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What are the minimum requirements to install WorldShip on my computer?

Minimum System Requirements for WorldShip® 2015, version 18.0:

System Requirements
For Microsoft® Windows® Vista SP2, Microsoft® Windows® 7 and Microsoft® Windows® 8:

  • x86 or x64 processor running 1 GHz or faster (1.5 GHz recommended)
Operating System
Microsoft® Windows® Vista (32-/64-bit) SP2
Microsoft® Windows® 7 (32-/64-bit)
Microsoft® Windows® 8 (32-/64-bit)
For Microsoft® Windows® Vista SP2:

  • 512 MB RAM (for Home Basic)
  • 1 GB RAM for all other versions

For Microsoft® Windows® 7 and Microsoft® Windows® 8:

  • 1 GB RAM (32-bit)
  • 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
Minimum Resolution 1024x768

Minimum Color Depth 256
Microsoft® mouse or compatible pointing device
Report Printer
HP® LaserJet®-compatible with minimum 300 dpi
Label Printer
HP® LaserJet®-compatible with minimum 300 dpi or UPS Thermal Label Printer
DVD drive (for installations from DVD)
Serial and/or USB (scales, dimensioners)
Internet Connectivity
Broadband/High Speed Internet access (recommended)

Dial-up Internet access (minimum)
Space Requirements
2.3 GB free hard disk space for Standalone, LAN administrator and remote installations

  • An additional 700 MB free disk space required on the shared drive for LAN installations


  • Installations via electronic media may require an additional 1.4 GB
  • If Microsoft® .NET Framework is not installed an additional 500 MB is required
For Microsoft® Windows® Vista, Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 or higher

Microsoft® Windows® 7, Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0 or higher

For Microsoft® Windows® 8, Internet Explorer® 10.0 or higher
Microsoft® Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.8 SP1 or higher
Software (Conditional)
Components installed if not already available on the operating system:

  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 2.0.- Microsoft® Windows® Vista and Microsoft® Windows® 7
  • Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5.- Microsoft® Windows® 8
  • Microsoft® .SQL Server 2005 - Microsoft® Windows® Vista and Microsoft® Windows® 7
  • Microsoft® .SQL Server 2008 - Microsoft® Windows® 8
User Rights
Users of WorldShip must have "Modify" rights to the UPS\WSTD folder(s) and subfolders.

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