Before installing and using QuickBooks Desktop, it is important to know the necessary system requirements. This will ensure that QuickBooks is compatible with your setup and will help avoid problems when you start using the program.

Take note!

  • This article uses the term "natively installed" which means it was installed on a particular system or environment that it was designed for. It also means that it doesn't need to run in a virtual environment or emulation software.
  • Windows Home Server Edition is not supported for all QuickBooks Desktop versions mentioned.

This article is part of a series that covers basic information about setting up QuickBooks Desktop.