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What are the requirements for the IDC?

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System requirements for the IDC


For a smooth installation and worry free operation of the IDC, the following requirements are needed.

System Requirements:  Please refer to KB436 for system requirements. 


Installation Requirements:  

  • Be sure your computer is healthy
    • Run Windows Update to get the latest updates from Microsoft.
  • Be sure you have Windows Administrator User rights on your computer
    • This is required for installation of IDC prerequisites.
  • Be sure you log in as the Windows User who will be using the IDC on that computer. 
  • Recommended (during installation only): 
    • Turn off Windows Firewall,
    • Turn off Anti-virus/Anti-spyware software during installation. 
  • Confirm that your default browser is set up to allow ClickOnce applications.   
  • .Net Framework 4.0 Service Pack 1 or higher.  
    • IDC will check your computer for this and attempt to install if it is not found.
    • Installation of .Net Framework 4.0 Service Pack 1 or higher requires Windows Administrative rights on your computer. 
    • Installation is only required once per computer.  You can also install this from the following link
  • Microsoft SQL Compact
    • IDC will check your machine for SQL Compact and attempt to install if not found.
    • Installation of SQL Compact requires Administrative rights on the machine.
    • Installation is only required once per computer.   You can also install this from the following link.

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Last Updated
Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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