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Minimum System Requirements for Windows for Workgroups

This article was previously published under Q89333
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SUMMARY
Below are the minimum system requirements for Microsoft Windows forWorkgroups. Requirements differ for a client (a machine that is not sharingits printers/directories) and a server (a machine that is sharing itsprinters/directories).
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The minimum client installation of Windows for Workgroups requires:

  • 80286 microprocessor or better for version 3.1
  • 80386sx microprocessor or better for version 3.11
  • 2048 kilobytes (K) total memory for version 3.1
  • 3 megabytes (MB) total memory for version 3.1 (2 MB with no network installed)
  • 3 megabytes (MB) total memory for version 3.11 (4 MB is recommended)
  • 6.2 MB of hard drive space (14.5 MB recommended)
The minimum server installation of Windows for Workgroups requires:

  • 80386sx microprocessor or better
  • 3072K total memory (4096K recommended)
  • 3 megabytes (MB) total memory for version 3.1 (4 MB recommended)
  • 3 megabytes (MB) total memory for version 3.11 (4 MB is recommended)
  • 10.5 MB of hard drive space (14.5 MB recommended)
If the server is also acting as a Mail postoffice, additional hard drivespace is required on the server.
3.10 3.11 minimum setup
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Article ID: 89333 - Last Review: 10/29/2003 17:47:46 - Revision: 3.0

  • Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11
  • KB89333
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