Quickbooks 2009
System Requirements

The system requirements listed here all apply to Quickbooks 2009 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 Vista with UAC, all editions including 64 bit
  • Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008

For Windows XP:
  • At least 2.0GHz Pentium 4 processor; 2.4GHz recommended
  • At least 256MB RAM for a single user; 512MB recommended
  • At least 512MB of RAM for multiple, concurrent users
  • 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
  • 4x CD-ROM drive required for CD installs
  • Display optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution or higher; supports 800 x 600 using the Small Fonts setting in Windows Control Panel then Display settings

For Windows Vista:
  • At least 2.0GHz Pentium 4 processor; 2.4GHz recommended
  • At least 512MB of RAM for a single user; 1 GB recommended
  • 1 GB of disk space (additional space required for data files)
  • 4x CD-ROM drive required for CD installs
  • Display optimized for 1024 x 768 screen resolution or higher; supports 800 x 600 using the Small Fonts setting in Windows Control Panel then Display settings