OPTAC3 PC/Server System Requirements

OPTAC3 PC/Server System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP Pro (SP3) (32 bit version)
  • VISTA Enterprise, Business or Ultimate (SP2) (All versions 32 bit)
  • Windows 7 Enterprise, Professional or Ultimate (SP1) (32 bit and 64 bit versions)
  • Windows 8 Professional or Enterprise (64 bit version only)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (SP2) (All versions 32 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (All versions 32 bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP1)
  • Internet Explorer 8, 9 & 10
  • Processor running at 2GHz. (Multi-core Processor running at 2.8GHz or above recommended.)
  • 3GB RAM (4GB or above recommended)
  • 12GB Free Hard Disk Space. Can increase depending on size of database/number of uploads.
  • 1 x Free Active USB Port for OPTAC3 USB Software Key
  • NTFS File System
  • DVD Drive
  • Display Resolution: 1024 x 768. (1280 x 1024 or higher recommended.)

For SQL Server 2005 Express databases that exceed 4GB SQL Server 2005 Standard or Enterprise (both with Service Pack 4) is required.

For SQL Server 2008R2 Express databases that exceed 10GB SQL Server 2008R2 Standard or Enterprise is required.

If you are a Windows XP Pro or Windows 8 user you may need your Windows operating system installation disk.

Optional: 1 x Free Active USB Port if using Panasonic Analogue Chart Scanner
Optional: 1 x Free Active USB Port if using OPTAC Download Tool
Optional: 1 x Free Active USB Port if using Smart Card Reader (not supported on Windows 7 or Windows 8)

We are unable to support the following Operating Systems:

  • Windows 2003 or 2008 Server for Small Business
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Any system with a pre-existing installation of SQL Server 2012

OPTAC3 cannot be installed on servers with the following roles:

  • Domain controller of any type
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • SharePoint
  • Terminal Services

If you are not sure whether your PC or Server meets the OPTAC3 System requirements, please contact the Customer Support Team on +44 1382 866356