Minimum system requirements for Works 7.0

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This article describes the minimum system requirements to install and run Microsoft Works 7.0.


Minimum system requirements

  • Multimedia computer that has a Pentium 120 megahertz (MHz) or higher processor
  • Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, or a later version
  • 16 megabytes (MB) RAM for Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition (32 MB of RAM recommended); 32 MB RAM for Windows 2000 SP2 or Windows XP Home Edition or Windows XP Professional
  • 90-180 MB of hard-disk space
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 software. This software is required and is included in Works 7.0. Up to an additional 65 MB of hard-disk space may be required for an upgrade to Microsoft Internet Explorer. This installation will not replace your primary browser.
  • Quad-speed or faster CD drive
  • Super VGA, 16-bit color monitor that supports 800 x 600 resolution or a higher resolution
  • Microsoft pointing device, Microsoft IntelliMouse®, or a compatible pointing device
  • 14,400 or higher–baud modem
  • * Windows CD 2.0 or a later version-based device that contains ActiveSync® 3.0, Palm 3.0, or a later version-compatible device that contains HotSync 2.0 for synchronization of Microsoft Works data required
  • ** Requires Internet connection. Access to and use of the Internet may require payment of a separate fee to an Internet service provider. Local and long distance telephone charges may apply.


Article ID: 331082 - Last Review: February 1, 2007 - Revision: 3.4
  • Microsoft Works 7.0
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