Quickbooks 2008
System Requirements

The system requirements listed here all apply to Quickbooks 2008 SimpleStart, Pro and Premier Editions. To avoid some other technical jargons, I only included the requirements for hardware components. If you want to view the whole list, you can visit Quickbooks website for more detailed information.

Operating systems supported:

  • Windows XP (SP2 or later strongly recommended), all editions including 64 bit if SP2 or later installed
  • Windows server 2003
  • Windows Vista, all editions including 64 bit

For Windows XP:
  • At least 1.8 GHz processor, 2.0 GHz recommended
  • At least 256 MB RAM for a single user; 512 MB recommended
  • At least 512 MB of RAM for multiple, concurrent users
  • 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
  • 4x CD-ROM drive
  • Optimized for 1024x768 screen resolution or higher; supports 800x600 using the Small Sonts setting in Windows Control Panel then Display settings

For Windows Vista:
  • At least 2.0 GHz processor
  • At least 512 MB of RAM; 1 GB recommended
  • 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
  • 4x CD-ROM drive
  • Optimized for 1024x768 screen resolution or higher; supports 800x600 using the Small Sonts setting in Windows Control Panel then Display settings