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System Requirements

System Requirements

The install process checks that your system meets the minimum requirements; if they are not met, Dragon NaturallySpeaking will not be installed. For the latest technical details, please see Support’s KnowledgeBase.

  • CPU: We recommend 2.2 GHz Intel® dual core or equivalent AMD processor. (Minimum 1 GHz Intel® Pentium® or equivalent AMD processor or 1.66 GHz Intel® Atom® processor). NOTE: Faster processors yield faster performance. (IMPORTANT: SSE2 instruction set is required)
  • Processor Cache: We recommend 2 MB L2 cache. (Minimum: 512 KB L2 cache)
  • Free hard disk space: 3.2 GB (4 GB for localized non-English versions)
  • Supported Operating Systems:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 and higher, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3, 32-bit only
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • RAM: We recommend 2 GB for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 32-bit, 4 GB for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 64-bit. (Minimum: 1 GB for Windows XP and Windows Vista and 2 GB for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.)   
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher for online help (free download at www.microsoft.com)
  • Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 12 or higher, or Google Chrome 16 or higher are required in order to experience the enhanced capabilities in Gmail and Hotmail
  • -    Sound card supporting 16-bit recording
  • A DVD-ROM drive for installation
  • A Nuance-approved noise-canceling headset microphone (included in purchase). See details at support.nuance.com/compatibility/ (includes USB adapters and digital voice recorders).

Note: An Internet connection is required for automatic product activation (a quick anonymous process).

*This edition of Dragon does not support dictation directly into Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. For EMR support, please use Dragon Medical Edition.


 

 

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