Becker CPA Exam Review: Minimum System Requirements for Windows and Mac

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Question
What are the minimum system requirements to run the desktop software?
Answer

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

WINDOWS

Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 (Recommended: 64 Bit versions)
  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • 2GB of RAM minimum (Recommended: 4GB of RAM or greater)
  • 10 GB available hard-disk space (Recommended: 10GB+ on SSD)
  • Display capable of 1024 × 768 resolution (Recommended: 1280 x 800 or higher)
  • Dedicated Windows-compatible sound card, microphone, and speakers
  • Administrative-level access is required to activate and operate the software
  • Internet access - 20Mbps down / 10Mbps up minimum (Recommended: 100Mbps down / 25Mbps up

MAC

Mac OS X: Last two versions 

  • Intel processor (Recommended: Dual core 2.0GHz or faster)
  • 2GB of RAM minimum (Recommended: 4GB of RAM or greater)
  • 10 GB available hard-disk space (Recommended: 10GB+ on SSD)
  • Display capable of 1024 × 768 resolution (Recommended: 1280 x 800 or higher)
  • Sound card and speakers
  • Administrative-level access is required to activate and operate the software
  • Internet access - 20Mbps down / 10Mbps up minimum (Recommended: 100Mbps down / 25Mbps up)
 

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