System requirements

Operating system

  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32‐bit or 64‐bit)

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (SP1, 32‐bit or 64‐bit)

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (SP3, 32-bit only)

  • You can also install AccountRight Basics on Windows Server 2003 & 2008.


  • Pentium processor at 1GHz or faster

  • 1 GB RAM or higher (2 GB RAM preferred)

  • 2 GB free hard disk space

  • Screen resolution of at least 1024x768, 32‐bit colour


  • Adobe Reader (minimum v7)

  • Internet Explorer (minimum v7)

Microsoft Office (32‐bit)

  • Microsoft Word 2003 to 2010

  • Microsoft Excel 2003 to 2010

  • Microsoft Outlook 2003 to 2010 (for card synchronisation)


A broadband internet connection will be required for processing activation and confirmation of client datafiles. This will also be a requirement for receiving automatic software updates and accessing help over the internet.