Hardware Requirements

FH is compatible with most Windows 64-bit operating systems on new computer/server installations of Windows. Computers and servers upgraded from 32-bit systems to 64-bit systems have demonstrated problems and are NOT recommended.

Minimum Recommended
 RAM: 512 MB Available memory 1 GB or higher
 Video: 800×600 resolution 1024×768 resolution
 Disk Space: 2 GB* free disk space 4 GB free disk space
 Operating System: Windows XP SP2 or Windows 10

* Depending on your workstation’s configuration, you may want to consider a faster processor and additional RAM, if you are purchasing a new computer.

Note: For Novell, NT, and other networks we recommend an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) be placed between workstations and the power source.

What about FH Enterprise Hardware Requirements?

What about FH Web Hardware Requirements?

What about FH CAD Monitor Hardware Requirements?

Compatibility with Windows

FIREHOUSE Software versions 6 and 7, FH Mobile, and FH CAD Monitor are compatible with most Windows 32 bit operating systems. FH is compatible with most Windows 64-bit operating systems on new computer/server installations of Windows. Computers and servers upgraded from 32-bit systems to 64-bit systems have demonstrated problems and are NOT recommended.

Please review the chart below for the operating systems recommended at this time for use on desktop workstations, servers, and mobile computers.

Workstations/ Laptops FH6 FH 7 FH Web FH Mobile FH CAD Monitor
Windows XP Home Y Y Y
Windows XP Pro Y Y Y Y Y
Windows Vista (Business) Y Y Y Y
Windows 7 32-bit versions Y Y Y
Windows 7 64-bit versions Y Y
Windows 8 / 8.1   Y Y  Y
Windows 10   Y Y
Servers
Windows 2000 Y Y Y
Windows 2003 Y Y Y Y
Windows 2008 32-bit Y Y Y
Windows 2008 64-bit Y Y

(Exclude Srvc Mgr)

Windows 2012   Y  Y  Y
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