System Requirement for Visual Studio 2008

Posted: 5th November 2009 by Chris in Development, Software
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Requirements vary for different combinations of components within Visual Studio 2008 Professional Editions. To install Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition, you need:

  • Computer with a 1.6 GHz or faster processor
  • Visual Studio 2008 can be installed on the following operating systems:
    • Windows Vista® (x86 & x64) – all editions except Starter Edition
    • Windows® XP (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 2 or later – all editions except Starter Edition
    • Windows Server® 2003 (x86 & x64) with Service Pack 1 or later (all editions)
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 (x86 and x64) or later (all editions)
  • 384 MB of RAM or more (768 MB of RAM or more for Windows Vista)
  • 2.2 GB of available hard-disk space
  • 5400 RPM hard drive
  • 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution display
  • DVD-ROM Drive

And they left out the last part… a lobotomy

This thing runs like a dog on a core duo 2.6 with 2 gigs mem and a 7200rpm drive.

Running down to the office to fire it up on a dual quad. That should be a short 3 or 4 hour install…

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