This article is designed to provide you with guidelines for the minimum and recommended system requirements for running finPOWER Connect.
finPOWER Connect can operate on Windows 7 (32 or 64-bit), Windows 8 (32 or 64-bit) or Windows 10 (32 or 64-bit) operating systems.
Minimum: Windows 7.
Recommended: Windows 10.
Older versions of Windows operating systems are not supported. See Microsoft Product Lifecycle Information for more information.
During installation, finPOWER Connect will detect if the correct version of the .NET Framework is missing and will prompt you to download and install the package if necessary.
For more information see Installing the latest .NET Framework for finPOWER Connect.
Minimum: 1024 x 768.
Recommended: 1920 x 1080 or higher.
For more information see TSB1014.
finPOWER Connect is only designed to operate on and is only tested with Microsoft Window's networking.
Novell, Linux and other non-Windows based network storage devices are not tested or recommended.
finPOWER Connect uses Microsoft Office in some of its functions. Microsoft Word can be used for the generation of documents and letters, and therefore is central to the operation of finPOWER Connect. Microsoft Excel may be used to analyse data within finPOWER Connect. Microsoft Access may be used for advanced database queries and reports.
Minimum: Microsoft Word 2002.
Recommended: Microsoft Office 2016.
Access Database files must be stored on a robust Windows operating system file server.
Recommended maximum total users: 10.
Recommended maximum database size: 200MB.
For more information see TSB1019.
The finPOWER Connect Enterprise Edition allows finPOWER Connect to open and use Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and higher databases.
For more information see SQL Server Notes.
Recommended: SQL Server 2012 running on its own dedicated Server.
For more information on requirements see finPOWER Connect Web Service Requirements.