectivity to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
  • No support exists for downgrading or reverting to a previous version of an Office Groove 2007 account after starting the upgrade process.
  • Use of graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or later.
  • Internet Explorer 7 or later, 32-bit browser only. Internet functionality requires Internet access (fees might apply).
  • Actual requirements and product functionality might vary based on the system configuration and operating system. Seehttp://www.office.com/products (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=169378).
  • Each computer will need to be upgraded to SharePoint Workspace 2010 to run SharePoint Workspace accounts on multiple computers.

InfoPath 2010 System Requirements

From: Microsoft TechNet

Component

Requirement

Computer and processor 500-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher
Memory 256 megabytes (MB) RAM or higher
Hard Disk 2 gigabyte (GB) available disk space
Display 1024 × 768 or higher resolution monitor
Operating System

Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit), Windows Vista with SP1, Windows Server 2003 R2 with MSXML 6.0, Windows Server 2008 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 or later operating systems.

Others
  • E-mail–based collaboration requires Microsoft Outlook 2010.
  • Connectivity to Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or later running Windows SharePoint Services is required for certain advanced collaboration functionality. Outlook 2010 required for e-mail-based collaboration. Sending forms as e-mail message requires Outlook 2010. Conversions of Word documents require Word 2010. Conversion of Excel worksheet requires Excel 2010. Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 required for browser-enabled InfoPath forms and additional collaboration functionality.
  • Use of graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or later.
  • Internet Explorer 6 or later versions, 32-bit browser only. Internet functionality requires Internet access (fees might apply).
  • Internet Fax is not available on Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, or Windows Vista Home Premium.
  • Actual requirements and product functionality might vary based on the system configuration and operating system. Seehttp://www.office.com/products (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=169378).

Publisher 2010 System Requirements

From: Microsoft TechNet

Component

Requirement

Computer and processor 500-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher
Memory 256 megabytes (MB) RAM or higher
Hard Disk 1.5 gigabyte (GB) available disk space
Display 1024 × 768 or higher resolution monitor
Operating System

Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit), Windows Vista with SP1, Windows Server 2003 R2 with MSXML 6.0, Windows Server 2008 or later (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows 7 or later operating system.

Others
  • Certain inking features require running Windows XP Tablet PC Edition or later; speech recognition functionality requires a close-talk microphone and audio output device.
  • Internet Explorer 6 or later, 32-bit browser only. Internet functionality requires Internet access (fees might apply).
  • Actual requirements and product functionality might vary based on the system configuration and operating system. Seehttp://www.office.com/products (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=169378).
  • Use of graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or later.
  • Internet connectivity and a Windows Live ID, to share Templates and Building Blocks.