Hardware Compatability

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Operating system

Supported Operating Systems (32-bit or 64-bit unless otherwise noted)

Windows® 7 SP1 (Professional Edition or higher)
Windows® Vista SP2 (Business Edition or higher)
Windows® XP SP3 (SP2 for 64-bit; 64-bit requires .NET Framework 3.5)
Windows® Embedded POSReady 2009 (32-bit only)
Windows® Embedded for Point of Service – WEPOS 1.1 SP3 (32-bit only)
Windows® Server 2008 R2
Windows® Server 2008 SP2
Windows® Server 2003 SP3
Windows® Small Business Server 2008
Windows® Small Business Server 2003

Hardware resources

Personal Computer:

Intel Pentium 600 MHz or higher processor (1 GHz recommended)

Available hard-disk space:

50 MB (1 GB for Microsoft Dynamics RMS Headquarters)


192 MB of RAM (512 MB or higher recommended)

CD-ROM drive:


VGA (800×600) or higher-resolution monitor with 256 colors for Point of Sale application

VGA (1024×768) or higher-resolution for Manager application.

Pointing Device:

Microsoft Mouse or compatible

32-bit network card required for Microsoft Dynamics RMS Headquarters