System Requirements for Visual Studio .NET Professional




The following are Microsoft’s minimum system requirements. Please ensure your computer meets them before signing out the software.



PC with a Pentium II-class processor, 450 megahertz (MHz)

Operating System

Microsoft Windows NT® 4.0 or later operating system


Microsoft Windows® XP Professional: 160 megabytes (MB) of RAM
Windows 2000 Professional: 96 MB of RAM
Windows 2000 Server: 192 MB of RAM
Windows NT 4.0 Workstation: 64 MB of RAM
Windows NT 4.0 Server: 160 MB of RAM

Hard Disk

3.5 GB on installation drive, which includes 500 MB on system drive


CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive


Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher-resolution monitor with 256 colors

Input Device

Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device