Writer’s Workbench System Requirements
Thank you for your interest in Writer's Workbench. This
amazing software runs on most standard personal computers
purchased within the last 10 years.
Writer's Workbench requires U.S. English versions of Microsoft®
Word and Microsoft® Windows.
Writer's Workbench currently runs on Macintosh Computers ONLY if running
Parallels or Apple BootCamp and running a Windows version of
here to request a Macintosh version of Writer's Workbench.
Microsoft Word 2000, Word 2002 (XP), Word 2003, Word 2007, Word 2010, Word 2013 (preliminary version now available) * **
Writer's Workbench is compatible with both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Office
Personal Computer running Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Writer's Workbench is compatible with both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of XP, Vista, and Windows 7
Some knowledge of using Microsoft Word
No Internet connection required after installation
Pentium 100 MHz (minimum requirement) **
128 MB RAM (minimum requirement) **
256 Color (minimum requirement)
Screen Resolution of 800 x 600 or greater
20 MB free hard disk space on C: (minimum requirement) - 320 MB if tutorials are loaded
Uncompressed, indexed folder for installing Writer's Workbench (Technical discussion on this subject)
CD ROM Drive, Diskette Drive, or Network Connection (Software is distributed on CD or through Internet Download)
Adobe® Reader for viewing and/or printing Writer's Workbench documentation
Adobe® Flash Player, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer, or other plug-in for viewing Writer's Workbench video tutorials
* Some versions of Microsoft® Works include Microsoft® Word; others do not. Microsoft® WORD (not Works) is required to run Writer's Workbench. To determine if you have Microsoft® Word loaded on your computer, click Start, Programs, and click on the icon and entry for Microsoft1® Word. If Word opens, your system should be fine to run Writer's Workbench. If you cannot find the entry for Microsoft Word, you will need to purchase Microsoft® Word to be able to use Writer's Workbench. Microsoft® Word is included in all current versions of Microsoft® Office.
** Later versions of Microsoft® Windows and Word require more memory and processing power. For example, if you are using Word '97 on a computer running Windows '95 or Windows '98, you can probably get by with a 100 MHz system with 64 MB of RAM. If you are using Word 2000 on a Windows 2000 system, a minimum requirement would be a 200 MHz system with 64 MB of RAM, but 128 MB of RAM is recommended. If you are using Word XP on a Windows XP system, a 300 MHz system with 128MB of RAM would run, but 256 MB of RAM is recommended. Please see Microsoft's requirements pages for details.
|Word 2000 Requirements -||Microsoft no longer provides Word 2000 requirements|
|Word 2002 (XP) Requirements -||Microsoft no longer provides Word XP requirements|
|Word 2003 Requirements -||http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;822129|
|Word 2007 / 2010 Requirements -||http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/HA101668651033.aspx|
|Word 2013 Requirements -||http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee624351.aspx#Overview1|
If you have any questions about Writer's Workbench requirements, please call 630-548-4219 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before you install Writer's Workbench, please read and follow the installation instructions at the end of the manual.