A CD drive or access to the Internet is required for product installation. The minimum system configuration for installation is:
Supported Operating Systems
Note: You must have the following Microsoft updates installed on your machine:
Note: Windows 7 operating system is supported only if you have its service pack (SP1) or later installed.
Bentley does not support its software running on Microsoft operating systems versions that Microsoft has "retired". For more information see Microsoft's application retirement policy and the Bentley Application Support Lifecycle.
Internet connectivity is required to install the product. Installer will attempt to automatically detect your computer's proxy settings from the Internet Explorer. If required, the installer will show a dialog for entering user name and password. In the absence of internet connection, you can create a Deployment Image of the product and install it.
The Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications are automatically downloaded and installed to your workstation while you install ProStructures. The contents of the Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications include:
Microsoft Internet Explorer, minimum v11.0, with 128-bit cipher strength. Microsoft no longer supports any versions prior to v11.0. Internet Explorer is not installed as part of the product pre-requisites.
Copyrights in all components are owned by Microsoft Corporation or one of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or licensors.
The minimum recommended workstation profile for running ProStructures CONNECT Edition is:
Intel® or AMD® processor 1.0 GHz or greater. ProStructures is not supported on a CPU that does not support SSE2.
16 GB minimum, 32 GB recommended. More memory almost always improves performance, particularly when working with larger models.
20 GB free disk space (which includes the 12 GB install footprint for a complete installation)
See the graphics card manufacturer for latest information on DirectX drivers. 1 GB of video RAM or higher is recommended. If insufficient video RAM or no graphics card supported by DirectX can be found, ProStructures attempts to use software emulation. For optimal performance, graphics display color depth should be set to 24-bit or higher. When using a color depth setting of 16-bit, some inconsistencies will be noted. For more information on recommended workstation profiles for ProStructures, see MicroStation System Requirements and Hardware Recommendations.
1024 x 768 or higher.
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