Please review these hardware requirements and new computer recommendations. QuoteSoft will run on systems with lower capabilities, but the performance may be limited. If you have any questions, please give support a call at 458-207-0551.
Pipe & Duct: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7. Business, Professional, or Ultimate versions preferred (Home version is not supported). International Language Operating Systems only supported on Windows 7, 10 Ultimate.
MEMORY: 64-bit system: 8 GB of RAM minimum 8 GB Min – 16 GB preferred;
Processor: Intel i5-6200U 2.80 GHz, or better.
Recommended new computer purchase, workstation specifications: Windows 10 64 Bit Professional, 16 GB Memory, 400+ GB Solid State Drive, 1 GB Video Card, 2 – 27 Inch HD Monitor or 1 UHD monitor. (4K)
DUAL MONITOR: At least one 22″ HD 1080P monitor or larger, Dual Monitor Capable – 2GB Video Card or better and one 27 inch+ monitor.
UHD – ULTRA HIGH DEFINITION MONITORS: One 4k or UHD monitor is typically preferred setup for QuoteSoft. For 4k monitors 32 inch or 43 inch Dell preferred. 32 or 34 Inch UHD curved monitors are highly recommended. QuoteSoft recommended to run at 100% size.( no monitor scaling )
ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE: Microsoft Office for Small Business 2010, 2013, 2016 or later…
Desktop and Application Virtualization: DirectX required for QuoteSoft Advanced On-Screen Modules.
QuoteSoft 4.0+ Advanced Takeoff requires DirectX to be available.
What is DirectX?
DirectX is a set of components in Windows that allows software, to work directly with your video and audio hardware. Programs that use DirectX can use multimedia accelerator features built-in to your hardware which improves your overall multimedia experience.
SERVER REQUIREMENTS: You can use Windows 2008 Server or above 64 bit OS or use one of the PC’s in the network as the “peer” server. You must be logged on as an administrator to install QuoteSoft software. For Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 operating systems, there are different types of user accounts (i.e.. guest-user or administrator). Administrative accounts are needed to install software and make other changes to the computer. For initial loads or to install updates from QuoteSoft, you must be logged on as an Administrator or a member of the Administrators group. If your computer is connected to a network, your network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this procedure. If you do not have access to make the required system configuration modifications. Please run installations and updates from an administrator’s account. If you are trying to install on a corporate computer or network, please contact the network administrator for administrative permissions.
New Install Disk Space – 600 MB. Accumulative disk space – 20 to 100 GB / per year / per estimator with PDF On-Screen Drawings.
Network Speed 1Gb/s Ethernet recommended.1Gb/s ( 1000 Mb/s) Ethernet network preferred.
6Gb/s Hard Drives preferred. Solid State Drives have substantial speed improvements with QuoteSoft.
The system administrator will need to verify that network anti-virus is not blocking QuoteSoft programs. Anti-virus must be compatible with QuoteSoft operations.
FOR NON-US ENGLISH LANGUAGE – WINDOWS USERS: Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, US-English Version ONLY, or alternately, Windows 7, 10 Ultimate – International Language Operating System. Additional software: QuoteSoft currently requires Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016 for Small Business, US-English version only.
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