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Steelcalc System Requirements

Operating Systems

Steelcalc v6 is supported on the following operating systems

  • Windows 10 - 32 and 64 Bit
  • Windows 8.1 - 32 and 64 Bit
  • Windows 8 - 32 and 64 Bit
  • Windows 7 - 32 and 64 Bit
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2016

Computer Specifications

Any computer capable of running one of the above operating systems. A minimum Dual Core Processor is required and at least 500MB of free memory.

Active Internet connection. Steelcalc requires direct access to the Internet for downloading updates and licence registration. Steelcalc v6 will notify you if you have any updates to the software or if the library data changes. This keeps your Steelcalc up to date and using the latest loading data.

To get the best from Steelcalc please allow your firewall to allow Steelcalc access to the Internet.

Using a Proxy Server?

Steelcalc can be configured to use your proxy server. It is best to update your IE Internet Option settings. Steelcalc is configured to use these settings automatically.

Prerequisites

New Installation Rules

If you already have Steelcalc installed and the version is Pre Steelcalc 6.3.22 then your current installation is a Per User installation meaning that only one person can use Steelcalc on the same machine, that user also required Administrator rights to enable Steelcalc to be loaded on that user desktop. The latest Steelcalc Steelcalc 6.3.22 and above allows you to install Steelcalc as a Per Machine installation meaning everyone on that machine will have access to Steelcalc.

How to remove the Per User version of Steelcalc

You will need to uninstall Steelcalc which will remove the Per User installation. When installing any Steelcalc above and including 6.3.22 the default will be a Per Machine installation. Please note that your licences will be unregistered when you remove Steelcalc and also all your previous settings will be lost so make sure that you make a backup of your files.

Administrator Permissions

Administrator permissions will be required to install Steelcalc but you do not need to have administrator rights on your windows account.

The Steelcalc software functions without the need of administrator rights.