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System Requirements for 2017 ProSeries Professional Edition, ProSeries Basic Edition, and ProSeries Fixed Asset Manager

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System Requirements for 2017 ProSeries Professional Edition, ProSeries Basic Edition, and ProSeries Fixed Asset Manager

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What are the system requirements for the 2017 Intuit ProConnect ProSeries Professional Edition, Intuit ProConnect ProSeries Basic Edition, and Intuit ProConnect Fixed Asset Manager products?

  1. Intel Core i3 or comparable processor is recommended.
  2. Please visit Microsoft site for RAM requirements for all Windows operating systems..
  3. If seeking to optimize the performance of your computer, solid-state (SSD) hard drives can enhance your computer?s capability
  4. ProSeries requires a mouse and keyboard to function. ProSeries may not function correctly in touchscreen-based interactions.
  5. Inkjet printers not recommended, GDI and host-based printers not supported, and LPT connected printers may experience slower printing speeds.
  6. Internet Explorer must be installed, but does not have to be the default browser.
Standalone Requirements for 2017 ProSeries, ProSeries Basic Edition, and Fixed Asset Manager
Computer Processor 2.0 GHz or faster 1
Installed Random Access Memory
(RAM)
4 GB RAM or more 2
Free Hard Drive Space 4 GB or more 3
Optical Drive New! 4x DVD-ROM or Higher

Note:  This requirement only applies if installing from disc instead of download

Operating System
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8.1 4
  • Windows 10 4

Note:  Windows display settings 'font size' or 'font scaling' cannot be greater than 100%.

Printer Any PCL 5E or higher compatible printer with 32 MB of printer memory 5
Internet Connection High-speed Internet connection (e.g.. Fiber Optic or Cable)

Note: An internet connection is required for certain software operations, such as:

  • ProSeries user login authentication (1st time logging in on a computer)
  • ProSeries user password reset
  • Various online features, functions, and add-on products
Browser Internet Explorer 11.0 6

  1. For more than 2,000 client files, an Intel Core i5 or comparable multi-core processor is highly recommended.
  2. For more than 2,000 client files: Windows Server 2008 (Service Pack 2), Server 2012 Standard, or Server 2016.
  3. Intel Core i3 or comparable processor is recommended.
  4. Please visit Microsoft site for RAM requirements for all Windows operating systems.
  5. An additional 1 GB of storage space is recommended for each 2,000 client files.
  6. If seeking to optimize the performance of your computer, solid-state (SSD) hard drives can enhance your computer?s capability.
  7. ProSeries requires a mouse and keyboard to function. ProSeries may not function correctly in all touchscreen-based interactions.
  8. Due to risk of data corruption, Wi-Fi is not recommended.
  9. Internet Explorer must be installed, but does not have to be the default browser
Network System Requirements for 2017 ProSeries and Fixed Asset Manager
File Server Computer Processor 2.0 GHz CPU as a dedicated file server 1
File Server Memory (RAM) Minimum of 8GB of RAM
Operating System for File Server
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 2008 Server 2
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard 2
  • Windows Server 2016

Note:  Windows display settings 'font size' or 'font scaling' cannot be greater than 100%.

Workstation Computer Processor 2.0 GHz or faster 3
Workstation Memory (RAM) 4 GB RAM or more 4
Workstation
Free Hard Drive Space
4 GB or more 5,6
Optical Drive New! 4x DVD-ROM or Higher

Note:  This requirement only applies if installing from disc instead of download

Workstation Operating System
  • Windows 8.1 7
  • Windows 10 7
Printer See stand-alone system requirements
Network infrastructure 100Mbps+ connection environment 8
Internet connection High-speed Internet connection (e.g. Fiber Optic or Cable)

Note: An internet connection is required for certain software operations, such as:

  • ProSeries user login authentication (1st time logging in on a computer)
  • ProSeries user password reset
  • Various online features, functions, and add-on products
Browser Internet Explorer 11.0 9

Important Information:

  • 64-bit versions of MS Office will be incompatible with certain ProSeries features.
  • We cannot guarantee that ProSeries products/solutions will function properly on operating systems, software, and hardware we do not support. ProSeries Technical Support will not be able to help customers solve problems on unsupported environments in Tax Year 2017, or prior tax years.
  • Some newer high-DPI monitors (4K monitors) may need to ?disable scaling of high DPI settings? to optimize the display presentation of ProSeries.  This Windows setting can be adjusted in the ProSeries short-cut Properties on the Compatibility tab.
  • While some Customers run ProSeries in a Windows emulation environment (i.e Virtual Machine) on the Apple MacOS (formerly Mac OS X) operating system, support for this type of install may be limited. Customers using the Apple MacOS may wish to use the Intuit ProConnect Tax Online instead of or in addition to ProSeries. See for more information on ProConnect Tax Online
  • NAS (Network Attached Storage) is not supported due to the lack of Microsoft Windows based Operating System.
  • Terminal Servers and Cloud (hosted) environments are not supported.

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