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What are the PC requirements for Unity Pro v 8.1?

System with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32/64bits

System: Pentium Processor 2.4 GHz or higher, recommended 3.0 GHz
RAM memory: 2GB minimum; recommended: 3GB
RAM memory (using DTM or X80 drops) : 2GB; recommended: 4GB
Hard disk: minimum available free space 8 GB, recommended 20 GB
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher

On Windows 7 64bits System, installation of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is mandatory

Windows 7 Professional 64bits , with a minimum 4GB RAM memory is recommended for projects using more than 20 DTMs.

System with Microsoft Windows 8.1

System: Pentium Processor 2.4 GHz or higher, recommended 3.0 GHz
RAM memory: 2GB minimum; recommended: 3GB
RAM memory (using DTM or X80 drops) : 2GB; recommended: 4GB
Hard disk: minimum available free space 8 GB, recommended 20 GB

Important Notice : Unity Pro can only run in “Windows 7 compatibility mode”.
To set “Windows 7 compatibility mode” :

After installation of Unity Pro, start  UPWin8.exe. This exe sets Unity Pro exe files (UnityX.exe,CfCatGui.exe, LibsetServer.exe, SETUPEF.exe,
LibsetServer.exe)  in the Windows 7 compatibility mode.

Note :   It works only for "current user".

Another method is :

·          Right click on *Unity Pro* icon (or UnityX.exe)
·          Edit Properties
·          <Compatibility>  select “run  this program in windows Compatibility mode.

System with**Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Recommended version : Windows Server 2008 R2, standard version, SP1

Important NOTE:

Unity Pro requires .NET 3.5. Depending on the target Windows version and Windows configuration, .Net 3.5 may be
- not installed
- installed but not enabled ( the related "windows feature"  is not set ON )
- installed and enabled

Unity Pro setup  tries to automatically install and enable the required .Net 3.5 on the target Windows if necessary.
On *Windows 8  and Windows Server 2008, automatic or manual installation of .Net 3.5 may require an internet connection.

DVD-ROM drive to install the software;
DVD-ROM writer recommended

Display:

Min VGA (800-600).
Recommended: SVGA (1024-768 or more) with high color 24 bits.

Pointing device:
Mouse or compatible devices.

*Access rights on the computer*
Unity Pro V8.1 needs to have Administrator access right for installing the software.
Administrator rights must be used for updating the Hardware catalog (CANopen, DTM)
PRM DTM requires administrator rights to work correctly.

Note:

-   User must check that all directories used by Unity pro are accessible in read write mode.
Check for the Options Management: Options /
- Project Path
- Import / Export file path
- XVM path
- Project settings templates path
- Project settings template file
- Custom Library path
- Working drive
- Log file path

Check the directory c:\UnityProTemp (Hidden directory) has the following rights: Read, Execute and Write.
If these paths are not accessible an error message will appear and the requested operation will fail.

-   Access rights & Multi instances: As some components are shared, when several instances of Unity Pro are launched,
rights access must be the same on all the instances.

-    In Windows 7 , if UAC (User Account Control) is set, and if Unity Pro is executed without checking "Run as Administrator", system
folders can be only be accessed in read only and FFB Libset cannot be modified.






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