Solid Edge System Requirements

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Operating System Requirements and Information

Solid Edge ST5 has been certified to run on the following: 

  • Windows 7 Enterprise, Ultimate, or Professional (32-bit or 64-bit) with Service Pack 1 
  • Windows Vista Business or Vista Enterprise operating system (32-bit or 64-bit) with Service Pack 2 (SP1 minimum)
  • Internet Explorer 9 (IE 7.0 meets minimum requirements)
  • Solid Edge ST5 does not install on Windows XP

Solid Edge stops certifying new releases against an operating system shortly after Microsoft drops mainstream support for it. Microsoft dropped mainstream support for XP in April 2009; therefore Solid Edge ST5 will not install on XP

  • Recommended system configuration
    • 64-bit (x64) processor
    • Windows 7 operating system for optimal performance and user experience
    • At least 2 GB RAM 
    • True Color (32-bit) or 16 million colors (24-bit)
    • Screen Resolution: 1280 x 1024 or higher, widescreen format
  • Minimum system configuration 
    • 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor 
    • Any of the above operating systems 
    • At least 1GB RAM 
    • 65K colors 
    • Screen Resolution: 1280 x 1024 or higher 
    • 3 GB disk space required for installation
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