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Forecast 5 Installation Checklist

Before beginning your install of Forecast 5, we recommend you run through this check list and check the system requirements to ensure that you do not run into any issues.

1. Permissions SQL Server* permissions, as well as Windows Administration permissions on the computer
2. Passwords SA SQL Password*
3. Ant-virus Temporarily disabled for the duration of the installation
4. Prerequisite Software .NET Framework 4.0 and SQL Server 2008* or higher
5. SQL Server (New or Existing) SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2* or higher
6. Operating System Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
7. Free Hard Drive Space 10 GB or higher
8. System Memory 8 GB or higher**

Please note that Forecast 5 cannot connect to an existing database and will need to create its own. (Unless it is a Forecast 5 Version 3 database).

* Only relevant in a multi-user environment or when using SQL Server Express and above (Not the default LocalDB)
** Please increase this requirement should the machine be hosting the SQL Server also (Not including LocalDB)

Last Updated On: December 10, 2017