finPOWER Connect System Requirements
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 10 or Windows Server 2016 or later operating systems.
Minimum: Windows 10
Recommended: Windows 10
Minimum: Windows Server 2016
Recommended: Windows Server 2019
finPOWER Connect may run under other versions of Windows - but are not supported by Intersoft Systems.
These recommendations are based upon Microsoft's Windows product lifecycles, see Windows lifecycle fact sheet. Please note, Windows versions that have reached their end of service should be considered not supported.
- finPOWER Connect 3.0.x requires the .NET Framework version 4.5 or later to be installed. However, it is strongly recommended you install version 4.6.1 or later.
- finPOWER Connect 3.1.x or later requires the .NET Framework version 4.6.1 or later to be installed. However, it is strongly recommended you install version 4.8 or later.
- finPOWER Connect 3.4.1 or later requires the .NET Framework version 4.8 or later to be installed.
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: 4GB RAM.
Recommended: 8GB RAM or more on 64-bit operating systems.
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.
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 2010
Recommended: Microsoft Office 2019
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 2012 and higher databases.
For more information see SQL Server 2019 Guide.
Recommended: SQL Server 2019 running on its own dedicated Server. For more information see the Guide listed above.