Quickbooks System Requirements

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Quickbooks System Requirements 2017-05-13T21:19:53+00:00

QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 15.0

Windows 8, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
Windows 7, all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
Windows Vista (SP2 or later), all editions including 64-bit, natively installed
Windows Server 2012 (Small Business Server/Essentials), Windows Small Business Server 2011, Small Business Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2003 (SP2), including 64-bit, natively installed
Windows:natively installed & Windows 8, Windows 7 (SP1)or Vista with UAC on, Windows Server 2011, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 – Terminal Server Config., Windows Server 2003 (SP2), Windows Small Business Server 2012, Windows Small Business Server 2011, and Windows Small Business Server 2008

Note: Windows Home Server Edition is not supported.

Linux: When using an Enterprise Solutions Database Server-only installation: natively installed OpenSUSE 13.1, Fedora 20, Red Hat Enterprise 6.5.

Client:
2.4 GHz processor minimum
2 GB RAM minimum
Server:
2.4 GHz processor minimum (2.0 GHz for Linux)
2 GB RAM minimum – Server
4x CD-ROM drive required for CD installations
Minimum 1024 x 768 screen resolution or higher with up to 1 Extended monitor
Internet access is required
Windows:
U.S. version of Windows only
Administrator Rights required for the server computer when hosting Multi User Access
Regional Settings are supported when set to English (United States) with keyboard setting to U.S. only
Natively installed
Minimum network requirements:
100 Mbps network card
100 Mbps switch or router
40 Mbps network bandwidth
Disk space (client and server):
2.5 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
Additional software: 250 MB for Microsoft .NET 4 Runtime, provided on the QuickBooks CD
Additional requirements for Intuit Data Protect in QuickBooks Connected Services offerings
Require minimum 2.0 GB Ram
Twice the size of the largest File set to back up + 100MB or twice the size to restore. The space is only required from the work folder LocalApplicationData
Important: Terminal services is only supported with QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions.

Terminal Server cannot be communications server, print server or modem server
Memory Requirements:
5 users: 2-3 GB
10 users: 3-4 GB
15 users: 4-6 GB
20 users: 6-8 GB

QuickBooks is capable of integrating with hundreds of third-party applications. The following integrations are provided with QuickBooks; additional RAM will enhance the use of these features. See Intuit Marketplace for the most up-to-date list.

Microsoft Office:
Office 2010 and Office 2013/365 (including Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013) both on 32 and 64 bit. (Note: Office 365 is only supported when it is locally installed, not the web version.)
Preparing letters requires Microsoft Word 2013, 2010, or 2007.
Exporting reports requires Microsoft Excel 2013, 2010, or 2007.
Contact Synchronization with Microsoft Outlook requires Outlook 2013, 2010, or 2007.
Synchronization with Outlook requires QuickBooks Contact Sync for Outlook (the download is available at no charge).
Contact Sync does not work with the Microsoft Business Contact Manager Outlook plug-in. If a sync is performed, duplicate records could result
QuickBooks Point of Sale 2014 (V12.0), V11.0 , V10.0
Adobe Acrobat Reader: Business Planner functionality and viewing forms requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or later.
Payroll and other online features and services requires Internet access with at least a 56 Kbps connection speed (DSL or cable modem recommended).
TurboTax 2013 and 2014 (Personal and Business)
Lacerte 2014 and 2013.
Pro-Series tax years 2014 and 2013.
QuickBooks for Mac 2015.
Gmail, Yahoo Email, Windows Mail, Hotmail and AOL.
Internet Explorer 11, 10, and 9.

QuickBooks Pro 2015 has been tested with the following firewall and antivirus products.

Note: In some cases, it may be necessary to adjust settings in these products to ensure the best possible performance with QuickBooks.

Windows Server Firewall (all editions)
Windows 8 and 8.1 Firewall (all editions)
Windows 7 Firewall (all editions)
Windows Vista Firewall (all editions)
Microsoft Security Essentials
Avast
Windows Defender
AVG
Symantec
ESET
Avira
Kaspersky
McAfee
Bitdefender
Norton
Note: QuickBooks will work with systems running RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) but this is not recommended because performance issues may cause QuickBooks to operate slowly.