With the release of Windows 10 and SQL Server 2014, we want to take the opportunity to point out that complying with minimum system requirements for Universal Office is very important.
Windows 10 is the next generation of PC operating systems. This latest version of Windows passes yet another milestone, taking software development to a higher level. Windows 10 requires your server computer to use at minimum SQL Server 2012, or a more recent version. Older versions of SQL Server are no longer supported and cannot be installed on Windows 10.
Microsoft SQL Server 2014 provides dramatically faster database performance, allowing you to access and work with your patient files in Universal Office more efficiently. The maximum storage capacity for Microsoft SQL Server Express, which is included with Universal Office, has also been increased to 10GB with SQL Server 2014 Express, up from 4GB with SQL Server 2005 Express. That allows you to enjoy premium data storage server technology for longer before requiring an upgrade to a pricier edition, in order to expand your storage capacity.
For your practice management, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 improves performance, availability and reliability, and ultimately enhances your productivity.
Typically, server machines are required to host a server edition of Windows. However, due to the pricey nature of Windows Server, we developed Universal Office to work on a less expensive version of Windows and still act as the server. The minimum required version for your server is Windows 10 Professional. While we allow for Universal Office client to run on Windows 10 Home Edition, we do not support it as to be your server computer.
Whether you plan to upgrade your server or are just deciding to start using Universal Office, make sure you comply with our minimum system requirements. Better yet, we strongly suggest you go with our recommended requirements where applicable.
To reap the benefits of the latest technology and ensure your best experience with Universal Office, we enforce our minimum requirements policy. Learn about our minimum system requirements and our recommendations for Server and Client machines by visiting our Support page and scrolling all the way down.